Buddhist Center Maintenance Volunteer!

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The experience

Help us keep our buildings and facilities in good shape! Chores include, but are not limited to painting, landscaping, and maintenance. We offer to the World a place for deep spiritual practice to transform from inside out and we need your help!
We offer meditation, yoga, philosophy teachings and a peaceful and fun place to be, while connecting with a supportive community of practitioners.


What you offer

30 hours of help per week

Painting & Decorating: Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.

Building & Repairing: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


What you get

2 days off per week

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

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

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

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.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.

Basic Internet Access: Basic speed internet for you to work remotely


Requirements

Intermediate English

Over 18 years old

Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

United States Visa


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

We are always on the lookout for flexible, reliable, curious, and adventurous people to join our volunteer family!

We accept volunteers for the minimum of two week commitment and maximum of 4 weeks. During your stay, you will be assigned a variety of chores cleaning, housekeeping, maintenance, landscaping, and the like. Workload is 30 hours per week with weekends off.

*You'll have either a private room or a shared room, depending on availability.
*You’re invited to our regular classes on different topics such as Buddhist philosophy, meditation, yoga, etc


Activities & Shift

Schedules change depending on weather conditions, hosting events, and other aspects, but we can show an example of how it could go:

8:45am: Daily Insoiration
9am-3pm: Monday thru Friday
4pm: Optional activities Mon-Fri (yoga, wisdom sessions, Buddhist prayers/praises/ceremonies)


Rules

1) Protecting life - Non-violence
2) Respecting others people property - Not stealing
3) Maintaining a respectful and healthy sexual behavior - No sexual misconduct.
4) Speaking Truthfully - Not lying.
5) Speaking Harmoniously - Not divisive speech.
6) Speaking Kindly - Not harsh or rude speech.
7) Speaking meaningfully - Not hurting others' minds and time with useless talk.
8) Love and Compassion for others- Not ill will.
9) Team and Supportive atmosphere - Not rude competitiveness or jealousy among the Team.
10)Have a mindful world view, be aware of how all we do has an effect on ourselves and others.
11) No alcohol, natural or chemical drugs (intoxicants incl. weed) are allowed in the Center.
12) Respect and considerate attitude required.
13) Clear and honest communication among Staff and team members.
14) Friendly attitude towards others, listening, and tolerance attitude.