YOU ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN
TIBETAN AID PROJECT’S WORK STUDY PROGRAM
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:
-Development & Events Coordinator
-Marketing & Communications Coordinator
-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.
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.
Please contact us at 510-848-4238 for more information.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $250.00 /month
Tibetan Aid Project has been a Berkeley non-profit jewel since 1972. We have helped tens of thousands of Tibetan refugees in the Himalayas to have healthier, more educated lives through distribution of literature and art that helps preserve and translate their culture and faith into modern languages. Over 5 million books have been distributed for free via a Peace Ceremony held each year in India.
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