Join Our Community

There are many ways to join the Commonweal community—making a donation, attending one of our New School or other program events, participating in one of the Collaborative for Health and the Environment calls, or volunteering your time and skills. Jobs and volunteer opportunities are listed below.

Job Opportunities

A new program at Commonweal, American Life Corps (a temporary name), is hiring! American Life Corps is an immersive residential experience for 20-24-year-olds to spend four to six months living and learning together. The program will build diverse cohorts of young adults equipped to be engaged in their communities. We are looking for a program director and an operations director.

The program director, in close collaboration and partnership with the operations director, will establish the programmatic and organizational foundation. The program director will ensure the development of the program model, implement outreach strategies, and help to secure new funding to ensure a successful pilot over the next 18-24 months. This position is funded through December 2022, with the possibility of extension based on the success of the program and the individual in this role. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and relational, and deeply motivated by personal and societal transformation. Success in this position requires a combination of experience working with young adults, developing and managing programs, and experience with contemplative/spiritual practices. Read the entire job description HERE (PDF).

The operations director, in close collaboration and partnership with the program director, will establish the organizational and programmatic foundation for American Life Corps. The operations director will support the implementation of the program model, establish policies and systems, and help secure new funding to ensure a successful pilot over the next 18-24 months. This position is funded through December 2022, with the possibility of extending based on the success of the program and the individual in this role. The ideal candidate has experience operationalizing entrepreneurial endeavors, and is energized by the opportunity to support personal and societal transformation. Success in this position requires the ability to implement policies and systems to ensure the success of the team and the program, apply flexible and creative thinking while navigating uncertainty and evolving conditions. Read the entire job description HERE (PDF).

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Healing Circles Global needs host and guardian volunteers. We provide training and support. If you’re interested in acting as a host or guardian for a Healing Circle, please fill out and submit the form on this page.
  • Planning to join us at our Open House, September 19, 2021? We need volunteers! To have a successful event we need many hands sharing the work. From checking people in to help setting up and closing down, to other tasks that making a wonderful event may take. If you want to volunteer, please contact Doron Hovav.

Please send us an email with your name and areas of interest and skills. When a volunteer opportunity comes up we will let you know. We are often in need of pro-bono design, legal, marketing and technology professional services.