Executive Director

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Galilee Mission Centre of Arnprior

Invites applications for the position of

Executive Director

A Mission of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Galilee Centre is a highly active, well-
known and well-respected retreat and renewal centre. Located with a high view over
the Ottawa River, the Centre provides a variety of spiritual life programs and hosts
religious groups and individuals, as well as groups from business and the general
public. Galilee has a reputation for gracious hospitality, and boasts spacious grounds,
meeting rooms, dining facilities and overnight accommodations.

Position Profile

Reporting to a volunteer board of directors, the Executive Director will be responsible for
the administration and promotion of Galilee Centre as an inclusive Spiritual Life Centre
to the broader community. Focused on the Vision, Mission and Values, and working
with a staff of full- and part-time employees and a network of volunteers, the Executive
Director will plan, oversee and promote a busy and creative agenda of programs and
services that responds to the broader community needs. The Executive Director will be
responsible for overall management and organization of the Centre’s operations and
implementation of board decisions.


Having a solid knowledge and love of Church and the Mission of the Oblates, the ideal
candidate will have a solid foundation in theology and spirituality, several years of
management experience, and proven skills in computer technology and virtual
programming. Energetic and highly self-motivated, the candidate will have experience
in working collaboratively with staff and volunteers, managing infrastructure, fundraising,
and an understanding of good board governance and not-for-profits boards.

Applications are to include a covering letter and a curriculum vitae; are to be forwarded
to the Selection Committee, GMCA, 398 John Street North, Arnprior, ON K7S 2P6 or at
recruitment@galileecentre.com; and, will be accepted until April 23, 2021. Only
candidates selected for interview will be contacted