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Volunteering – Day-to-Day
We welcome your assistance in the following areas:
Opening day support
Volunteer to greet participants arriving for each new Retreat Center course or to lead tours of the facility. Fun and welcoming activities!
Closing day support
Help provide a clean, tidy and harmonious Retreat Center environment – support Housekeeping at the end of retreats. Volunteer to take care of the meditation hall, guest and teacher rooms, and laundry.
Volunteer to assist with mailings, data entry and simple office tasks.
Help sustain the beautiful IMS landscape – see further information.
If you would like to volunteer, please apply:
Volunteer Application (PDF)
Please return your completed form to:
HR & Executive Assistant
Insight Meditation Society
1230 Pleasant Street
Barre MA 01005
Phone: 978-355-4378 ext. 225
You will be contacted shortly after we receive your application. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!
Calling all green thumbs and enthusiastic helpers – come and get your hands dirty! Join the team of garden volunteers who care for our beautiful IMS landscape.
Meet other sangha members while spending time in the great outdoors. Enjoy lunch, a short meditation period and working mindfully together while making a wonderful contribution for all to enjoy.
In the spring, summer and early fall, monthly work days in the main Retreat Center garden start at 9:00am. No gardening experience is necessary. Gardening dates for 2013 are: April 21, May 19, June 9, July 14, August 11, September 15 and October 20.
For further information, please contact our HR & Executive Assistant at email@example.com.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering!
"The spirit of IMS was really impressive and inspiring...the silence, the openness and generosity shared with all."