Become a Coordinator

A Retreat Coordinator is a one-year voluntary position at The Barn. The next vacancy start date is January 2017.

You will work alongside two other coordinators and the Barn manager in the day-to-day running of the centre, 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.