Cancellation & Refund Policy

Omega reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If Omega cancels a program, you will receive a full refund.

Refunds are available (less a $100 processing fee) up to 60 days before the first day of your camp session.

Nonrefundable credit toward a future Omega program or stay (less a $100 processing fee) is available if you cancel 59–30 days before the first day of your camp session. Credit may be applied to any Omega program or stay for one year following date of issue.

Omega Institute Seasonal Staff Jobs | Work at Omega

Each year, we hire about 350 seasonal staff to help run Omega’s Rhinebeck, New York, campus programs. Omega determines the best position for each applicant, based on departmental needs as well as your experience and interests.  A requirement for all positions is the desire to be of help to others, coupled with a friendly, relational approach to your interactions.

Seasonal Staff Specialty Jobs

Each year, in addition to our other seasonal staff positions, Omega has specialty job openings that require more experience, including full-time and part-time cooks, lifeguards, resident faculty, visiting faculty, artists-in-residence, and Wellness Center providers. These are full-season positions, starting in April or May and ending in October, and their compensation packages differ from other seasonal staff positions.

Seasonal Staff Work Agreement

The work you perform at Omega is an integral part of our organization. Every interaction you have with coworkers, participants, and teachers helps shape our learning community. You fulfill your job commitment to us by providing excellent service in each interaction. In turn, we fulfill our commitment to you through our extensive staff curriculum, three healthy, vegetarian meals every day, the use of all campus amenities, and other rewarding benefits.

Staff Programs

One of the great benefits of being at Omega is the opportunity to experience the multidimensional programs that are offered to both seasonal staff and core staff. Throughout the season, Omega offers a diverse selection of staff programs—classes, gatherings, and special events—designed to help staff learn new skills, find inspiration and meaning, and build a sense of community. Most of these classes are open to all staff, although some may need special permission.


Seasonal Staff FAQ

Q. Who should apply to Seasonal Staff?

A. People who believe in giving through service and see this as a way of deepening personal growth are perfect candidates for Omega’s seasonal staff. Beyond the skills and physical ability needed for all seasonal jobs at Omega, we look for staff who can work well with others, display good customer service, and embrace the principle of compassionate service. When staff join us ready and willing to give, share, and serve, we are able to build an abundant, thriving, and energetic learning community.



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