Help us make Nitartha thrive!
Without our kind volunteers we would have never survived the last 20 years!
If you feel a heart connection with the Institute, and happen to have some skills, time, and energy to share, we are always in need of volunteer support, and would love to have you as part of our volunteer team!
Are you interested in volunteering for Nitartha?
We are currently looking for volunteers in the areas listed below. We can offer compensation in the form of program credit for online, local or summer institute classes.
We are looking for ongoing – regular and long term – support with social media and building our community there.
We’d prefer someone with experience in this area, but feel free to apply if you are interested but have no experience yet; we will train you.
Estimated workload: 1-2 hours/week
We are in need for experienced support with AV during the Summer Institute and possibly for local programs. If you have experience with audio and video and would love to support the mission and vision of Nitartha, please let us know!
Estimated workload: full time during the Summer Institute (either one or all modules); outside the Summer Institute to be determined (may also depend on your location).
Every now and then we might have some videos that could use some editing. If you have skills in this area, you would be a great asset to Nitartha.
Estimated workload: as needed/irregular
Overall Summer Program Coordinator
We are looking for a well-organized communication driven person to help us run the Summer Institute. You will be working closely together with the managing directors in creating the container for the Summer Institute. This is a quite work intense position and is therefore a paid position.
Requirements: prior attendance of the Summer Institute, outstanding organization skills, strong communication skills, excellent computer skills (Google Docs)
Estimated workload: full time during module 1-3 of the Summer Institute, prior to the Summer Institute 20 hrs/week for April, May and June.
Summer Shedra Coordinator
We are looking for a detail oriented person who can manage schedules, class registration, and communications to manage the Shedra classes.
Estimated workload: half time during module 1-3 of the Summer Institute.
Prior summer institute shedra experience a plus.
Summer Practice Coordinators
We are looking for a few people to manage all aspects of the practice environment including managing shrine room set-up, umdzes, gatekeeping, escorts, shrine room maintenance, and feasts. Experience working in a practice environment necessary. Prior Summer Institute gomdra experience a plus.
Estimated workload: daily activities in pre-summer planning as well as managing the environment, set-up and takedown during module 1-3 of the Summer Institute.
If you are interested, please let us know by filling out this short survey!
One of the managing directors will contact you to discuss your interest and options. Please direct questions to email@example.com. Thank you!
THE OFFERING OF SUPREME GENEROSITY
Of the three types of generosity it is said that the gift of Dharma is supreme. Giving the Dharma is the kindest way to help others—a means to understand the mind and relieve suffering—establishing profound and long lasting happiness. Please help us make these precious Lineage teachings available to those who wish to connect with them!
HOW ELSE CAN I HELP?MONETARY SUPPORT
Although the Institute strives to sustain all of our programs and projects through program revenue and volunteer labour alone, there are always projects that require additional fundraising efforts. How to donate? Click here. SPREAD THE WORD!
Word-of-mouth is one of the best ways to expand awareness of Nitartha Institute. Through this grass-roots outreach method we hope to cultivate our natural connections, and natural timing, and peoples’ genuine interests in the Buddhadharma. If occasions arise, please talk about us! AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
Become a Nitartha Institute Ambassador! Ambassadors are current or former Nitartha students who are passionate about the Institute and would like to help us promoting what Nitartha has to offer. Interested? Let us know!