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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities at Tara Mandala

We have several employment opportunities available. These positions offer the perfect opportunity to integrate work life and Dharma practice in a cohesive way while living in a Dharma community. We invite you to join the Tara Mandala community, offer your services to the Dharma, and deepen your practice on the land!

On-site positions include room and board, a variety of housing options, and various benefits. All positions require legal eligibility to work in the USA.

Photo credit: Clinton Spence

The following jobs are available:

Facilities and Land Manager

This is an on-site full-time residential position that works closely with the Executive Director and Facilities/Land Staff to implement the Board’s vision for the retreat center. This includes overseeing the operations of all the aspects of our land and infrastructure, such as water and septic system management, road maintenance, building and utility maintenance, garden and grounds maintenance in the spring through fall, kitchen equipment, and housekeeping. This position involves overseeing volunteers working on our land and garden projects from May to September. This will require hands-on maintenance and repair, carpentry, and construction skills. Click here for more information about job description and experience requirements. Click here to apply.

Part-time Accounting Assistant

This position works directly under our Finance Director, on a day to day basis supporting all of the financial aspects of the organization. This includes processing invoices, payments, handling member donations, retreat payment questions, and helping to maintain our member database. This position is roughly 20 to 24 hrs. per week in-person. Strong Excel, bookkeeping, and QuickBooks skills as well as an understanding of accounts payable and receivables required. Email Christine at accounts@taramandala.org for more information. Click here to apply.

Learn more about the culture at Tara Mandala:

Leadership Values »

Code of Conduct »

After one year of employment, all residential full-time positions include a paid two weeks Losar retreat each year, attendance at one 5-day on-site program, and other special residential staff teaching programs. Organic vegetarian and vegan meals are provided 3 times a day during programs, and twice on weekdays during the fall through spring months. Tara Mandala is a drug- and smoke-free community of committed Dharma practitioners. Please email us at: info @ taramandala.org if you have any questions.

Photo credit: Clinton Spence