Due to retreat cancellations and uncertainty pertaining to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we have suspended hiring for summer seasonal positions. We do have two year-around positions open currently. Thank you for your interest in Tara Mandala positions.
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.
The following jobs are available:
The Maintenance Staff position is responsible for the upkeep, repair of the buildings and land at Tara Mandala. This role assists in the implementation of planned projects at the 700-acre retreat center. General building maintenance and repair, infrastructure maintenance, and landscaping and gardening experience required. This role specifically works on building repairs and maintenance, small water system maintenance, gardens and landscaping and assists the Land Manager on site-specific projects. Tara Mandala implements organic and sustainable gardening practices working in harmony with nature and Buddhist values. Two years related experience in landscaping, building and land maintenance is required.
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.