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If you have visited Breitenbush or have been looking over our Website and have wondered how you might experience more of the community and service aspects of Breitenbush, you may wish to consider joining our community year-round, for the summer, or helping out as a regular fill-in or temporary worker.

Life here is very full and fulfilling. Our work week falls somewhere between 32 - 40 hours, with ample time for soaking, relaxing, taking part in the community life, participating in Daily Well-Being programs and exploring the mountains, streams and lakes of the surrounding National Forest.

It takes a small tribe to keep Breitenbush running smoothly, thus our community is home to around 55 full-time year-round employees, with an additional 20 - 30 joining us each summer to help out with our busy season (May - October), and many fill-ins and temporary workers contributing their service throughout the year. We have divided the work into teams (Kitchen, Office, Maintenance, Housekeeping, Healing Arts, Projects, Systems, Grounds, etc.). All teams run cooperatively, with members having input and sharing in the responsibilities of their Team.

Full-time/year-round positions come open in most teams on a somewhat regular basis. In addition, Breitenbush is always seeking qualified applicants for fill-in and temporary work. If you have regular availability and live within driving distance, you may wish to consider this option as a way to connect more deeply with the community, and to help serve the thousands of people that come here each year seeking relaxation and rejuvenation. We prefer to employ only those who are available for fill in stints or for ongoing work for a minimum of 6 months as the process to integrate into our community as well as the training time needed for most positions, requires a commitment of our time and energy, as well as yours.

If this has piqued your interest, you can click on the links below to:

Current Openings ... Updated 7/27/16

If you have special qualifications including an Oregon Massage License for our Healing Arts Team, plumbing or electrical skills for our Systems Utilities Team, vegetarian culinary experience for our Kitchen Team, and business / management / leadership / facilitation skills to assist us to improve our Co-op, we are especially interested in hearing from you.

The following teams are looking to fill Full Time Positions:

  • Projects

  • Information Services: : Assist the Network Administrator maintaining and providing help desk support for an Apple OS X-based network, local telephone services, point-to-point microwave and critical backup functions. Thorough working knowledge of OS X Server and Ubuntu Linux required.

  • Maintenance

  • Clearing Arts

The following teams are looking to fill Summer Positions:

  • Kitchen

  • Clearing Arts (Housekeeping)

  • Healing Arts (Oregon Massage License Required)

  • Maintenance

  • Projects

Please be sure to list all the skills required as listed under each team on the application itself.

If you would like to apply for a future opening, we will process your application and keep it on file until we are ready to resume the hiring process. Thank you.

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