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Full Time Residential Cook Position now Open

Posted on 17 Aug 2013


Full Time Residential Cook  Position now Open

 RESIDENTIAL VOLUNTEER COOK


If you want to volunteer and at the same time experience life in a lively Buddhist community in the centre of London, this is the role for you.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Residential Volunteer who can join our team as a Vegetarian cook. The role of the consists of 

-Cooking for up to 15 people including Lama Zangmo and the monks and nuns of the centre. 

Note: You will be responsible for cooking one meal per day (lunch).

-Help with preparing cakes and soup for our Tibetan Tea Room for the weekend.

-Cleaning the kitchen. 

-Ordering food and equipment for the kitchen.

WHAT WE CAN PROVIDE 

-Free accommodation in a beautiful Buddhist centre in London.

-Free food.

-Chance to develop your skills (organise and prepare food, manage kitchen).

-Access to Buddhist retreats and courses while respecting your work commitment and hours.

-Letter of recommendation after successfully finishing your volunteering residency.

THE SKILLS YOU NEED

-Some experience in preparing food for bigger groups (approx. 15 people).

-Good communication skills.

-Ability to maintain kitchen clean and tidy.

-Commitment.

You would be living in our community of 20+ people who are interested in Buddhism. This position is ideally suited for someone who is interested in Buddhism and Meditation however this is not a must and we would welcome anyone.

YOUR TIME

Minimum commitment: 3 months, preferably longer.
Working hours: 5 days per week, from 9 to 5.

CONTACT

If you are interested in the position or know someone who might be then please pop into our office and speak to a member of staff. You are also welcome to either give our office a call on 0203 327 1650 or send us an email to ksdlondon@samye.org.