Summer staff live on-site and support Shambhala Mountain Center’s programs and operations from approximately April through September. These are full-time, volunteer positions that receive a small stipend, housing, meals, program and time-off benefits. The requirements and time commitment varies based on the nature of the position.
These positions require a minimum 1-month commitment for several possible cohorts.
Cohort 1: May 1 – May 31
Cohort 2: June 1 – June 30
Cohort 3: July 1 – July 31
Cohort 4: August 1 – August 31
Free Programs, Free Campground Tents, Free Meals 3x Per Day!
Overview Title: IT Assistant Department: Information Technology Reports to: IT Manager Classification: Volunteer Position Summary: This position will assist the IT Manager with general desktop support, troubleshooting desktop hardware/software problems, and carrying out projects as assigned more →
OverviewTitle: Fall Take-Down LeadClassification: VolunteerPosition Summary: Work with Take-Down Coordinator to direct the physical work aspects of the Summer Set Up program - The Lead should be available for the entire program.ResponsibilitiesDirect a crew of workers to dis-assemble individual more →
Overview Title: Summer Kitchen Staff Classification: Volunteer (Unpaid) Position Summary: These unpaid volunteer positions are primarily for Prep Assistants with limited previous experience who are prepared to make a 1 to 4 month commitment to SMC. Lead more →
Overview Title: Garden Volunteer Reports to: Land Steward Classification: Summer Volunteer Position Summary: The Land Steward is looking for two summer volunteers to focus their work in our small organic vegetable/herb garden, and be able to commit more →
Overview Title: Director's Assistant: Great Stupa of Dharmakaya Department: Stupa Reports to: Stupa Director Classification: Volunteer Responsibilities Schedule Stupa tours, relating with customers regarding details and providing confirmations and answers for tour leaders (This function more →
Overview Title: Summer Kasung Position Department: Dorje Kasung Reports to: Rusung Classification: Volunteer Position Summary: The Dorje Kasung has open summer volunteer positions to assist the Rusung. The volunteers will work with the Rusung to create a more →
Overview Title: Gift Store Assistant Department: Gift Store Classification: Volunteer (Summer) Responsibilities Online gift store sales processing & order fulfillment Emails and customer questions, Inventory product research, the receipt of incoming inventory, and inventory pricing Customer more →
Overview Title: Registrar Assistant Department: Guest Services Reports to: Registrar Classification: Volunteer (Full Summer) Responsibilities Assist the Registrar with the following responsibilities: Maintenance of a large registration database via email, phone, fax and mail Processing finances more →
Overview Title: Summer Facilities Support Staff Department: Facilities Classification: Volunteer Position Summary: Shambhala Mountain Center seeks a trades person who can, with instruction, perform the maintenance and repair of plumbing and heating systems, and physical structures Responsibilities General more →
Overview Title: Land Crew Reports to: Land Steward Classification: Volunteer (Summer) Position Summary: The Land Crew volunteers will assist the Land Steward in a variety of projects to help maintain the health and beauty of our natural more →
Overview Title: Practice & Education Coordinator Department: Practice & Education Reports to: Director of Practice & Education Classification: Volunteer (Summer: Full preferred) Position Summary: Shambhala Mountain Center is seeking two Practice & Education Coordinators for the summer more →
Overview Title: Program Support Staff Department: Programs Department Classification: Volunteer (Summer) Responsibilities Set-up and take-down of programs Arranging rooms with required seating, equipment and supplies Supporting the maintenance-oriented needs of the programs while they are in session more →
Overview Title: Summer Program Coordinator Department: Programs Classification: Volunteer (Summer) Responsibilities Responsible for assisting Program Coordinators with planning, organizing and delivery of programs to the public Serve as the secondary liaison at Shambhala Mountain Center with the more →
Overview Title: Stupa Support Worker Department: Stupa Reports to: Stupa Artistic Director Classification: Volunteer (Summer) Position Summary: Stupa Support Workers work in conjunction with our Artistic Director in continuing the beautification of the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya. more →
Overview Title: Summer Tent Master Department: Summer Set Up Classification: Volunteer (Summer) Position Summary: Responsible for the maintenance of summer tents. Responsibilities Systematic checks of tent conditions Repairs and the facilitation of any safety concerns Apply more →