Leicester City Centre
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0
Persons: 1 - 6
Host ID: 22463
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Last Updated: November 16, 2019
*** Places Available From December***
We're a Buddhist Meditation Centre set in the heart of Leicester city centre in England, only one and a half hours from London. We're close to shops, cafes, gyms, cinemas, yoga studios, parks and a beautiful covered market.
We have a large meditation room, modern en-suite bunk bed dorms accommodating up to 4 people per room. We also have a World Peace Cafe, host regular meditation classes, meditation courses, and special events promoting the development of inner peace, compassion and wisdom.
We welcome everybody, Buddhist or non-Buddhist.
We are looking for volunteers to help in our World Peace Cafe, cleaning, painting, and office work. There's a mixed age range of residents living here and a thriving community.
As a working volunteer, you will be asked to work 35 hours per week. This is based on a scheduled rota with your days off planned in advance. In return for your work, we offer;
* Free food (3 standard meals per day)
* Free tea & coffee facilities
* Free accommodation including bedding and towels
* Free laundry facilities
* Free access to all of our meditation classes, teachings, courses and events.
There are short-term and long-term opportunities available from a minimum of three weeks stay.
Because we are a Buddhist community we ask that you observe some basic Buddhist rules whilst staying at our centre. These are;
* No Lying
* No Killing
* No Stealing
* No Intoxicants (Alcohol)
* No Sexual Miss-conduct
If you would like to apply, we ask that you complete a short application form on our website https://meditateinleicester.org/volunteering/
We do require a reference, however we can accept a recommendation from a previous help-x host if they have posted a review on your profile. Please mention this in your application if this applies.
We have lots of information about our centre on our website. https://meditateinleicester.org Please have a look. We look forward to hearing from you soon.