Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

Retreat Co-Lead (Spiritual Care) assists the Synthesis Lead and fellow facilitators, ensuring high-quality and consistent retreat protocols.


  • Displays full understanding of area of expertise and shows high functional responsibility
  • Works with Director and other staff to develop a vibrant and sustainable training program aimed at increasing the skills and capacity of Synthesis staff and trainees
  • Assists leadership with program development, budget management, research of best practices, and resource development
  • Contributes to program evaluations and operations, outcome data and makes recommendations regarding service, practices, and/or methodologies
  • May offer psychedelic psychotherapy, lead psychedelic retreats, guides participants through psychedelic experiences and contributes to the wholesome integration of psychedelic experiences
  • Is willing to work on a potentially full-time position on location in Zandvoort, the Netherlands – 2 retreats per month


  • May be in training and/or practicing (where applicable) in spiritual-centric modalities and interventions. Preference for candidates with an endorsement from a major religious or spiritual tradition; and candidates who are affiliated with a spiritual teacher, guide or mentor, and/or a church, sangha, or temple
  • Preference for candidates with licensure and/or credentials in relevant field of expertise
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in supervision and clinical work with groups
  • Working knowledge of organizational administrative processes
  • Knowledge of protocols, safety, administrative, and clinical practice policies and procedures, with a strong preference for candidates who have such knowledge in the field of psychedelics
  • Ability to advise department directors and staff on various issues pertaining to areas of responsibility
  • Demonstrated knowledge of performance management standards and human resources related policies and procedures
  • Skills in coaching
  • Skills to collaborate effectively with Synthesis staff members
  • Compassionate social communicator
  • Must be computer literate. Excellent skills in Word, Excel and scheduling systems, and cloud-based alternatives. Ability to generate reports utilizing these systems
  • Working knowledge of electronic/medical records systems
  • Mindful and aware of sociopolitical and cultural sensitivities around mainstreaming psychedelics
  • Extensive interdisciplinary knowledge of and working experience with psychedelics is a must
  • Experience anticipating and analyzing problems, gathering information, and creating solutions
  • Skill in exercising independent judgment, exercising problem urgency and taking appropriate action
  • Is committed to a spiritual practice
  • Demonstrated skill in maintaining confidentiality and patient privacy
  • Knowledge of Netherlands compliance is a bonus
  • Experience working within a start-up is a bonus


  • Training & Meeting Pay
  • Hourly Compensation  
  • Travel Expense Reimbursement
  • Holiday & Sick Pay*

Application Process

When applying for a role at Synthesis please include:

  1. Your CV 
  2. A brief 2-minute video introducing yourself
  • What’s your background in relation to the role? 
  • Why do you want to work in the psychedelic field?
  • Why are you a great fit for Synthesis?
  • Anything else we should know about you.
  • Record, upload online to Vidyard and send us the link (not the file).

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