Stewarding Opportunities

We currently have an opportunity at Sati Saraniya Hermitage for a volunteer resident steward who has:
• a regular Dhamma practice
• experience in spiritual community
• a wish to deepen their practice by serving in a monastic setting
• time to make a commitment for 3 or more months

A steward at Sati Saraniya Hermitage observes the Eight Precepts and follow the daily schedule of meditation and pujas. There are ample opportunities for individual meditation practice.

Duties of a resident steward include:
• preparing and offering meals
• indoor and outdoor work including cleaning, gardening and property maintenance
• assisting with office tasks

If you would like to enquire about joining us as a steward, please fill in the Request to Stay form on our website and include the following information:
• 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