Executive Assistant

Provides high level administrative support to the Executive Director of Shambhala Mountain Center.


  • Support Executive Director (maintaining calendar and schedule, keeping track of business expenses, administrative tasks)
  • Support Board of Directors (taking minutes at monthly conference calls, organize and coordinate quarterly meetings)
  • Support major projects
  • Administrative support to the organization and other responsibilities as assigned


  • Trustworthy and discreet. Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Flexible
  • Patient
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to multitask
  • Excellent writing, editing and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Apps
  • Preferred:  Shambhala Buddhist, preferably a Tantrika
  • Applicants are requested to have Dorje Kasung training


  • $8.31 per hour, 30-hour work week
  • A low-cost housing and meal plan ($250/month, required for on-land living)
  • 18 paid personal days per year (combination of vacation and sick days)
  • An additional 15 paid program days per year for retreat/program participation
  • Additional paid solitary retreat time in our retreat cabins on the land
  • Biannual paid staff retreat
  • Private living spaces (or a private room in a shared cabin)
  • The opportunity to enroll in dental insurance
  • Guest Nights for friends and family to stay at Shambhala Mountain Center at a discounted rate
  • Classes, events, and retreats offered only to Shambhala Mountain Center community members
  • The opportunity to take most programs at Shambhala Mountain Center at no cost
  • Access to Meditation Instructors

Title: Executive Assistant
Department: Executive
Reports to: Executive Director
Classification:  Core staff (30 hours per week)

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