Seeking Applicants: Finance Assistant
Northern California Shambhala Inc.

Summary Description
The Finance Assistant is primarily responsible for running key back office administrative functions of Northern California Shambhala, Inc. (NCSI), including maintaining the financial functions of membership, and supporting the efforts of the NCSI third-party bookkeeper. This position will work closely with and under the direction of the Regional Director and the Regional Chagdzö. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities. DOWNLOAD THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION PDF

Required Qualifications

  • Evidence of being trusted and detailed oriented.
  • Demonstrated financial experience working with organizational finances.
  • Strong professional and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse and multi-identified groups of people, and demonstrated commitment to practice, retreat, and study.
  • Commitment to the Northern California Shambhala Region.
  • Devotion and commitment to the Shambhala Lineage (e.g. Identifies Sakyong as principle spiritual leader, and is committed to ongoing practice and study in the Shambhala Lineage).
  • Position involves being at Berkeley or San Francisco Shambhala Centers frequently.

Monthly Hour Estimate: 40 hours per month @ 10hrs a week


  • $1000/month stipend
  • Waived tuition for Regional Programs

Submit a letter of application to Finance Assistant Search Committee along with your resume, and 3 recommendations to: For additional questions contact

Review of applications will be begin on June 15, 2017

Northern California Shambhala Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. This description is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.