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We are a non profit meditation retreat center in the San Francisco bay area, in the Santa Cruz mountains, 30 min to the beaches and 30 min to San Jose, 1 hour to San Francisco.
Enjoy the redwood forest, hiking the private trails, watching animals, doing yoga and meditation.
There are beaches and quite a few state parks nearby.
No drugs of any kind including marijuana or alcohol or smoking allowed.
Minimum stay of 1 month is required.
We don't know our availability over 2 months in advance, please don't apply if your start date is beyond 2 months.
DIY and building projects
Help around the house
We have people from different countries and background, US, Asian and south America. While most of our team are local long term people, we can host 2 short term Workawayers with minimum of 1 month stay.
You can learn different languages, cultures and taste different style of food.
We offer free Buddhist meditation class.
We have the following positions:
- If you are very handy, or a handyman/contractor, help with our general maintenance and some light construction!
- Help with cleaning and cooking for volunteers.
RV/trailer/camper. Private glamping tent with bed and nightstand. Share common bathrooms and kitchen cottage (staff only).
Small retreat hut and room in the house is possible for those who stay at least 6 month with construction skills.
Free food is provided, mostly vegetarian, and the volunteers cook for themselves.
Enjoy the beautiful redwood forest and creek, go to the nearby beach and state parks, explore the nearby cities.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Wifi is provided
Campervans are very welcomed!
On average 5 hours a day, 5 days a week