Job Opportunities at Karmê Chöling
Welcome and thank you for your interest in joining our staff! We have two categories of workers as described below. We seek applicants with skills and work experience relevant to the position for which they are applying.
For important information about what we are seeking and offering, and to apply online, click on the Core Staff application link below. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org (email is the preferred initial contact).
RESIDENTIAL CORE STAFF form a community of practitioners dedicated to the vision of Shambhala. Having a current and established connection to Shambhala practice, study (classes and Levels), and volunteering within the community and to the Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is necessary for these positions.
RESIDENTIAL CORE STAFF OPENINGS (for Shambhala practitioners):
Development Manager - Responsible for upholding and representing the view of richness, wealth and generosity at Karmê Chöling, cultivating and encouraging its expression in all forms. Implements the overall development strategy, especially all operational needs, and facilitating the development efforts to reach our annual target. Works with staff and budget responsibilities, gift and record management, program fundraising, donor communication and appeals, and maintaining donor & foundation relationships. Developing and managing email campaigns. Experience with Excel, Word and PowerPoint is essential, along with a delight in details and an openness to talking in front of groups. Experience in Development a big plus.
Marketing Specialist - Develop print and online marketing, fundraising and advertising material, prepare and send email communications, manage Karmê Chöling social media campaigns and provide administrative support to the Director of Communications. Additionally, the person in this role will assist in the planning, development and implementation of the overall marketing strategy for both online and print media.
Development Director - Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Development Director will spearhead development efforts as Karmê Chöling continues to grow. This includes leading the development team in creating and implementing the overall development strategy and fundraising plans, being at the forefront of development efforts to reach our targets, and developing a strategy for our capital campaign for housing and the Stupa. Works with staff to accomplish budget responsibilities, gift and record management, program fundraising, donor communication and appeals, and developing and maintaining donor & foundation relationships. Experience in development necessary, along with excellent organizational, managerial, and communication skills. Position begins in early 2014.
PAID HOURLY NON-RESIDENTIAL positions are typically in the Kitchen and Housekeeping. Employees live in the local community and come from various backgrounds and religions. To apply or for more information email email@example.com (no calls or walk-in appointments please).
NON-RESIDENTIAL PAID HOURLY OPENINGS:
CURRENTLY, ALL NON-RESIDENTIAL PAID HOURLY POSITIONS ARE FULL
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