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 is necessary for these positions.

JOB OPENINGS (for Shambhala practitioners):

Kasung Liaison of Karmê Chöling
Warrior Sangha, Karmê Chöling will enter a new phase this Winter with reduced programming and deep retreat, from November 2019 through April 2020. We have an open position as Kasung Liaison and we encourage applications from people with a broad range of experience and training. Click here to download the full job description.  Please submit this Kasung application by November 1, 2019. For more information, please email the Rusung.

Prepare nutritional, well-balanced, uplifted meals that use appropriate local and seasonal ingredients whenever possible. Takes responsibility for maintaining inventory, maintaining a clean and sanitary environment, complying with specific dietary needs, assisting in food prep and dish washing as needed.   A minimum of six months experience in food preparation for large groups, a cheerful attitude, and the ability to work comfortably under pressure will ensure success. This position also requires the ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, reaching, bending, stooping, and frequently lifting up to 40 lbs. Apply now below or click here to download the full job description. Temporary position, available now through October.

Prep Cook
This position supports the line cooks for efficient preparation of  all food prepared for 
Karmé Chöling staff and program participants. This position is responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen workspace as well as maintaining a clean and stocked service area. Additional duties include washing pots and pans, rotating stock, opening and closing kitchen, as well as any other tasks assigned.  Experience in working with knives for chopping and dicing of foods is preferred. Apply now below or click here to download the full job description. Temporary position, available now through October.