Volunteering

Enjoy making a difference

There are two main ways to volunteer at Madhyamaka KMC: on a regular basis if you live locally, or on a Volunteering Visit if you live further afield.

See below for more information about each option.

Volunteering Visits

In exchange for 25 hours work a week (spread over five days), you receive: seven days free dormitory accommodation, three vegetarian meals a day, full use of all the centre’s facilities and free attendance at meditation classes during your stay. It is also a unique opportunity to meet and work alongside members of the residential community and to find out more about the Buddhist way of life. You can volunteer for a weekend, a week or longer.

Help is needed in a variety of different areas – such as cafe, maintenance, gardens, household and cleaning, and are a great way to have fun and make new friends!

Accommodation is in either male or female dorm – please bring your own sleeping bag and towel.

Fancy staying a week without working? Click here for info on Rest and Reflect retreat weeks.

Local non-residential Volunteers

Madhyamaka KMC can only benefit others with the kindness and support of volunteers and you are welcome to spend time volunteering.

Even a small amount of time can make an enormous difference and is lots of fun! Hours are totally flexible around your schedule – you can volunteer as little or as often as your life allows.

  • Gardening
  • Handyman / maintenance
  • World Peace Cafe
  • Household / laundry

To find out about volunteering opportunities available, please email: info@madhyamaka.org or call: 01759 304832

Volunteering offers:

  • Full training
  • Becoming a part of a supportive, friendly community
  • A chance to learn new skills and use your free time in a meaningful way
  • The peace of a Kadampa Meditation Centre
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