Join Our Team as Executive Director

Well of Mercy, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, announces the search for an Executive Director to assume leadership in January 2025.

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About Well of Mercy

Opened in 1997, Well of Mercy is a retreat center for adults located on a serene 110-acre property in rural Hamptonville, NC. Our facility includes seven buildings with 18 private bedrooms, a separate Chapel, a screened pavilion, and three meeting spaces. We offer services such as spiritual direction, massage, and Healing Touch. Guided by a Board of Directors, we operate with an annual budget of $780k and a dedicated team of 12 employees (10 part-time and 2 full-time), alongside 3 regular volunteers and 15 intermittent volunteers.

Position Overview

We are looking for a compassionate and visionary leader to guide our mission of providing spiritual hospitality and care. The ideal candidate will embody our core values of Hospitality, Deep Peace & Quiet, Inclusiveness, and Reverence for Earth. For detailed information, please review the following documents:

Application Process

Interested individuals should submit their resumes to by August 15th. Interviews will be conducted in September.

For more insights, read current Executive Director, Sandra O’Brien’s announcement letter, A New Season on the Horizon.


Contact Us

For any questions or further information, feel free to reach out to us at

We look forward to embarking on this new journey together and welcoming a new leader to our dedicated team.

All content found on Well of Mercy's website is intended as suggestions for independent spiritual exploration and is not meant to be prescriptive. Before beginning a practice, or engaging in an activity that may affect mental and/or physical health, please discuss any concerns with an appropriate medical or mental health provider.