By Emily Banyas
Sr. Marketing Communication Specialist
John Knox Village

Job seekers are invited to attend John Knox Village’s Fall Hiring Fair. Thursday, November 8, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Ambassador Room, 500 N.W. Murray Road, Lee’s Summit, Missouri

In addition to meeting one-on-one with the hiring manager, there will be opportunities to learn about benefits, enjoy light refreshments, enter for giveaways (including a chance at a $200 Visa gift card) and more. Those interested can check out the openings and apply at before arriving. Questions can be sent to

Since 1970, John Knox Village associates have been enriching lives and building community for Village residents as well as the individuals they serve who live across the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.

A not-for-profit life plan retirement community in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, the Village is looking to expand its associate ranks. From maintenance to housekeeping to restaurant/foodservice to nursing – and everything in between – the Village has a variety of career opportunities available.

“We provide a small town’s worth of services to the more than 1,200 residents living on our campus. We have restaurants, beauty salons, landscaping, housekeeping, laundry, maintenance, office staff and much more,” said Trisha Pepper, manager of recruitment and employment at John Knox Village. “Our associates care for the Village’s beauty, resident comfort and satisfaction, and day-to-day business operations, and they are essential to building and enriching the Village community.”

What’s more, with multiple agencies/facilities that provide health care services both on the Village campus and in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, the Village has opportunities for nurses who are in all stages of their careers.

“When you join the Village, you’re not just starting a new job – you are joining a community of people who are committed to serving older adults, building relationships and making a difference,” Pepper said.

Currently, about 975 individuals are employed at John Knox Village.

John Knox Village is a life plan community located in Lee’s Summit, Missouri that provides all the services and amenities associated with independent living, assisted living and a comprehensive skilled nursing facility. In addition, the Village provides a full array of health care services to older adults wherever they live through our home health agency, hospice agency, private duty care agency and memory care, post-acute care, rehab and inpatient hospice services.