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 a fantastic opportunity to work on the beautiful land of Tara Mandala, and keeping everything in working order. The main objective is to ensure smooth and efficient operations of all building, land, and infrastructure systems at Tara Mandala. During the summer retreat season Maintenance Staff works with a “Land Crew” of Living Dharma Program participants, and thus are responsible for providing a rewarding and balanced experience for their team. The selected candidate will participate in new systems, innovations, and approaches to operations, working directly with the Land and Facilities Manager, Operations Director, and Executive Director, and oversee minor repairs with local contractors. They will also keep the land, roads, and gardens in good condition, and provide snow plowing in winter months.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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.