Community Positions Available

The following positions are currently accepting applicants:

 

Halifax Shambhala Center Executive Director Search

 

We are looking for a courageous individual who is inspired to be the Executive Director of the Halifax Shambhala Center. This is a unique opportunity for a warrior to manifest their equanimity and fearlessness in support of our community.

https://halifax.shambhala.org/halifax-shambhala-center-executive-director-search/

 

 


 

 

Milk Lake Shambhala Retreat Centre Awaits New Directors

Milk Lake Shambhala Retreat Centre

If you are a couple who enjoy caring for others, a sacred environment, and the Shambhala teachings, you may find yourself the next Directors of Milk Lake Shambhala Retreat Centre.

Located in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Lunenburg County, Milk Lake hosts three well-appointed cabins and a lovely director’s house in a rural atmosphere rich in natural beauty.

Your new positions could begin as soon as January 15, 2019. A description of qualifications and benefits is available here. Applications will be accepted until December 14. Send letters of inquiry to shambhalamilklake@gmail.com.

 


 

Karmê Chöling

Karmê Chöling Executive Director

The Executive Director has two principal roles: Governance and Strategic Planning, and
Chief Executive. Please read the full Job Description here: https://www.karmecholing.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/KCL-Executive-Director-Job-Description-2019.pdf

Director of Facilities Services Operations

Shepherd the operational activities of Karmê Chöling, mentor and support departments to carry out the day-to-day work that keeps KCL flourishing. The Director of Facilities Services Operations oversees the Kitchen, Facilities, Retreats, Garden, Special Projects and KCL Store. Click here to download the full job description. Temporary position available now – November. Apply now here

Program Coordinator

A great opportunity to serve teachers, staff and participants while deepening one’s own path. Prior experience coordinating Shambhala programs required. The Program Coordinator organizes and facilitates programs at Karmê Chöling. As the main reference point for participants, Coordinators are responsible for manifesting Shambhala Vision. Coordinators create and maintain an environment consistent with the teachings. The coordinator is also the main contact for Karmê Chöling staff regarding each program and serves as a liaison to each department to ensure the prep work is done to host the program. Apply now below or click here to download the full job description. Temporary position available now – November. Apply now here

Cook/Prep Cook

Cook with us! Work in a kitchen preparing food with and for meditators, make nutritional, well-balanced, uplifted meals that use local and seasonal ingredients whenever possible. 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. Previous experience in Shambhala or a commitment to explore the Way of Shambhala is a must. This position requires the ability to stand and walk for periods of time, and lift up to 40lbs. Apply now below or click here to download the full job description. Temporary position available now – November. Apply now here

Guest Services Associate
The person in this assignment sits at the front desk and is the first point of interaction – in person, on the phone and via email – with guests, program participants, and people wanting to learn about Karmé Chöling and Shambhala. This assignment requires someone with an outgoing, welcoming and professional demeanor who can remain on-task, efficient and organized. The person in this assignment must be computer savvy. Along with their cohort, this assignment is responsible for handling program registrations, accommodation bookings, payments, and ensures the uplifted look of the front desk and other indoor public areas. Database experience is highly desirable. Apply now here or click here to download the full job description. Temporary position available now thru November.

Garden Assistant

The Garden Assistant supports the functioning and maintenance of the garden. This individual will help maintain an uplifted and vibrant offering of vegetables and herbs for the kitchen and space for program participants and staff to take refuge. They will provide labor to complete day-to-day tasks, and will grow into more specific responsibilities as the season progresses. This position requires the ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, reaching, bending, stooping, and frequently lifting up to 50 lbs. Apply now here or click here to download the full job description. Temporary position available now thru November.


Dechen Chöling

Resident Teacher: This full time teaching position is responsible for creating and maintaining the staff practice and study container, caring both for core staff and volunteers. We are looking for someone who can take the leadership role of the Practice and Education pillar and is able to develop the offerings for our growing community. This means supporting the director in caring and feeling what support is needed in the present moment For further information and application please contact Claire Weulersse at personnel@dechencholing.org.


Baltimore Shambhala Center

Centre Director: The Baltimore Shambhala Meditation Center is in need of a new director. The Baltimore Sangha is looking for a director who provides leadership and vision, embodies gentleness and fearlessness, is a good communicator and can cultivate a culture of kindness. The Sangha is also looking for someone who can provide vision and direction that strengthens, revitalizes and diversifies the Baltimore Shambhala Center and expands its presence in the city of Baltimore. If interested, please contact Chris Szendroi at csendroy@yahoo.ca. –>