We need passionate and compassionate people to join arms with us to build a more resilient future. We need your ideas, energy and participation for the growth that the ideas explored at the Institute demand. Together we can bring the insights of contemplation out into the world.

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Other Ways to Get Involved

Attend a retreat or workshop. 

The best way to get involved with our work is to attend one of our transformational retreats or workshops.


Believe in the work we do? Come help out in our beautiful renovated monastery and meet like-minded people. Volunteer service areas include clerical tasks, event support, guest services, landscaping care, marketing, meal service, outreach, photography and more!


Your gift helps us foster and lead a fast-growing movement for contemplative-based social change. Donate now!

Partner with us.

Through collaborations with like-minded organizations we can reach even more people working to combine contemplation and engaged action in the world.

Work or intern here.

We work with wise and compassionate leaders to build a more resilient future. See the current jobs and internships we have open. 

Join us for meditation or tai chi.

A free sitting meditation session is held on most Wednesday mornings from 8:30-9:15am followed by tea and discussion. The format includes mindfulness meditation and a reading. Meditation instruction is also available upon request. Both those with an established practice and beginners are most welcome. For more information, contact Jane Kolleeny at jane@garrisoninstitute.org. 

Tai chi classes with instructor Teresa Peppard are ongoing on Thursday mornings at 9am. The cost is $10 per class. Click here to email her.