Current Opportunities

Though we are still closed to guests due to Covid, as of Fall 2020 we are accepting applicants to our work-study program.  All new residents must have health insurance, fund their own transportation and follow our Covid safety policies which include a 2 week quarantine upon arrival and ongoing best practices to keep each other safe.

There are 4 related non-profit organizations with activities at Ratna Ling — the Ratna Ling Retreat Center, Dharma Publishing, the Yeshe De Text Preservation Project and Sarnath International Nyingma Institute. All work-study participants live onsite at Ratna Ling and participate equally in community life.  Work-study positions are available in the following areas:

Ratna Ling Retreat Center

  • Facility maintenance and repairs¬†
  • Vegetation management
  • Vegetarian cooking and baking
  • Marketing, graphic design and social media¬†
  • Program coordination

Yeshe De Text Preservation Project

  • Sacred text preservation (book binding, printing and other book-making activities)
  • Facility expansion and improvement

 Dharma Publishing

  • Sales, marketing & promotions
  • Shipping
  • Sacred art production
  • Administration (including accounting and bookkeeping)

Sarnath International Nyingma Institute

  • Assistant to the Director position
  • Bookkeeping