53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627

Program Director


Job Title: Program Director

Status: Full-Time, Hourly, Exempt

Anticipated Hours: 40 hours per week

Reports to: Executive Director


Are you passionate about the well-being of others? Do you seek to bring spiritual nourishment and awareness to all who seek deeper connection with themselves and the divine?

Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center seeks a full-time Program Director.

Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center, located in Westfield, MA, has an immediate opening for a full-time experienced Program Director.  We are seeking a person with depth of spiritual understanding and experience who is grounded in the Roman Catholic faith, to bring to fruition the mission and vision through the oversight, management and development of retreat programming.

Our ideal candidate will have experience working in a spiritual and/or nonprofit setting, previous experience creating and executing various types of programming with positive results, and training and experience as a spiritual guide (director) and/or willingness to complete a training program. A graduate degree in theology (Masters of Divinity, contemporary spirituality, religious studies, pastoral ministry, theology, or equivalent) is preferred.

Genesis, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, established in 1976 is a retreat and conference center founded by the Sisters of Providence of Holyoke, MA. and is beautifully situated on 19.5 acres of peaceful wooded property. In 2016 Genesis was certified as Providence Arboretum and includes gardens, spiritual reflection points such as the Compassionate Curve pathway, a labyrinth, and peace pole.

This Retreat Center is open year-round, welcoming individuals and groups of women and men of all faith traditions who seek time and space for reflection and a deeper relationship with God. It offers private and directed retreats, various sponsored and hosted day and overnight programs, and has 30 overnight guest rooms and two dining rooms. A free-standing Carriage House provides several conference and meeting rooms that can accommodate approximately 75 to 100 people.

Anticipated Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm. Flexible schedule to accommodate evenings and weekends as needed.

Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000

Benefits Package: Full time benefit package includes health and dental insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, and more.

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Application: To apply, kindly submit a cover letter describing your interest and sense of fit with the qualifications of the position plus a current resume to:


Anne Chapdelaine, Interim Executive Director

Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center

53 Mill Street

Westfield, MA 01085

Anne Chapdelaine: achapdelaine@sisofprov.org

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