Sunday, March 07, 2010

Windhorse:Evolution vacancy on Regional Sales Team

Windhorse Trading's Regional Sales team has an opening for a Sales Person, man or woman.  Based in Cambridge UK, Windhorse is the FWBO's largest Right Livelihood business with over 200 staff.

If you might be interested in being considered for this post please email Jenny Henderson ( with your CV.

You'd be:

• Developing on-going friendly customer relations
• Arranging appointments, 5 week nights away each fortnight visiting customers
• Driving a mobile showroom
• (3t Mercedes van)
• Outgoing, energetic, and friendly
• Clean driving licence
• Flexible, reliable
• Salary or support package

Closing date 25th March 2010

Windhorse: Evolution was built on an altruistic vision and continues to exist for purely generous and ethical reasons. Profits are given away to support Triratna Buddhist Order projects and social projects in the communities where our suppliers are based.

We see ourselves as contributing to building a Buddhist movement for the benefit of the world and creating a very happy and human work place for the benefit of individuals.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

New Buddhafield Project

Mumukshu writes from Buddhafield, in Devon UK, with new of a new Buddhafield project in the West Country.  She says -

"Is there anyone out there interested in talking to me, Mumukshu, about starting a new right livelihood venture in Devon?

"We are getting very enthusiastic about the idea of opening an organic vegan/vegetarian cafe, combined with a meditation/yoga/meeting space, in our local town. It would be an interface between the local community and our local buddhafield projects, such as home-grown organic produce, the tree nursery, herbal remedies. There are keen volunteers around, supported core team members and possibly others available full time all very interested in getting involved.

"However we need someone with experience, looking for something to get their teeth into and help get it off the ground. Ideally we would like a Dharmacharini, and it need not necessarily be for ever! Please call me on 07775694619 or 01363 772939 to discuss - or email

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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Windhorse:Evolution seek Maintenance Officer

Windhorse:Evolution seek Maintenance Officer.

Windhorse:Evolution are the FWBO's largest and most successful Right Livelihood business, with over 100 staff based in Cambridge UK.  And here's a chance to join them!

Click the ad for a full-size version...

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Two posts at Windhorse:Evolution

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Friday, September 11, 2009

FWBO Development Team seeks Assistant

The FWBO Development Team
is looking for an Assistant… 
Might you be interested in working for the FWBO Development Team?
 * The Development Team (currently Lokabandhu, Siddhisambhava, and Vajragupta) is making a significant contribution to the FWBO, helping the European FWBO Chairs Assembly maintain the FWBO’s unity and vibrancy.
* Projects that we’ve undertaken, or commissioned and funded, include the new Dharma Training Course for Mitras, a new FWBO website, a forthcoming book on the history of the FWBO, fundraising for Bhante and other projects, the International Urban Retreat, events to help make the FWBO more attractive to young people, and much, much more…
* We’re looking for an Order member to be a part-time assistant working closely with Vajragupta, Director of the Development Team.
* Your main areas of work would be…
a) Helping to run events such as the FWBO International Retreat, International Urban Retreat, or “inspiring young people with the Dharma” weekends. You’d be involved in “visioning” the events to maximise their potential, and then overseeing their organisation, publicity, and so on.
b) Helping with the administration of the charity, keeping the books and preparing charity accounts, banking, paying bills and wages, and overseeing the FWBO Chairs Assembly Fund.
c) Helping to communicate the work of the FWBO Chairs Assembly: preparing and distributing “briefings” of our work, helping to consult chairs and centres on new proposals, collating feedback, keeping a database of chairs, mitra convenors, and centre managers.
* You’d need to be… an Order member who loves the FWBO and wants to help it to thrive! We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated, efficient, with a good eye for detail.  You’ll need to be able to organise big events that require co-ordination between people in different locations. You’ll also need to communicate written information clearly and attractively. Skills such as basic publicity design (web and printed) and book-keeping would be an advantage… but don’t worry, we can also provide training…
* It would be a big advantage, though not essential, if you lived as near as possible to Worcester, UK where Vajragupta lives.
* The job is for 2 ½ days per week, with 6 weeks retreat time, and there is a support package of £6K per year.
* For a full job description and application form, or if you’d like more information, or if you are interested but the details above don’t quite work for you, then please contact (or phone 01905-729683) and we can talk about it! The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21st October and we hope to interview on Thursday 5th November in London.

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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Buddhafield Cafe seeks summer volunteers

The Buddhafield cafe seeks summer volunteers - click for high- resolution copy...

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Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Friends Organic, London seeks Shop Team Worker

Friends Organic, the London Buddhist Centre's Health Food shop, seeks a man or woman, preferably Buddhist, to be part of their team.

Priyadaka, their Manager, says - "If you love wholefoods, have a flair for retail and enjoy teamwork we have a place for you; experience will be useful but not necessary as we want someone with the right attitude, an ability to learn and to take initiative.

“I will be asking you to take plenty of responsibility as we are changing and growing rapidly; you will find it lots of fun as we are in exciting times!”

"Please send in your cv and covering letter to, or to Friends Organic, 83 Roman Road, London E2 OQN.

You can also call 0208 980 1843".

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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Housekeeper for Rivendell Retreat Centre

The FWBO's
Rivendell Retreat Centre, in the Sussex countryside, UK, requires a Housekeeper.

Tasks to include - General housekeeping, stock ordering, some administration, meeting and greeting retreatants, etc.  The job description may have some flexibility around the successful applicant's particular skills and abilities.

16 hours over two days per week. (Thursday and Friday). Salary approx. £100 per week. Applicants need to be reasonably physically fit and have their own transportation as this is a non-residential position.

Please send a letter of application by 15/3/09 to:

Nagasiddhi, Rivendell, Chillies Lane, High Hurstwood, East Sussex, TN22 4AB.
tel: 01825 732 594.

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Friday, January 30, 2009

Windhorse:Evolution seeks Chain Development Manager

Windhorse:Evolution are seeking a Chain Development Manager for thier chain of Evolution shops.

Based in Cambridge
Support or salary (negotiation)

Windhorse:Evolution is looking for a competent Project Manager to organise and oversee the opening of new Evolution shops and carry out projects related to the shops. The role involves working in a Buddhist team based in Cambridge. The team are value driven and have a strong sense of Buddhist ethos.

The job is an interesting and engaging role involving the acquiring of suitable shop properties and the setting up of the shop to Evolution standards.

There is a lot of liaison with property agents, lawyers and shop fit teams. The ideal candidate, as well as being able to participate in the ethos of windhorse:evolution, would have the following skills :-

· Proven Project Management experience
· Good organisation and facilitation skills
· Good communication and liaising skills
· Ability to multi-task
· Good problem solving abilities
· Able to work to deadlines and within financial budgets

Please contact Dharmasiddhi on +44 (0)1223 868583 or by email at for more details

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Friday, January 02, 2009

Centre Manager required for Cambridge Buddhist Centre

The entrance to the Cambridge Buddhist CentreThe FWBO’s Cambridge Buddhist Centre is at the heart of a large sangha and runs a popular range of courses for newcomers as well as events for the more mature sangha. It also runs a range of courses in bodywork and mindfulness-based approaches.

The Centre is looking for a new Centre Manager. The exact responsibilities will depend on the applicant and the existing team, but are likely to include:

  • Managing the office team and volunteers
  • Overseeing the administration of the Centre
  • Managing the day-to-day finances, including supervising a book-keeper
  • Working closely with the Council and those teaching at the Centre

 The ideal candidate would be

  • an Order member or mitra [1]
  • good with people
  • well organised
  • be computer literate and able to use Word and Excel
  • confident with figures and understand finances
  • flexible
  • work well with others 

If possible we would like someone with experience of team-based right livelihood and of fund raising. 

Further information about the job and support package is available from Tejasvini at or 01223 273974.

Ruchiraketu will not be available for most of April, so please send all applications also to Tejasvini on the above contact information.

[1] Genuine Occupational Requirement - Section 7(3)(a) of the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 applies.

Cambridge Buddhist Centre, 38 Newmarket Road, Cambridge CB5 8DT

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Glasgow Buddhist Centre seeks administrator

The FWBO's Glasgow Buddhist Centre is looking for a new administrator.

This full-time supported vacancy involves administering the GBC's financial systems, co-ordinating and working with our excellent volunteer receptionists and handling routine admin tasks.

Previous work experience in admin is essential for this post.

You will work alongside Gunasiddhi, the centre manager and Dassini, the centre director as part of the centre team, who are Gunasiddhi, Dassini and Suriyavamsa.

The Glasgow Buddhist Centre is a friendly and thriving place, having been established for 35 years. For a look at the range of what we teach, see

For more information please contact Dassini at

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Windhorse:Evolution seeks Sales Person

Windhorse:Evolution is the FWBO's largest Right Livelihood business. They are seeking an ethically-minded Sales Person for their mobile showrooms.

A friendly, reliable man or woman
‘The skills you will learn and develop are: how to manage a customer account, how to create a schedule, how to deal with people and communicate clearly, and time management.’

Ability to take initiative
‘It’s great – it extends you – you learn to be self reliant.’

Clean driving licence
‘Ah the freedom of the road, no desk job for me...’

Support package or salary - you choose.

Windhorse:Evolution is a Buddhist-inspired giftware business, based in Cambridge, which aims to make money to give away to Buddhist and social projects.

Windhorse:Evolution's principles:
* Generosity * Ethics * Personal Development * Collective Spirit *

If you would like a job description, or to apply for any of these posts, please get in touch with Jenny or phone 01223 868544.

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Manchester Buddhist Centre seeks new Chairwoman or man

The FWBO's Manchester Buddhist Centre is a large and lively centre, housed in a wonderful seven-storey Victorian warehouse in the centre of Manchester. We share this building with four TBRLs: Bodywise, Breathworks, Clear Vision and Earth Café, as well as a men’s community.

We see all these elements as a mandala, offering the people of Manchester and beyond a vision of a different kind of life, based on the Three Jewels.
The wider MBC sangha also includes a women’s community and other men’s communities.

Our ideal Chair would be full time a good leader an inspirational figure a follower of Bhante and a capable Dharma teacher. Experienced in the Order and institutions of the Movement, they would also be energetic motivated good with people in touch with spiritual inspiration capable of being a figurehead in our local community and holding the vision of the trustees.

Is this you?

Please contact Ratnaguna, who will forward your name to the trustees, or phone him on +44 (0)161 708 0228

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Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Come Down to Earth in Manchester!

The Earth Café is situated in the Manchester Buddhist Centre and is a team-based Right Livelihood business. It has a team of fourteen full and part time people working their socks off in our ninth year of trading. Manchester is a great place to be and the work is demanding but fun.

To find out more about our cafe check out the website at

We are currently recruiting a 'front of house assistant' . This is a full-time post and involves serving food and drinks to our many lovely customers, clearing tables, washing up, cleaning etc. Training will be provided.

We are looking for a motivated, hard working, reliable, friendly and flexible team member.

Please contact Mokshapriyaas soon as possible - tel 07901816890 or by email.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Padmaloka Job Opportunity

Padmaloka Retreat Centre in Norfolk, UK, is looking for a man to join the community and
to work as the chef.

This is a great opportunity to live as part of a thriving men's community helping to create an inspiring place for people to learn and practise the Dharma.

Padmaloka offers a full support package including 8 weeks per year annual leave.

Essential Requirements
1. Ordained or have requested ordination into the Western Buddhist Order.
2. Good level of fitness.
3. Able to work well in a team.
4. Able to work patiently with people attending retreats.
5. Flexible, friendly, reliable, organised, hard-working, self-motivated.

Preferred Requirements
1. Cheffing experience.
2. Kitchen Management Skills
3. Have attended retreats at Padmaloka in the past and are already on
friendly terms with members of the Padmaloka community.
4. Experience of FWBO community life.
5. Experience of FWBO team based work.

All enquiries please contact Samudradaka on or 07952 253170

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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Manager for dental practice in Bristol

Most adverts on FWBO Jobs are from FWBO 'institutions' such as Buddhist Centres or Team-Based Right Livelihoods. However there are hundreds of Order Members practicing Right Livelihood in other ways - and we are happy to host advertisements from them if they are seeking to work with other Buddhists or to practice Buddhist principles and precepts in thier work. So -

Jvalamalini is looking for a practice manager to help her run the dental business in Bristol, UK. Birdwell Clinic provides quality dentistry, physiotherapy and complementary therapies to the local community on the outskirts of Bristol. We are a friendly team of caring people, who enjoy working together to build relationships with patients to make their visits to us as stress-free as possible. We are rewarded by having (mostly!) lovely patients.

She needs someone to take an operational strategic role that will ensure excellent patient experience by engaging in the following:-

· Developing and maintaining systems
· Facilitating excellent team performance
· Assisting with financial management and planning
· Initiating and overseeing marketing activity in order to grow the private dental practice effectively

The right person would have the ability to take initiative; be familiar with systems, procedures and IT; able to generate ideas and create a culture of ideas. Also an excellent communicator; able to enthuse, persuade and develop people; mature, unflappable, with management experience and the ability to handle difficult situations diplomatically and effectively

The post is part-time initially, and the ability to be flexible and self-organising is important.

For further information please contact Jvalamalini or telephone 01275 392912 (home) 01275 393149 (work). See also their website

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Tuesday, June 03, 2008

The LBC at 30: looking for Men and Women of Vision

The LBC's 'Breathing Space' project is under way!'The London Buddhist Centre is the FWBO's largest and most successful Buddhist Centre. It is thirty in November and is currently in the middle of the most exciting phase since its inception. We are improving all six floors of the Centre in a building project costing over £1.5m so that we can reach out to even more people.

We are:

- creating Breathing Space, a 'mindfulness for health' centre
- creating an access from Roman Road - making the centre's work much more visible
- building a new glass-atrium entrance, thereby enlarging our reception and bookshop
- making the centre much more accessible for people with disabilities
- completely refurbishing the community on the top three floors
- providing central heating to both communities above the LBC for the first time.

The new office for the LBC team has recently opened - alongside 'The Sangharakshita Study Room' - providing a beautiful and bright new environment in what was Bhante's flat.

We are looking for men and women of vision and commitment to join us.

Do you want to:

- play your part in an enthusiastic team of Order Members and Mitras trying to realise Bhante's vision?

- teach meditation and Dharma, or learn how to teach?

- lead or support retreats at Vajrasana, our retreat centre?

- learn to teach Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy or other 'mindfulness for health' initiatives.

- help to manage and expand Breathing Space, which is attracting significant funding and media interest (Guardian, The Times, The FT, The BBC, CNN)?

- actively go out to 'hard to reach' groups and help them benefit from the Dharma?

- help run the expanded LBC bookshop?

- work in the women's team at the Wild Cherry restaurant or take part in one of our other businesses, which we are also hoping to expand and revitalise?

- develop new projects and initiatives for Dharma work?

We have places for men on the Centre Team and for men and women in our businesses. We believe that we have a precious opportunity for the LBC to expand and to become a much greater force for good. We need your energy to help make it happen.

Contact us -

Maitreyaraja (020 8709 9984)

or Vidydaka (020 8709 9983) by 30 June.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Finance Worker for the North London Buddhist Centre

The North London Buddhist Centre Sangha has created a lovely, welcoming environment in a prime location accessible to 2 million plus Londoners. We have a beautiful building and an established sangha. We offer lots of classes in dharma and bodywork and more besides.

We need a part time finance worker to join our team. The work includes day to day financial admin,(bill payments, wages, monitoring income and expenditure etc), processing gift aid tax claims, working with our book keeper to oversee the day to day data entry, working with our treasurer to produce financial reports and budget updates, and other miscellaneous responsibilities.

We are a small and friendly team. We're open to you simply taking on the financial administration. However if you wish to get involved in other aspects of the centre's work, there is plenty of opportunity for initiative and enthusiasm.

Part time support package available.

If you're interested get in touch: or ring
Visuddhimati at the centre on 020 7700 1177.

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Opportunities for women at Taraloka: Retreat Centre of the Year - again!

Taraloka has been voted ‘Retreat Place of the Year’ twice by The Good Retreat Guide – in 2006 and now again in 2008.

This didn’t happen by chance. It happened because of the inspiration, hard work and commitment of a team of Buddhist women living and working together: to create the very special conditions at Taraloka that enable women, from newcomers to Buddhism to members of the WBO, to explore Buddhism and meditation, and to deepen their practice.

We have opportunities for more women to join our team and help take our vision forward.

Who are we looking for?

We're looking for women who are -

* Committed to the ideals and practice of the FWBO.
* Able to work hard, have fun and co-operate well in a team.
* Willing to be friendly and helpful to retreatants.
* Flexible and self-motivated.
* Interested in living and working as part of a Buddhist team in a retreat centre setting

We need women with skills or experience in cooking and catering, gardening, site maintenance, computing, planning and admin, and to join to our retreat leading teams. We can offer training and mentoring in the skills needed for all these aspects of running Taraloka.

If you would like to further your practice of wholeheartedness, generosity and spiritual friendship in a beautiful and supportive environment, then write and let us know more about you.

Contact : Saddhanandi or Kulaprabha, Taraloka, Cornhill Farm, Bettisfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 2LD, UK.

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Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Job opportunity at Dhanakosa: Fundraising and Marketing Manager

Dhanakosa is the FWBO's very beautiful retreat centre in the Highlands of Scotland.

They are currently recruiting for a Fundraising and Marketing Manager. You will be working with Nayaka (Centre Director) helping to develop fundraising and marketing strategies, and be responsible for the implementation of those strategies. This will include working with our established visual identity and image archive to produce a range of marketing and fundraising collateral, and liaising with printers and out of house designers and advisers. You will also be expected to do about 2 days a week reception and bookings supporting our Office Manager (Alasdair), and contribute to the general running of the retreat centre.

We are looking for someone who is
• Positive, self motivated, and a good communicator
• Able to develop and implement fundraising and marketing strategies
• Interested in living and working as part of a Buddhist team in a retreat centre setting

Dhanakosa is situated in the southern part of the Scottish Highlands on the banks of Loch Voil in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. It is one and a half hours by car from Glasgow and Edinburgh. See our web site for more information about us.

Dhanakosa offers a comprehensive support package, as well as the opportunity to live, work and practice in the outstandingly beautiful environment of Balquhidder Glen. You will also be living and working as part of a community with a clear commitment to making work an effective spiritual practice.

Applications are invited from both men and women. We are particularly interested in hearing from members of the Western Buddhist Order

Closing date 1st July 2008

For further information and an application form:
please contact Nayaka on +44 (0) 1877 384 213 or

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Monday, April 28, 2008

Job opportunities at Karuna

The Karuna TrustFour jobs are coming up at the Karuna Trust, the FWBO's most successful fundraising Right Livelihood.

They say -

"Join a mixed team of committed Dharma practitioners and contribute to our work in raising over £1.5 million a year to help thousands of marginalised people in South Asia to transform their lives. We work with a wide range of social and Dhamma projects in India and Nepal, including many outside the FWBO and TBMSG.

Trust Fundraising Officer
You will be responsible for maintaining and developing our crucial grant income from charitable trusts and foundations, and from online donors. You will be self-motivated and ambitious, with excellent writing and computer skills. Some experience of fundraising is desirable.

Door to door appeals fundraiser and trainer (male applicants only please)
You will share the responsibility for the recruitment and training of appeal volunteers, especially men, as well as doing some fundraising yourself. You have either already proved your fundraising ability on at least two appeals, or are willing to do so, and possess a developed ability to tune into others and help them to deepen their self-awareness. You are able to work well both independently and as part of a team.

Donor Care Assistant
Acting as first point of contact between Karuna and its supporters, you will be responsible for maintaining our database of 7,000 regular donors, including the administration of standing order gifts. You will be systematic, have an eye for detail, good IT skills, and a friendly telephone manner.

Marketing Officer (2 ½ days per week)
You will be responsible for Karuna’s profile both within and outside the FWBO: at events, on the internet and in its printed publicity materials. You will be creative, a good communicator, with an eye for good design and copy.

You will receive a generous needs-based support package equivalent to about £15,000 per year for a single person (including pension contributions) as well as professional training and 8 weeks of annual leave. You will also be near to the large and vibrant London and North London Buddhist Centres, with the opportunity to live in a residential community, including the attractive Karuna men’s community.

The closing date for applications is 13th June. Interviews will take place in the week commencing 30th June.

For more information on any of these posts please contact Chandrasurya on
or phone +44 (0)20 7700 3434.

To learn more about Karuna’s work in South Asia visit

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Volunteers needed for FWBO International Retreat, May 2008

The FWBO’s first International Retreat is taking place in May, at Taraloka, in Shropshire, UK. Vajragupta is the overall organiser and is making this request for help.

"We'll need a team of volunteers to set-up, run, and set-down the event. They can obviously have a free place on the retreat and, although they will have some work duties, these won't be so heavy that they couldn't take part and enjoy it too. They will need to be available from Sunday 18th May and, after the event, until 28th May. They'd need to be willing to camp and work hard, including physical work!

"During the set-up period we plan to have some kind of retreat-like programme and teaching for them too. Again, it won't be all work!

"If you are interested please email me or phone (UK) 0121-447-7427. Please could you also advertise this to others you know who might be suitable, the best would be to personally invite them to think about it. It could be a great way for someone to contribute and also get more involved in the FWBO".

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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Publishing assistant required for Windhorse Publications

WINDHORSE PUBLICATIONS, the FWBO’s successful publishing company, is going in new directions, seeking new ways to bring the movement’s evolving ideas into the world. With a new focus on flexibility and new sales we now seek a Publishing Assistant.

This job is a great opportunity to contribute to spreading the Dharma. It also provides the opportunity to learn about publishing through working for a small publisher where you can become involved in all parts of the publishing process, although the emphasis will be on marketing.

We are looking for someone with computer and communication skills, who is well-organised, steady and can learn quickly. Publishing experience is desirable but not required. The ideal candidate will be capable of working on their own some of the time and multi-tasking.

The job will be based in Cambridge. Hours and salary are negotiable.

A cv and covering letter should be sent to The deadline for receipt of applications is 11 March and interviews will be held on 18 March.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Padmaloka Job Opportunity

Padmaloka Retreat Centre is looking for a man to join the community and to work in the office. The core part of the job is to process money and payments in preparation for our accountant and to help run the padmaloka office. There is also room for expansion partly based on your skills, however ideally this would include IT support, web design, editing mp3 talks, database management and managing small Padmaloka projects in liaison with the manager and chairman.

This is a great opportunity to live as part of a thriving men's community helping to create an inspiring place for people to learn and practise the Dharma.

Padmaloka offers a full support package including 8 weeks per year annual leave.

Essential Requirements
1. Ordained or have requested ordination into the Western Buddhist Order.
2. Basic office skills.
3. Able to work well in a team.
4. Able to work patiently with people attending retreats.
5. Flexible, friendly, reliable, organised, hard-working, self-motivated.

Preferred Requirements
1. Good IT skills including: IT support, Database Skills, Web Design Skills, Book-keeping Skills.
2. Project Management Skills
3. Have attended retreats at Padmaloka in the past and are already on friendly terms with members of the Padmaloka community.
4. Experience of FWBO community life.
5. Experience of FWBO team based work.

All enquiries please contact
(you will have to type this in by hand) or phone UK 07952 253170

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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Job Opportunities at the Wild Cherry Restaurant, London

Get a taste of what it's like to work in a full-on team environment. Come and join the creative and vibrant women’s team at the Wild Cherry restaurant, one of the oldest FWBO Right Livelihood businesses. Working in the heart of London’s Buddhist village, right next to the London Buddhist Centre, you can prepare and serve up mouthwatering meals infused with metta. Our customers are a lively and loyal mix of people from the sangha and East London community.

What a fantastic opportunity to follow the Bodhisattva path, with constant chances to practice all the paramitas: the joy of providing for and nourishing others, the ethics of working and communicating honestly and openly, the patience needed when a customer can't choose between our wonderful cakes!, the energy required to engage with people and undertake so many physical tasks, the mindfulness and awareness called upon from pouring a cup of tea to remembering orders, and as always wisdom - however you frame it.

You need to be physically fit. Full time preferred but part time very possible.

For more info, ring Sassirika, Aida or Maitripushpa on (UK) 0208 980 6678 or email Maitripushpa.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2008


Windhorse:Evolution is the FWBO's largest Right Livelihood business. They have a number of vacancies both in Cambridge, UK and at several Evolution shops across the country.

At the Windhorse:Evolution warehouse in Cambridge, UK: -

Regional Sales person * NEW *
The Regional Sales team seek to recruit another person to join their team. You need to have a clean driving licence and be happy to drive a large Mercedes van filled with our stock when you take it to show customers. Some of the time will be spent in Cambridge making appointments, and some of it is spent away from home while visiting customers on sales runs.

Casual Staff for the Support Team
The Support Team covers reception and the kitchen. We are looking for one or two people to help out on an occasional basis, with a polite phone manner and fluent English, and who is also happy to do the washing up (there is a machine).

If you would like a job description, or to apply for any of these posts, please get in touch with Tejasvini or phone 01223 868547.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Job Opportunity – Karuna Appeals Team

The Appeals Team at the Karuna Trust are looking for a male fundraiser/trainee trainer to join us in 2008.

We are a team of 3 fundraisers/trainers, currently two women and one man, who work closely together to run at least 6 Appeals a year. We also work within the wider Karuna team on a variety of projects and initiatives.

You would be:

· A successful fundraiser (no previous experience necessary – we’d train you) who engages with door-knocking as a spiritual practice
· A good communicator and committed team-player
· Someone who can take initiative and function independently
· Committed to practising the Dharma within the FWBO; an Order Member or Mitra seeking ordination

A full-time support package is available, including accommodation in the Karuna community in North London.

Initially, we’d ask you to do at least 2 appeals in 2008 so we could get to know you, and so you could see whether the work is for you. We could offer a short-term financial package to support you both during and between these Appeals.

If you’re interested, please contact Santavajri, Jo or Khemajala
Tel. +44 (0) 207 700 3434
Email: Santavajri [at]; Jo [at]; Khemajala [at]

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Dharma Teaching in Newcastle

The Newcastle Buddhist Centre is seeking a Dharmachari or Dharmacharini to join its small but dedicated centre team as Dharma teacher.

The Centre has been running for 14 years and is the focus for a modest but lively Sangha. There is much potential for further development and you could make a real difference.

Newcastle is famed for its warmth and vitality and there is an impressive and developing cultural scene. The region is steeped in history, and can satisfy those who love the wilds and the sea.

You will need a degree of courage, vision, self-reliance and steadfastness, but could be very satisfied by helping to keep the Dharma alive in the North East of England.

For further information, details of the role and support, please contact Nandavajra
0191 2611722 / 0191 2240685 / or click here to email Nandavajra

The photograph is of a thanka from the Newcastle Centre.

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