Core Staff Openings

Welcome and thank you for your interest in joining our staff! We have two categories of core staff, residential and non-residential. We seek applicants with skills and work experience relevant to the position for which they are applying.  For more information about any of the positions, email the Head of Personnel (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.

JOB OPENINGS (for Shambhala practitioners):

Technology Support Specialist
The Technology Support Specialist provides workstation and software technical support and manages the administration and maintenance of the IT infrastructure for Karmê Chöling. If you have experience with or affinity for: software support, SQL, PHP, network administration, hardware administration, or software implementation, and if you have a Shambhala meditation practice that you wish to pursue and deepen at this wonderful residential meditation retreat center, please consider joining us. Apply now below or click here to download the full job descriptionPosition available now.

Program Staffing Coordinator
Using your excellent communication skills for networking within Shambhala, you will work with Shambhala Directors and Teachers to create the best staff mandalas for Karmê Chöling and Shambhala International programs. In any situation, the Program Staffing Coordinator maintains a sense of composure, decorum, and humor. Join the Karmê Chöling staff in this important role as we create enlightened society together, program by program, and as part of a practicing community! Click here to download the full job description.  Position available now.

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. We do not have any hourly non-residential job openings at this time. Please send a resume if you want to be called when there is an opening to Head of Personnel.