Become a Coordinator

Retreat Coordinators (one-year voluntary positions).  The next vacancy start date is September 2016.


You will work alongside two other coordinators and the Barn manager in the day-to-day running of the Barn Retreat, and receive accommodation, full board, stipend and generous dana from retreatants.

If you...

  • have a strong interest in Buddhist teachings and meditation practice, and wish to develop these
  • are a practical person with some knowledge and experience of one or more of the following:  vegetable gardening, DIY and maintenance, basic administration and IT
  • can work as part of a team, and show equanimity towards all others
  • have a driving licence

the Barn offers you the opportunity to...

  • give service by coordinating the running of our weekly retreats
  • live with others in a like-minded community
  • attend Dharma talks and discussions with visiting teachers
  • have regular one-to-one teaching from a local Buddhist teacher

Please contact us for more details and application form. Note: it is important that you have spent a week on retreat at the Barn before applying for this position.

Get in touch

If you would like to know more about the information on this page, please contact:

Name: Barn Manager Tel: +44 (0)1803 732661

Address: The Barn Retreat, Lower Sharpham Barton, Ashprington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 7DX