Volunteer Digital Media Coordinator

Volunteer Position – Off-Site

Gampo Abbey is recruiting a volunteer off-site Digital Media Coordinator. This role will collaborate as a team with the Gampo Abbey Director and Office Coordinator to develop an overall digital communications strategy and carry out that strategy. The goals of the strategy will include a general improvement of web presence, integration of email campaigns and social media, and improving engagement with various audiences through online platforms.  


  • Work in collaboration with the Director to manage digital communications campaigns.
  • Manage all posts and monitor all social media platforms (currently limited to Facebook and Vimeo)
  • Manage Gampo Abbey’s cross-platform engagement including email campaigns, social media postings, and links with other blogs in Shambhala
  • Assist in the development of online advertising strategies as required and caring out those strategies as part of a collaborative team.
  • Communicate with various audiences in a timely manner.
  • Using digital marketing tools, analyze data across platforms and make recommendations for any changes. 
  • Make all tools, protocols and resources easily accessible to team members. Document the work on an ongoing basis for sharing with Gampo Abbey Executive Committee. 
  • Keep all security protocols updated on the full range of online tools. This includes documenting any changes in logins. 

Skills required 

  • Thorough understanding of social media platforms.
  • Good eye for design.
  • Writing skills that match Gampo Abbey’s audiences.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • An understanding of digital communications analytics
  • Flexibility and capacity to work on time-sensitive projects

Commitment is for six months which will include a one-month probationary period when both the Abbey and the candidate can assess the smoothness of the fit. After the initial strategy development stage, ongoing maintenance is expected to involve approximately 2 hours per week.


  • Opportunities for bodhisattva activity abound
  • With the completion of six months of service an invitation to attend an upcoming on-site in-house retreat (as programs open up again.) 
  • Meditation instruction and ongoing practice support from an appointed Abbey resident. 

To apply for this position please submit your details through our online application form