Welcome to the Worktrade Program!

Thank you so much for your service! We are excited to have you as a part of our community of Artmonks.


Before Your Arrival


  • complete the Registration Form below;
  • sign & email the  Liability Waiver (send it to volunteers@artmonastery.org); and
  • Venmo your payment to donations@artmonastery.org (may appear as @Art-Monastery).

Packing List

Please bring

  • Clothing that can get dirty for helping in the kitchen and/or in the garden
  • Comfortable layered clothing for sitting meditation
  • Comfortable clothing you can move in for yoga
  • Sturdy closed-toe workshoes (like waterproof hiking boots) that can get muddy in the garden
  • Slip-on shoes (It’s a shoes-off house! You may enjoy having slippers as well.)
  • Medications such as allergy medicine (We have a cat.)
  • Rain coat / jacket (Please check the weather before you come.)
  • Toiletries
  • Insect repellent
  • Art supplies and acoustic musical Instruments you would like to work with in your solo work
  • Optional swim suit. (Swimming in the river is refreshingly cold and wonderful! We invite swimming without suits as well.)
  • Earplugs
  • A flashlight or headlamp
  • Water bottle and/or travel mug


We have

  • Towels
  • Sheets
  • Blankets
  • Pillows
  • General First Aid Kit
  • All kitchen supplies
  • Work gloves for anything outside
  • House phone that can receive calls
  • the most adorable cat

How to Arrive Here