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50th Annual Retreat registration now open!

We offer a meaningful service environment and mentorship from our elders.

The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga is an incredible place. We serve and play based on the principles and practices that empower peace, resilience and belonging.

Have you always wanted to live in an intentional community? Can you provide support with the daily maintenance, housekeeping, and/or kitchen requirements at a busy yoga centre?

We’re looking for someone like you!

Come and live and serve at the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga – surrounded by fellow yogis/seekers.

This opportunity includes:

  • Shifts serving in one of our key service areas (maintenance, housekeeping, kitchen, farm)
  • Teaching experience for yoga teachers looking to increase their skills (200-hour teacher training required)
  • A room (may be shared) or campsite on on our beautiful, forested Salt Spring property
  • Vegetarian meals from our kitchen
  • Access to yoga classes, ceremonies, and community events
  • Inclusion in our supportive and welcoming community
  • Access to onsite laundry, wifi, and reading room
  • And more!

We typically require a minimum commitment of 2 months for all first-time volunteers.

About the Centre:

Many people experience a transformation while contributing their time and skills at the Centre and living in this pristine piece of land nestled in the heart of Salt Spring Island. You will be serving alongside people who are committed to exploration, spiritual practice and selfless service, and communing with the elders and founders of the Centre, who willingly share their wisdom and experiences from their own journeys. Overall, we strive to have a peaceful service environment where you are supported to become your best and whole self.

For more information about the Centre, visit the About Us page.

General Volunteer Application

Please Apply Using The Form Below

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Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, Max. file size: 300 MB.
Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, Max. file size: 300 MB.

Current Opportunities

2024 Applications Now Open!

We are looking for volunteers with skills to serve in the following areas: housekeeping, kitchen, maintenance, and farm.

*If you are interested in volunteering and also are a qualified yoga teacher (minimum 200-hr YTT), you may be eligible to teach 1 – 2 yoga classes per week at the Centre during your stay. Minimum 2-month commitment.

Please note: only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We accept applicants throughout the year as space is available.

Farm Volunteers

Are you looking for an opportunity to live and learn in a yogic community that shares a passion for growing food, flowers, medicine, and cultivating sacred spaces? Do you have prior experience or an interest in regenerative agriculture?

If so, please click on the link below to learn more about this volunteer position.

Farm Volunteers

Returning Volunteers

If you have previously volunteered at the Centre, please fill out this application instead to apply for upcoming opportunities:

Returning Volunteers

Farm / Garden Day Volunteers

If you are interested in signing up for Farm and Garden day volunteer shifts, fill out the Farm/Garden Day Volunteer Form.