Work-exchange & Volunteer Programs
Triple Crane Retreat Center continues to thrive based on volunteers contributing to the various task needed to keep the center running. We have three primary ways you can support community growth.
General Volunteers/Work From Home
Short-Term Volunteer Retreat Program
Long-Term Volunteer Retreat Program & Staff
General Volunteers & Work from Home
Day-to-day projects are always taking place in-person at the Retreat Center as well as administrative computer-based work and planning. Reach out to us by clicking here, to see how you can offer your time, knowledge and expertise to the growth and maintenance of Triple Crane Retreat Center.
Short-Term Volunteer Retreat ProgramWeekends
Our Short-Term Volunteer retreat program is currently only offered in alignment with our One Day Meditation Retreats offered every Sunday.
This an excellent way to submerge yourself in daily practice and community while being in service to the mission of the retreat center.
Arrival between 3:30 - 9:00 (no meals served)
9:00 - 10:00 Yoga with Master Hai (Winnie)
10:15 - 11:15 Breakfast
11:30 - 3:30 Volunteer work
4:30 - 5:30 Dinner
10:00 Lights out/quite time
Sunday - All Day Retreat
Retreat 10:00 - 6:00
Tea, Fruit and bread will be provided for retreat attendees who are not feeling a day of fasting is best for
*Arrival times can vary. Attendee can show up on Saturday and leave Sunday night as well.
Our Short-Term Volunteer Retreat Program is the foundation to longer stays and deepening your involvement in the community. This gives you an opportunity to experience the schedule and explore how a retreat-based lifestyle feels before making larger commitments. Extension of work-trade requires further evaluation by staff and monastics at Triple Crane. Exceptions are made for people traveling from long distances. Contact us for more details.
Long-Term Volunteer Retreat Program
and Staff positions
The Retreat Center is looking to build relationships with responsible, attentive individuals who are looking to live a practice-based life-style. After completing the Short-Term Volunteer Retreat Program, longer stays with daily duties that are more central to the Retreat Centers function are available including; head cook, administrative assistant, grounds, housekeeping, and construction/maintenance.