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


This is a critical and pivatal function within the organization. In this position, you will be central to our mission of providing for the needs of bhikkhunis. While the work can be demanding, the reward of developing a strong and personal connection to bhikkhunis is invaluable. If you have accounting skills, please consider applying.

The duties of the position are as follows:

  • Responsible for accepting donations by check, Pay Pal and Pay Pal Giving Fund
  • Responsible for depositing or transfering them to our bank account
  • With the recommendation and vote of the Board of Directors, responsible for disbursing funds to bhikkhunis and monasteries by check, bank Quick Pay or wire transfer, as well as paying administrative costs.
  • Notify bhikkhunis and monasteries by mail or email about disbursements.
  • Record all transactions on an Excel spreadsheet.
  • Reconcile bank statements with the checkbook and spreadsheet monthly.
  • Provide treasurer’s reports to the Board at their monthly meeting.
  • Prepare various information spreadsheets to the Board

Skills: good knowledge of Excel, ability to communicate respectfully with bhikkhunis and their liaisons.


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

  • Ordination in Santa Clara at the end of August
  • 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 might be interested please fill out the volunteer form or contact us at info@bhikkhuni.net.

 Volunteer Form




Interests or talents you would be willing to volunteer: