Vegetarian Cook

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The experience

We are seeking a dynamic, passionate cook with knowledge and a passion for vegetarian/vegan meals to join our international team at our retreat center located in the heart of Belgium. Please note that the minimum age requirement to join our international team of volunteers is 25. We also prefer a minimum stay of 8 weeks.

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Cooking: Choose the menu, pick ingredients and cook delicious dishes.

What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

Holistic Therapies: You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.


Fluent English or Intermediate Dutch

Over 25 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

As part of our international team consisting of staff, local and international volunteers, you will assist in the preparation of vegetarian luncheons and dinner meals for guests at the center and also you could be the chef if we have a small group. After a period of 3 months, we are open to providing a paid volunteer position within our team.

Our international volunteers work daily shifts of 6 hours a day (including meal time) Depending on the busyness at the center, we can run three shift days would consist of a a morning shift (7 am to 12.30 pm), day shift (11 pm to 16.30 pm) and en evening shift (3.30 pm to 9 pm)

The help we need is varied and depends on the activities at the center. We mainly host small groups of people who attend workshops or stay with us for several days for retreats. You will supporting meals and also set up for meals, clean kitchen, dishes.

Activities & Shift

You will be working in a 5 hour shift a day with two days off per week. We are looking for someone who can collaborate well with others as part of a team, and who has experience and expertise with preparing vegetarian dishes.


We strive to give our best, and we expect your best as well. Upon arrival, this center becomes your home, a place where we really care about each other. We pay attention to details and put a lot of love and care in the work we do.

The kitchen of our center works mostly with organic vegetarian ingredients.
Sharing meals is an important part of our life at the center. You are expected to join us on time for all meals, except on your free days where you can choose to skip a meal.

We offer a smoke free environment for our volunteers.

Please contact us if you are looking to be part of an active community and have a sincere desire for personal growth and are looking for a self-transformative living and learning experience. If you’re passing through and are looking only for a place to eat and stay while visiting other cities or countries, we are not a good match for you.