Hindu Temple of Northeast Wisconsin is looking for full-time Priest


Hindu Temple of Northeast Wisconsin (HTNEW) is located in the Fox Cities at 911 Delanglade Street,  Kaukauna, WI 54130 near the major cities of Appleton, Green Bay, and Oshkosh. The temple serves more than  1,000 Hindu families in the Northeast Wisconsin region. Temple consists of eight main deities – Lord Hanuman,  Radha Krishna, Ram Parivar, Shri Vanketesh, Lord Ganesha, Shiva Linga, Durga Mata and Ayappa Swami along with Navagrahas.  

The fox valley community is a good mix of various demographics from all regions of India, including, Telugus,  Tamilians, Kannadigas, Marathis, Gujaratis, Punjabis and Bengalis. Temple celebrates 22+ major events every  year, besides regular weekly pujas each day.  

We are looking for a full-time priest who is well versed with Hindu religion and philosophy and can speak  English, Hindi and Sanskrit. Communication in other languages such as Telugu, Tamil and Kannada is also  desirable. Possesses knowledge and recital ability to conduct all Hindu religious functions in an appropriate  religious and spiritual manner. It is desirable to have bhajan singing and instrument playing capabilities. Priest  should have minimum 5+ years of experience working at a Hindu Temple in US. He should be able to handle  regular temple events such as Shiva Abhishekam, Sundar Kand, Hanuman Chalisa, Devi Puja, and  Satyanarayana Puja as well as major events such as Brahmotsavam, Various Homams, Diwali Lakshmi Puja,  Kalyanotsavam, Mata Ki Chowki, Ganesh Puja, Navagraha Puja etc. Priest will be also responsible for  conducting various private pujas both inside and outside the temple.  

The most important requirement of the priest is the personality, character, integrity, and dedication for  Hinduism and commitment to follow the HTNEW vision and mission. We consider the priest is an investment  to the growth of temple and therefore the personal character and inclusive loving approach towards the  community is an essential necessity. 

Kaukauna and surrounding Fox Cities offer a very safe and comfortable life for families with a very reasonable  cost of living.  

HTNEW offers a comprehensive package to the priest, including: 

  • Very competitive base salary 
  • Annual bonus 
  • Housing and medical insurance support 
  • Paid vacation 
  • Dakshina on major Temple events 
  • Relocation assistance  
  • Suggested Dakshina for priest for private Pujas.  

Please apply at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and for any questions or clarification, please contact our Chairman Kapil  Rajvanshi, Board of Director, at (920) 309-2946.