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Maitri is currently seeking to fill the following positions immediately:

CNA, per diem position
Cook, per diem position
LVN, per diem position

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Maitri Compassionate Care held a ceremony to commemorate the life of Issan Dorsey Maitri founder Sunday, September 6th 2015.

September 6th 2015 marks the 25 year anniversary of Issan’s death. We honor his compassion, selflessness and bravery in the face of the aids epidemic.

A ritual of remembrance was held from 1.30pm to 2.30pm on Sunday hosted by Jana Drakka a Buddhist monk, during which we looked back at Issan’s life as well as the lives of our residents who have passed.

Hartford Street Zen Center, where Issan served as Abbot until his death in 1990 began its service at 4pm.


Check our the latest  Fall 2015 E-Newsletter


We are so grateful for the Richmond Ermet AIDS Foundation's support of Maitri Compassionate Care...  over $100,000 since 1999!  Watch the video here:


Take a historic look – in photography and words – at Maitri's origins from author Rob Lee's groundbreaking firsthand retrospective, Collaborating with Angels:


Maitri will be featured in the upcoming book "A Thousand Arms: A Guidebook for Buddhist Leaders" edited by Danny Fisher and Nathan Michon.  Read about it here.


View local and national news segments featuring Maitri (3/23/11):

bullet National CBS Evening News: "Elizabeth Taylor's stand against AIDS"
bullet Local San Francisco CBS Evening News: “Elizabeth Taylor in the Bay Area







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