Serve with us

Are you interested in using service as a spiritual practice?

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Do you want to renew, refresh and delve deeper into your personal spiritual practice and studies? Just looking to “give-back” and support the international DMRC community of retreaters and spiritual practitioners?  

Serve with DMRC.  The natural peace of our remote desert setting makes DMRC an excellent base for focusing on your spiritual path.   The night sky is brilliant and crystal clear as if you could touch the stars.  Come for a weekend, a week, a month or longer, or apply to one of our formal Service Programs.  

We offer 2 Formal Service Programs.  

Choose the one that suites You:

  • “Live the Life of Service” – 1 month Volunteer program
  • “DMRC Serve & Study” – 2-4 week Volunteer program

To serve Diamond Mountain outside of our formal Service Programs, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator directly at

“Live the Life of Service”

Dates: Offered on an ongoing basis

Program Length: 1 month

Open to: Anyone who is spiritually curious or spiritually committed, especially those with a self-motivated practice of meditation, yoga, study, and service.  Flexibility, reliability, integrity, and enthusiasm are qualities we look for in volunteers.

Benefits:

  • Explore the practice of service and learn to transform work into a spiritual path.
  • Deepen your knowledge and practice of meditation, yoga and a spiritual life in general.
  • Receive the support and inspiration of living in a community of like-minded practitioners.
  • Serve the DMRC community 30 hours weekly in the areas of hospitality and cleaning, maintenance, landscaping, cooking or special event-based projects.
  • Cultivate lasting friendships with fellow volunteers and DMRC staff members.
  • Ample silence and personal space to get quiet, reflect and rejuvenate your practice.
  • Weekends are free to pursue your interests.

We provide:

  • Simple accommodations.
  • Meditation, Yoga and Dharma instruction upon request.
  • Modest food stipend to cover grocery staples to cook in your own kitchen is available to US citizens.
  • Transportation to and from Tucson Airport if needed.

 

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“DMRC Serve & Study” 

Dates: Twice yearly. Prior to April “Gift of Liberation: Lam Rim” & October “Arya Nagarjuna Wisdom” Retreats

Program Length: 2 week, 3 week or 4 week programs available

Investment: 2 week program = $250; 3 & 4 week programs = FREE of charge

Positions Available: 10 ^^

Open to: Anyone who is spiritually curious or spiritually committed  

Benefits:

  • Explore the practice of selfless service and learn to transform work into a spiritual path.
  • Deepen your knowledge and practice of meditation, yoga and a spiritual life in general.
  • Receive the support and inspiration of living in a community of like-minded practitioners.
  • Serve the DMRC community 30 hours weekly in the areas of hospitality and cleaning, maintenance, landscaping, cooking or special event-based projects.
  • Cultivate lasting friendships with fellow volunteers and DMRC staff members.
  • Ample silence and personal space to get quiet, reflect and rejuvenate your practice.
  • Weekends are free to pursue your interests.

We provide:

  • Simple accommodations.
  • Meditation, yoga and dharma instruction upon request.
  • Serve for 2-4 weeks and attend the ACI’s “Gift of Liberation: Lam Rim” or “Arya Nagarjuna Wisdom” Retreat for FREE!
  • Transportation to and from Tucson Airport if needed.

 

 

 

^^ At this time we are only able to accept up to 10 applicants in the “DMRC Lam Rim Serve & Study” Program.  Support additional DMRC Serve & Study applicants by donating to the DMRC Serve & Study Sponsor Fund, (In the “Notes” or “Description” field please indicate “DMRC Serve & Study Sponsor Fund” )  

Questions? 

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DMRC is 45 minutes from the nearest grocery store (Willcox, AZ) and two hours from Tucson. If you don’t have transportation, we will provide a trip to Willcox every two weeks for food and supplies.

Whether you will be working with us on out door or indoor projects, please note that temperatures vary an average of 20-30 degrees from sunrise to sunset so please bring layers and appropriate seasonal clothing. Please explore the “Visit Us” section of our website for more information.