Alliance for Bhikkhunis has a need for some helping hands in the way of volunteer support. We are most in need of the following:

Assistant Treasurer (Accounts Payable)

Skills needed:

Knowledge of Excel Spreadsheets, good analytical skills, tax experience helps, ability to communicate in a respectful manner to bhikkhunis, knowledge of bhikkhunis and bhikkhuni monasteries

Responsibilities of Accounts Payable:
  1. Following a vote of the board, make disbursements to bhikkhunis or monasteries, by:
    • Quick Pay
    • Bank check
    • Wire transfer
  2. Communicate with bhikkhunis (or their designees) to understand how best to distribute funds:
    • Gather their bank information for a wire transfer
    • Get mailing addresses and how to make out checks
    • Help them set up for receiving Quick Pay
  3. Other functions
    • Communicate to bhikkhunis (or their designees) that funds are being sent either by a writing a cover letter with a check, or by email.
    • Make payments for administrative expenses
    • Make payments to bhikkhunis for medical expenses
    • Record disbursements on spreadsheet
    • Record disbursements in checkbook register


Someone who can take high quality photos of upcoming bhikkhuni events. We are looking for photographs of the following events in 2017:

  • Tipitaka Chanting in Berkeley during the third week of September
  • Bhikkhuni Ordinations at Dhammadharini Monastery in early December

Email Inquiry Support

We are looking for someone with a knowledge of the bhikkhuni sangha in Theravada Buddhism to answer inquiries that come to our primary email of info@bhikkhuni.net

If you are interested in volunteering please contact us at info@bhikkhuni.net.