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Volunteering – Special Retreats
Wednesday, January 18 – Wednesday, January 25, 2017
We typically rely on many volunteers for our annual week-long Staff Retreat that takes place each January. Coverage is needed for both Retreat Center and Forest Refuge operations. Special skills are not required – please consider supporting the staff as they find renewal through formal practice together.
The volunteer positions for the 2017 Staff Retreat have been filled, although we welcome you to submit an application if you would like to be waitlisted. If interested, email our HR & Executive Assistant at email@example.com or call 978-355-4378 ext. 225.
Staff Retreat Working Guest Application (Interactive PDF; requires Adobe Reader XI)
Friday, June 23 – Wednesday, June 28, 2017
There are two distinct roles for those helping with the Teen Retreat: Volunteers and Working Guests. Please scroll down for more information.
Each year, IMS endeavors to cultivate the mindfulness, compassion and wisdom of the next generation through its Teen Retreat for ages 14 to 19. If you have worked with teenagers, are an experienced meditator, and have sat at least one retreat at IMS, you are welcome to apply.
Teen Retreat Volunteer Application (Interactive PDF; requires Adobe Reader XI)
Please email your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to Chas DiCapua, 1230 Pleasant, Barre, MA 01005. For more information, call Chas at 978-355-4378 ext. 410.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering!
"It was lovely to be part of IMS in this way."
~ Teen Retreat Working Guest
"I am so grateful for getting to work at the Teen Retreat. It was a total gas. I would come back and do it in a second."
~ Teen Retreat volunteer