Garden of One Thousand Buddhas
Internship Announcements and Open Positions Currently Accepting Applications at the Garden of One Thousand Buddhas
According to the directive announced by Tulku Sangak Tenzin Rinpoche, the Supreme Head of Namchak Lineage, on the 22 of 02 2020, Namchak Khen Rinpoche Ngawang Gelek has been appointed as person in charge of the Garden of Thousand Buddhas. All the decisions including appointments and related details will be made in consultation with Khen Rinpoche.
Ewam Garden of One Thousand Buddhas is one of Montana’s leading tourist sites. Ewam provides an ideal environment for those who want to work with and practice Tibetan Buddhism. Our main goal is to take great care and to provide a peaceful and insightful place for all employees, volunteers, and visitors.
EWAM BUDDHA GARDEN – GARDEN VOLUNTEER
Ewam Garden of One Thousand Buddhas is one of Montana’s leading tourist sites. Ewam provides an ideal environment for those who want to work with and practice Tibetan Buddhism. Our main goal is to take great care and to provide a peaceful place for all employees, volunteers, and visitors.
Job Title: Garden Volunteer (June – October 2020)
Compensation: Room accommodation at the garden and monthly food stipend.
Be at least 18 years of age;
hard working with a positive attitude.
Willing to learn, contribute and follow pre-established guidelines to perform assigned jobs;
Ability to operate lawnmower and other landscaping equipment.
Ability to operate basic power tools.
Ability to lift 70 pounds
Ability to prioritize tasks and process multiple tasks
Ability to live and share the responsibility with others in a communal living situation.
Opening the Garden gate at 8 am and close it at 9 pm on daily basis.
Performing daily on-going maintenance of the Garden.
Performing grass mowing, cutting, weeding, raking, planting, statue cleaning and other basic maintenance.
Operating sprinkler system and watering specific areas of the Garden as needed, with irrigation system and/or by hand.
Performing cleaning of the pond and feeding fish on routine basis.
Performing daily cleaning and maintenance of the Garden public toilets.
Emptying trash cans from the main Garden properties and disposing at the trash site nearby.
Maintaining roads and paths in/out of the Garden in a safe and smooth condition.
Performing other general support of assigned tasks to the management, whenever needed.
Performing seasonal maintenance and cleaning of Garden equipment.
Ewam Gift Shop - Store Manager
Job Title: Gift Store Manager
Monthly Pay: $900.- with room accommodation (including utilities) at the garden and a food stipend.
Friendly with great integrity, sincerity, punctuality and strong work ethic.
Customer oriented with a good communication skills and professional positive attitude.
Detail oriented and precise accuracy with counting money and processing transactions.
Understanding of basic statistics.
Willing to learn and follow pre-established guidelines to perform the job.
Ability to prioritize tasks and process multiple tasks.
Ability to get along well with others in a communal living situation.
Responsible for keeping the gift store open from 10am to 6pm, 5 days a week.
Register transactions, maintain general appearance and store cleanliness.
Assist customers in the in-store checkout process, handling cash, credit card or check transactions.
Issuing changes, receipts and refunds, packing item and occasionally mailing goods.
Responsible for a good sales record and keeping the shop well stocked.
Examining price accuracy and keeping accurate counts of the inventory.
Ensuring accurate cash account balance at closing, everyday.
Submitting a sales report bi-weekly.
Submitting an inventory report monthly.
Completing, processing and maintaining applicable paperwork and records of the store.
Answering phone calls and relaying questions to related management.
Resolving customer complaints and providing guidance and relevant information to achieve customer satisfaction.
Greeting customers when entering and leaving the store.
Providing information on the garden.
l All positions include room and board in the scenic Jocko mountain valley near Missoula, MT.
l All the matters in relation with management of Garden of Thousand Buddhas should be finalized in consultation with Khen Rinpoche.