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Are you looking for a new career?

We’d love to have you become part of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods staff! You can find a variety of positions available with the sisters. And, many of the people who come to work for the Congregation stay for many years, because they like the atmosphere, meaningful work and camaraderie.

Who are the Sisters of Providence?

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods are a Congregation of nearly 350 Roman Catholic women religious (sisters) who serve in a variety of ministries throughout the U.S. and Asia. Our motherhouse is located at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., on 1,200 beautiful wooded acres, just northwest of downtown Terre Haute.

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Congregation in 1840 and the sisters live out her legacy of furthering God’s loving plans by devoting themselves to serving others through works of love, mercy and justice.

Persons who join the staff of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and its sponsored ministries partner with the Congregation to carry forth its mission.

Employment with the Sisters of Providence

Sisters of Providence is an equal opportunity employer by choice. As a non-profit organization, we offer competitive salary commensurate with experience and a variety of benefits. Job openings are posted here. Each position has its own specific job requirements and deadlines for application.

Providence Health Care (PHC) is a ministry of the Sisters of Providence. PHC employment opportunities can be accessed here.

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Current openings

Administrative Support Specialist

The Administrative Support Specialist serves as a primary point of contact and resource for both the Mission Advancement team, congregation, and donors, for various aspects of fundraising appeals, donor relations projects and events. This employee is responsible for the accurate allocation and recording of funds according to donor, grant, foundation, etc guidelines and performing duties in support of efficient operations of the department including: maintaining the donor database, communicating with donors, coordinating in the planning and execution of special events, and supervising volunteers (7-10) within the department including the Stewardship and Donor Recognition Coordinator.

General Secretary

The appointed General Secretary of the Congregation maintains all official documents of the Congregation and observes the legal requirements for all official papers and transactions. The General Secretary records accurately the proceedings and acts of the General Council and is accountable to the General Superior and the General Council. (Constitutions, Article 82) The General Secretary is appointed by the General Superior with the consent of the General Council of the Congregation. (Complementary Document, Article 26)

Staff Accountant – Part time

The Staff Accountant will support the CFO, Controller, and Accounting Supervisor in carrying out the responsibilities of the Central Business Office.  To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Part time 20 – 25 hours per week.