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Volunteer & Staffing Opportunities for 2023

As we look towards our 2023 Program Season (April to November), we continue to recruit volunteers and paid staff. If you would like to work volunteer come for a week or more at Dorje Denma Ling, please fill out this form.

We have several of our team in place for the 2023 season. Here’s a list or the paid positions we will be hiring.






Managing Director Opportunity

After an energetic and historic term as Dorje Denma Ling’s Director, Catherine Neill will be passing the torch on Shambhala Day, 2023.

Dorje Denma Ling is looking for a new Managing Director to take on the leadership of the land centre. This is an exciting opportunity for a strong leader to help Shambhala be its best. For the full job description, click here.

The Search Committee has been reviewing applications, but could still sneak your application in under the wire. To apply, please submit your resume, along with a cover letter stating your interest in the position, your vision for DDL and your salary requirements. Please submit your application to:

Madeline Conacher. E-mail: [email protected]

Posted on behalf of the DDL Search Committee: Christine Guest, Eddie Boyce, Crane Stookey and Madeline Conacher

Governing Council Opportunities

A Selection Committee has also been formed with the goal of forming a new Dorje Denma Ling Governing Council by early February 2023. The Council will oversee the activities of a DDL Management team, which will include the new Managing Director. For more information, click here or write to [email protected].

Explore the Magic: Dorje Denma Ling

Dorje Denma Ling is Canada’s only Shambhala International residential program centre. It was founded in 1992 under the auspices of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and his son and heir, the Sakyong, Mipham Rinpoche.



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