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Volunteering – Special Retreats
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.
Volunteers – These spots are filled, but we encourage you to apply for the wait list, as cancellations do occur.
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 HR & Executive Assistant, 1230 Pleasant, Barre, MA 01005. For more information, call 978-355-4378 ext. 225.
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, although these assignments are generally available to those with previous IMS retreat experience of two weeks.
Please consider supporting the staff as they find renewal through formal practice together.
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)
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