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).

JOB OPENINGS (for Shambhala practitioners):


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.


Karmê Chöling operates a commercial sized kitchen providing meals for a range of diets including omnivore, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free. The Lead Cook is responsible for preparing nutritious, well-balanced, uplifted meals that use appropriate local and seasonal ingredients whenever possible. This position takes responsibility for maintaining a clean and sanitary environment, complying with the specific dietary needs of individuals in the household, assisting in food prep and dish washing as needed.
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Organize, plan and implement in-house, online, and hybrid programs at Karmê Chöling. In addition, the In-house Program Coordinator liaises with organizers of Self-Directed In-House Retreats to advise and assist as necessary. The coordinator is an on-going reference point for teachers, guest-program staff, and participants, both online and in house.

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There are no non-residential openings at this time. 

Staff, Volunteers and Residents must agree to abide by our Karmê Chöling Code of Conduct policies.