53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627

Volunteers & Volunteering

Volunteers help fulfill Genesis’ Mission through hours of office support, gardening activities, guest registration, and special projects. If you are interested in volunteering, contact the Genesis Office staff at 413-562-3627.

Earth Caretakers

  • Mary Haberstroh, Gardener
  • Kathleen Kitka, Arboretum Consultant
  • Janet Kondrat, Herb Gardener
  • Daniel O'Connor, Gardner
  • Ronnie Sienkiewicz, Gardner


  • Evelyn Calleva
  • Ann Cestari
  • Julie Crane, SP
  • Kathleen Dugan
  • Peg Gilbert
  • Ann McGaharn, ASP
  • Patricia McGovern, ASP 
  • Bob O’Brien
  • Kat Peterson
  • Sue Phelon
  • Dorothy Pilkington, SSJ
  • Lorraine Salvas  
  • Mary Talarico
Oh, great Father, never let me judge another man until I have walked in his moccasins for two weeks.
- A Prayer for Understanding