Two positions open at Dhamma Dena!

Temporary Facilities Assistant and Administrative Assistant

We are looking to fill 2 temporary part-time positions: a Facilities Assistant and an Administrative Assistant for three months (late Oct - late Jan). These positions pay $20 an hour (or $15/hr if in residence at the Center) and are responsible for attending to some or all of the following within a 10-15 hour a week work schedule that is somewhat flexible.

Black, Indigenous, People of Color, trans and gender nonconforming people, people from poor and working class backgrounds, and women are encouraged to apply.

Job Duties:

Position 1

Facilities Assistant (15 hours/week):

  • Watering plants around Main House and Kuti (weekly) (priority)

  • Rat control outside Metta House, some areas in Samadhi and a few trailers. Setting and monitoring the traps, escorting rats to another location (priority)

  • Vacuum and clean Main House (including kitchen and bathroom) (weekly)

  • Mop Main House kitchen floor (weekly)

  • Vacuum Zendo (weekly)

  • Deep clean Main House Kitchen (monthly)

  • Vacuum bedrooms in Samadhi (monthly)

  • Cleaning out storage areas

  • Repainting road signs

  • Supporting administrative assistant on occasion

Position 2

Admin Assistant (10 hours/week):

  • Answering emails + phone messages (priority)

  • Orienting any visitors that might come to Dhamma Dena

  • Additional administrative work as needed

  • Supporting facilities assistant on occasion

Timeline: rolling deadline, first review of applications after Oct 14th

Anticipated start date: October 25th

Note: Dhamma Dena is currently not supporting residential retreats.