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Position: Program Manager
Organization: Salt Spring Centre of Yoga

Location: In person at the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga, Salt Spring Island, BC
Housing: Residential position available (see below)

Exciting Opportunity: Join our team at the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga as Program Manager! Lead our holistic programming and community initiatives on beautiful Salt Spring Island.

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Program Manager to oversee and manage our in-house programs, rentals, and BnB. As the Program Manager, you will play a vital role in overseeing our current offerings, developing new programs and networking with other organizations. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are experienced in management and have a background in yoga or a related field.

About The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga

The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga is a non-profit educational and spiritual retreat centre dedicated to teaching and promoting the core principles of yoga which embody peace, resilience, and belonging.

The Centre was purchased in 1981 and remains the keystone project of the Dharma Sara Satsang Society – founded in 1974 by a devoted and enthusiastic group of followers of Baba Hari Dass (Babaji).

The legacy of love, service and sanctuary is palpable on the land.

An Agricultural and Environmental Gem

The 69 acre property finds its home in a spectacular natural setting. Cedars, maples, alders, cottonwoods frame the land among many more species of trees, plants and endangered and vulnerable animals.

Walking the land you will encounter a large organic farm, an abundant fruit orchard, an impressive permaculture food forest growing nuts, medicinal herbs and fruit, acres of protected and pristine agricultural land, and beautiful streams and ponds. The Centre shares ecology with and borders the Salt Spring Island Conservancy’s Blackburn lake nature reserve, which has recorded over 110 species; many of which are endangered or vulnerable.

The Salt Spring Centre also contains the Dandaka Forest – one of the most untouched, primordial cedar-swamp wetlands found in North America.

Residential Position Available:

We are proud to have a multi-generational residential community at The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga, and as part of our commitment to fostering a harmonious environment, we offer the possibility for team members to join our community as residents for the duration of their contract. While we have limited spaces available for those looking to live, this unique opportunity allows individuals to immerse fully in the community and activities of The Centre. Residents in our community are asked to make a commitment to engage with others in a positive and respectful manner, to maintain a clean and sober environment with no alcohol or drugs on the property, and to adhere to the lacto-vegetarian dietary guidelines while on the premises. We believe that this shared living experience enriches both personal and collective growth, further deepening our connection with the Earth and each other. If you are interested in residential opportunities, please indicate this in your application. More information will be made available during the interview process for this interested. 

Working Conditions:

  • Start date: September 2024
  • Approximately 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 9am - 4pm
  • Work must take place in-person at the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga


  • $46,800/year
  • In accordance with Section 34 (f) of the Employment Standards Regulation (BC), this position is exempt from overtime compensation required under Section 40 of the Employment Standards Act. The base salary for this position includes compensation for all hours worked.
  • 10 Vacation Days, 5 Flex Days and 5 Wellness Days annually.
  • Access to weekly classes.

For a detailed job description and to apply, please visit our website.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 29 2024    ID: 71493