Apply to a Service Exchange Team

Service Exchange is a way to serve self and others

 

3HO Foundation's International Women's Camp wouldn’t happen without Service Exchange participants. The success of the event depends on your dedication and commitment to doing seva (selfless service), one of the most powerful limbs of yoga. If you choose this powerful opportunity for spiritual growth, you will become an indispensable part of the backbone of this extraordinary event.

3HO’s Commitment to the Service Exchange Team 3HO supports you in a rewarding service experience and facilitates your participation in the IWC programming. Most Service Exchange participants can expect to participate in the majority of the program events.

Your Commitment to the Service Exchange Team, 3HO, and the Global Community As an IWC Service Exchange Team member your principal commitment is to make your service area successful. As a member of the team, you will serve approximately 4-5 hours a day in your service area. Arrival, departure, and service dates vary depending on the service area. You must be available for the entire duration of the service dates.

 

Applications

Click on the Area Title below to apply for a Service Exchange.  You may apply to up to 2 teams. 

Kitchen Team

Kitchen Manager: TBD The kitchen is a wonderful place to serve all who come to IWC. It is quite busy at times, with a lot of activity, interaction, and warmth of heart. This position will require that you miss either the morning or afternoon class time each day, but the kitchen is the heart of camp.  If you love to serve by cooking, this is the team for you.

Requirements

  • Love working in the kitchen, cooking and cleaning!
  • Dedication to service each day.
  • Arrive by Saturday, June 25th
  • Be ready to work starting at 8 am Sunday, June 26th 
  • Serve until 3pm on Sunday July 3rd

Kitchen Coordinator

The Kitchen Coordinator works with the Kitchen Manager to facilitate meal, snack and drink delivery from the kitchen down to camp, as well as coordinate the Kitchen Service Exchange shifts with the Kitchen Manager.  She will also be responsible for communicating with those with special dietary restrictions,  camp staff, and other campers in order to assure comfortable and smooth communication between the kitchen and the camp. An interest in food; experience managing staff; the ability to stay balanced under pressure; a positive, easy communication style; and a true desire to make such a commitment to the camp are a must!

Requirements

  • Arrive by Saturday, June 25th
  • Start working Sunday, June 26th at 6 am
  • Serve until 6 pm on Sunday, July 3rd

 

Grounds Manager

 

The Grounds Manager should be energetically available and effective at accomplishing the tasks required to keep camp running. Grounds Manager leads all the Grounds Karma Yogis to take care of the basic needs of the camp: stocking restrooms with toilet paper, replacing light bulbs, cleaning showers, moving items around camp, managing garbage and recycling picking up stray trash, cleaning the teaching and lounge tents.

Requirements:

  • Arrive by Friday, June 24th
  • Start working Saturday, June 25th at 7:30 am
  • Serve until 6 pm on Sunday, July 3rd
  • Work with the IWC Camp Manager before the event (via phone and email) as needed.
  • Have a lot of heart and love of seva!

 

Programming & Sound Assistants

The Programming & Sound Assistants works with the Programming Manager to manage and coordinate the needs of the daily schedule.  This may include announcing or posting schedule changes, checking in with teachers regarding any materials needed, coordinating the needs of special activities/trips and anything else that comes up to help camp programming run smoothly. In addition, this individual will assist with the Sound/AV needs of IWC. The sacred sound current is one of the most critical aspects of a successful Women’s Camp. From Morning Sadhana through evening programming, you'll will help run all sound and video equipment.

Requirements

  • Arrive by Saturday, June 25th
  • Be ready to work starting at 8 am Sunday, June 26th 
  • Serve until 3pm on Sunday July 3rd

Photography/Video Exchange

The Photo/Video Exchange position is to provide inspirational, uplifting, quality photos and videos to 3HO Foundation and the Global Community. You will be taking photos of classes and activities in addition to capturing the Women's Camp experience on film. All footage is the property of 3HO Foundation and will be used in marketing efforts both in print and on-line. By accepting this service exchange you will provide 3HO Foundation International all film and photo footage and permission to use at its discretion said footage in perpetuity.   

Requirements

  • Service times vary, but you should always have your camera with you.
  • Arrive by Saturday, June 25th
  • Be ready to work starting at 8 am Sunday, June 26th 
  • Serve until 3pm on Sunday July 3rd
  • Transfer of all video and pictures to 3HO by July 22nd.
  • Provide your own video/photo equipment.

Equipment Requirements

  • Provide your own photography and video  equipment. The minimum you will need: a DSLR camera for the best image quality, speed, large ISO range, control, and optical quality.
  • Attachable flash for indoor/evening shots is desired, but not required.
  • Please bring an external hard drive to retain your images.
  • Please shoot at minimum 300 DPI – JPEG format.

By accepting this service exchange you will provide 3HO Foundation International all photos/film footage and permission to use at its discretion said photos/film footage in perpetuity.