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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

Major Gift Officer

The Major Gifts Officer develops the capital campaign giving and major gift program for Advancement Services – creating and implementing goals and strategies for moving individuals with capacity and high net worth individuals along the giving process to make a significant or transformational gift. The Major Gifts Officer also solicits grant support from foundations and organizations. This role includes promoting support for all ministries, matching donor interest with strategic priorities of Sisters of Providence as directed by General Administration. Initially, the person in this position will have primary responsibility for securing commitments for the silent phase of a capital campaign.

Constituent Engagement & Planned Giving Manager

The Constituent Engagement & Planned Giving Manager provides engagement opportunities for all constituencies, with a primary focus on supporting alumnae/i relations, and a broader goal of building upon the planned giving program. This involves creating engagement plans for various constituent and affinity groups, regularly communicating with the groups, soliciting planned gifts, monitoring estate/trust administration and supporting events designed to inform and engage constituencies in the mission and ministries of the Sisters of Providence.

Maintenance Tech

The Maintenance Technician works under the supervision of the Utility Manager in the performance of a wide variety of jobs in repair and renovation of buildings and furnishings in the buildings on the campus of the Sisters of Providence and in other buildings owned by the Sisters of Providence.

Grounds Tech

The Grounds Technician works under the supervision and direction of the Manager of Grounds Services in the maintenance of the grounds of the Sisters of Providence.  Grounds Technicians also provide general labor for a wide variety of department projects on campus.