San Francisco Zen Center has an opening for a fund-raising professional to work in the Development Department four days per week as a Gifts Processing Coordinator. This position manages gifts processing by refining and documenting procedures, and processes all donations, entering them in the database, generating acknowledgement letters and mailing labels. This person may also phone donors to verify information. This is an ideal position for someone who is extremely detail-oriented, who has worked with the Salesforce platform, and who enjoys working in a collaborative environment. To apply for a posted position, please email a resume and cover letter (required) to firstname.lastname@example.org. No recruiters or solicitations please.
Lauren and Zenko's daughter Mirabelle was born on June 26, 2020. They juggle the practice and work schedule with their daughter’s needs.
Engetsu is a Brazilian Zen student and artist who lived at SFZC for many years. In 2020, she returned to Brazil to visit family and friends.
Dan appreciates his co-workers, “Having those deep, established relationships helps us work better. Trust in one another has been established and contributes to a nourishing work culture."
As the Director of Emergency Planning, Kogen will oversee preparation for emergencies at SFZC’s three temples, including fires, earthquakes, and medical emergencies.
Joshua Sandeman, a former SFZC resident, is a Nurse Practitioner based in Salem, Oregon. “Medicine puts me face-to-face with all manner of human suffering and it can be a challenge to take care of feelings of burnout, detachment, and despair."
Zenju started writing as an eight-year-old. In her twenties Zenju was writing short stories and she submitted one to a journal edited by Pearl Cleage. It was published and that was the first time she earned money as a writer.
The Zen Buddhist Sewing Teachers and Everyday Zen launched a six-month online practice period in June 2021, called Sewing with Heart.