Stewarding Opportunities

There are 2 openings at Sati Saraniya Hermitage for volunteer resident stewards (male or female) who have:
• a regular Dhamma practice
• an interest in serving for at least 3 months
• experience in spiritual community
• a wish to deepen their practice within the monastic form

All visitors staying at Sati Saraniya Hermitage observe the Eight Precepts and follow the daily schedule of meditation and pujas. There are ample opportunities for individual meditation practice.

Duties of the Kitchen Steward include:
• preparing and offering food
• greeting and welcoming guests
• assisting with cleaning and other tasks to support the community

Duties of the Administrative/Property Steward include:
• assisting with daily office work
• organizing and coordinating property maintenance and repair
• assisting with cleaning and other tasks to support the community

If you would like to apply, please write to hermitage@satisaraniya.ca and tell us:
• why you are a suitable candidate
• what motivates you to volunteer as a steward in a Buddhist monastery
• any previous experience you have of living/staying in spiritual community
• your current living situation

Please also fill in the Request to Stay form on our website

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