Retreat Centre Coordinator

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamilton, established in 1856, is the second largest diocese in English speaking Canada and serves the needs of more than 626,000 Roman Catholics, throughout Southwestern Ontario. Reporting to the Episcopal Director of Finance and Administration, the primary role of the Full-time Retreat Centre Coordinator is to develop and manage the Mount Mary Immaculate Retreat Centre. The ambition is to foster an environment of spiritual renewal, embracing Eastern and Western Catholic traditions, while welcoming all denominations who seek God through prayer, quiet reflection, the celebration of our faith and the beauty of creation. Through these means, we also hope to foster engagement with visitors who will in turn share our story with their family and friends.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Ownership and accountability for the events calendar – be a liaison to ensure appropriate allocation of staff for all events.
  • Organization of booking new events.
  • Foster relationships with current key organizations and brainstorm new ideas to promote the Retreat Centre.
  • Working with the Catholic School Board and Catholic Parishes to develop programming.
  • Management of kitchen and cleaning staff.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as required.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A post-secondary degree, ideally in hospitality and tourism management.
  • Smart Serve certification is preferred but not required.
  • Relevant experience – minimum 2 years in hospitality.
  • Proven track record of leadership and problem solving.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are vital.
  • Availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

This position offers a competitive compensation and benefit package along with a great work environment.

To Apply:

If this sounds like you, please apply by e-mailing your resume to ggrewal@hamiltondiocese.com with the subject line “Retreat Centre Coordinator.”

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.