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Full Time WORK STUDY PROGRAM at Tibetan Aid Project
Tibetan Aid Project

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Full Time WORK STUDY PROGRAM at Tibetan Aid Project
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Tibetan Aid Project
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Job Summary

Job Type
Entry-level, Full-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 25 days ago
Job Role
Administrative Assistant, Marketing Intern
Employer's Industry
Nonprofit, Sales & Marketing

Job Description

Live, work and study in a community that works to benefit others. 

Gain non-profit work experience in an all-volunteer setting, while working to save the endangered culture of Tibet.

Tibetan Aid Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed to preserve and support the Tibetan culture and spiritual heritage for the Tibetan people and for the benefit of humanity. One of our most significant projects has been the printing and shipping of more than 5 million books in the Tibetan language and freely distributing them to Tibetan monks, nuns and lay people in exile throughout the Himalayan region.

We have openings for people with the following skills/interests:

-Graphic designer

-Web developer

-Development & Events Coordinator

-Administrative Assistant

-Marketing & Communications Coordinator

-Grant writer-Seamstress for Prayer Flags

-Social Media Manager

This Work Study Program provides healthy, vegetarian meals, a private or shared room in a community setting, a small stipend and is located at the Nyingma Institute in the Berkeley hills next to UC Berkeley. Free classes on meditation, Kum Nye, Tibetan yoga, Tibetan language, Tibetan Buddhism and other classes are available. You need not be Buddhist, so long as you are open to working and living in a Buddhist community. All levels of experience are welcome.

Volunteers 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday and Saturdays from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. A minimum commitment of six months is required. The Buddhist tradition has always emphasized community, the Sangha, one of the three foundations of the path.

  • How can we support each other on the path to Awakening?
  • How can we share by example what we are learning?
  • How can we contribute to the preservation and transmission of the Tibetan Buddhist lineage and share with the world what this 1400-year old tradition has to offer?

If these questions inspire you, we invite you to explore them in an immediate, embodied way by participating in Tibetan Aid Project’s Work Study Program.


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Business Overview

Our Story

 We strive to promote awareness of these significant teachings through our work-study program providing participants the opportunity to share their skills, while also gaining an understanding of work as meditative practice. This allows us to learn through direct experience, developing a heart connection that permeates throughout all experience, 

Why Work With Us?

For over fifty years, the Tibetan Aid Project has dedicated its efforts to restoring and preserving Tibet's cultural and spiritual heritage. Working with an all-volunteer staff, the Project has served as a main contributor of culture restoration.

Team Size

1-10 team members


Culture & Perks

Daily Meals
Parking Provided
Mission Driven
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