2015 Application for New Seasonal Staff

Before submitting your application, be sure to read our Seasonal Staff Page, Frequently Asked Questions, and Department Descriptions pages so that you have a good understanding of life at Omega. If you have any doubts that you will be able to do the work assigned to you or that you may not be able to honor our boundaries, please reconsider applying.

The Omega Institute is committed to staff diversity; we encourage people of any age (18 or over), gender, national origin, race, sexual orientation, and spiritual belief to apply.

Please fill out this application and submit it when you are done. Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*). We will be contacting applicants beginning in February.

If you are not available for the time frames listed above, please return to the website in late January when we will have our applications available for other options.

Please Note: Omega can only hire staff that are eligible to work in the US and have proper documents evidencing identity and employment authorization.

STAFF:  Staff work full-time hours, receive a minimum of $135/week, and are provided with indoor housing. There also is an array of special classes and community events. The entire package with wage, housing, and meals is, at minimum, equivalent to New York State minimum wage. Staff fill key positions and therefore we need people who can stay for six months of the season. Depending on the position, most staff start in April or May and continue through September or October. If you are interested in being considered, please check off your availability below.

Personal Information

Our initial contact will be via email. If you do not have email access, we will contact you by telephone. We prefer to conduct our interviews via Live Webcam. If this would work for you, please provide your Skype address.


The jobs and community life at Omega require physical and mental stamina. In addition, community life can be emotionally challenging.

Skills Assessment

Professional Reference: Please provide a professional reference from a current or previous employer.

Service Reference: Please provide a reference from an organization or an individual who you have helped through an act of service.

Fill in your resume or upload it as a file attachment below.*

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By submitting this form, you are giving your consent for Omega to contact references supplied by you in this application. Your submission acknowledges the following as well: Being a part of Omega's Staff is rigorous and designed for emotionally and physically healthy individuals. It is not a therapeutic program for individuals requiring on-going counseling or medical attention or who are in recent recovery. By submitting, you acknowledge that you have represented yourself accurately and are at least 18 years of age. You understand that withholding information can lead to the termination of your employment at Omega.

We will begin contacting applicants in February. We will continue to hire Seasonal Staff through the summer. For questions or information, please read the Frequently Asked Questions.  If your questions are unanswered, please email seasonal@eomega.org.

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