Opportunities

USA


Director, Spiritual Program Coordinator Opportunities, and Positions Open

Vajrapani Institute, Boulder Creek, CA

We are a secluded retreat center located in the stillness of the California Redwoods.  Our purpose is to inspire deep spiritual work by providing the most supportive retreat conditions possible. We are first and foremost a spiritual community committed to helping retreaters and staff develop their minds.

  • We are seeking an experienced and visionary Executive Director. If you are a people-oriented leader with a collaborative leadership style, strong emotional intelligence, agile in balancing multiple priorities, and have a background in management, this could be a wonderful opportunity to make an important contribution. The director will ensure that the center provides the best possible service to all sentient beings and fulfills the vision of Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Please read more about this position, including how to apply.
  • We are also looking for a Spiritual Program Coordinator (SPC). The SPC department is the heart of all Vajrapani Institute’s spiritual activities. The SPC works together with our Resident Teacher and the Executive Director to provide co-leadership in fostering a sacred, contemplative culture, helping to meet the spiritual needs of the community. The SPC’s main duties are to create, plan, market and organize the spiritual activities of the center, including programs, public and private events, practices, and classes while supporting the vision, mission and intentions of Vajrapani Institute and the FPMT organization.  Please read more, including how to apply.
  • We have two other positions open: Community Relations Coordinator; and Assistant Cook and Housekeeper

Director Opportunity

Shantideva Center, New York

We are a small but growing non-residential teaching center located in Brooklyn, New York. Its purpose is to provide opportunities for study and practice of the Buddhist path, enabling Dharma students to develop their natural compassion and wisdom.  We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, hands-on director, who can motivate, support and lead staff and volunteers at Shantideva Center. The director will ensure that the center provides the best possible service to all sentient beings and fulfils the vision of Lama Zopa Rinpoche.  If you are interested in this position, please read our full advertisement.

Director Opportunity

Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center, California

We are a small but growing non-residential teaching center located in the Northern California Bay Area, in the city of Campbell, in the South Bay. We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, confident, hands-on director, who can motivate, support and lead staff and volunteers at Ocean of Compassion; ensuring that the center provides the best possible service to all sentient beings and fulfils the vision of Lama Zopa Rinpoche.   Please read our full advertisement for more information.

Service-Study Program

Land of Medicine Buddha, California

We are situated on 108 acres in beautiful Soquel, CA, USA. Many different populations come to the Land on any given day — Dharma program participants, facility rental guests, and the general public. No matter the reason, our goal is to ensure every guest of Land of Medicine Buddha (LMB) is met with warmth and loving-kindness. We have a service-study program, which is intended for people who desire access to the spiritual program at LMB and wish to live with and offer service to our community for a three-month period. Find out more.