Program Manager

Part Time
Spiritual Paths Insituite

The Spiritual Paths Foundation is looking for a qualified individual to provide strong program management and administrative support for our contemplative programs, online courses and our nonprofit organization. This part-time job could potentially become a full-time position.


SPF is a non-sectarian, non-advocacy educational organization that helps people of all ages and backgrounds to create a personal spiritual path, a contemplative practice, and compassionate wisdom for serving themselves, their families, their communities and the natural environment.  Our retreats, programs, books and online courses help people to explore the world’s great spiritual and secular traditions in order to discover their life’s meaning and purpose, their essential nature, their universal truth, and their full life potential.

 1. Programs

Supporting the logistics of the Santa Barbara Contemplative Leadership Program.
Scheduling and coordinating in person and online programs, courses and meetings.


  1. Membership
    Support for the website and mobile app members and users.
    Managing membership and student recruitment, communications and database.
  2. Communications

Coordinating social media engagement with current and prospective members.
Updating provided content and program schedules on the website.
Creating or coordinating occasional graphic design and photo editing.


  1. Organizational Support

Supporting fundraising, including online appeals, donor acknowledgements and tracking.
Creating monthly financial summaries of memberships, courses and programs.



  • Sincere interest and commitment to the mission of our organization.
  • Excellent project and time-management skill and experience with overlapping projects.
  • Outstanding organizational and written/oral communication skills.
  • Excellent follow through and a reliable, adaptable team player.
  • Strong computer aptitude or skills such as: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database

management, Quicken, Google Drive, graphic design and photo editing programs

Job Status:

Hourly Contract Position

Flexible Part-time averaging 20 hours/week. Potential to grow into full time position

Location & Timeline:

Works on personal equipment and location. Position starts January 2022.

Stipend for work expenses as needed.


$20 -25/hour depending on experience.

Send Cover letter and resume by Dec. 15 to:

Ed Bastian,

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