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Volunteering 2017 - Gomde Lindholme Hall - The centre for Tibetan Buddhism in the UK

Volunteering 2017

Gomde Lindholme Hall is wholly reliant on volunteers. Through volunteer efforts Gomde is able to be a year round centre, run seminars, host retreats and teachings, host our resident Lama Oser and take care of the estate. An amazing feat! 

If you have time, enthusiasm and are willing to help we would love to hear from you. Everyone is welcome!  Specific opportunities are detailed below, but if you are keen to volunteer in any capacity and have questions about this, we´d love to hear from you. Please contact Paulette at:

Wonderful Volunteering Opportunities 2017

2017 is set to be an exciting year with major changes to our facilities and development of our retreats, seminars and teachings. We currently have a wonderful residential community group little working miracles.
We are looking for a COOK to keep everyone fed. 

Resident Community Volunteers

We currently have five people in the resident community. With the help of our strong local volunteer group, the resident team  keep the centre running and offer a place of refuge where authentic Dharma is available and supported.  
The resident community is central to the creation of the special welcoming atmosphere at Gomde, Lindholme Hall. We try and build-in kindness, respect and appreciation into all we do; we have found that a little patience and a good sense of humour also helps! 

 Opportunities Available
Resident Community
- Handy Person
We are looking for someone who can help with a broad spectrum of building and maintenance tasks; ranging from paitnting and decorating, assisting with small building and refurbishment projects, helping Housekeeping  ´change rooms´ and generally lend a hand when needed. 

Applicants requirements:
* Have some experience and skill and an apitude to learn as training will be given  
* Offer 6 hours of work per day, 5 days per week.
* Our ´season´ runs until November and it is hoped that applicants may be able to stay for a good proportion of this time but we are happy to consider all proposals. 
* Being a practicing Buddhist is helpful but we welcome applications from people who respect the Buddha´s teachings and like to practice kindness!

Monthly Stipend
We do not wish our resident volunteers to be out of pocket during their stay here, so board and lodge is provided . At the discretion of the Trustees a monthly stipend of £150 to cover personal expenses may also be available. In addition, to facilitate learning we offer access to teachings and retreat.

If you would like further information or full details in respect of any of our vacancies please contact Paulette or or call 01302842 503.

Full role description and application forms available please email for details 

Local Day Volunteers

We have a large  of volunteers from the local community who form an integral part of the wider Gomde community. 
Volunteers are organised into areas with an area lead to give guidance, support and direction.
We welcome anyone who would like to get involved!
It is possible to get involved on a regular basis, an ad hoc basis or sign up for a particular project or task. If you have particular skills to offer please let us know!
These are the areas we cover currently:
Land Management and Conservation
Event support
Fettling team- tackling the most troublesome areas!
Further Information
In the first instance please call Dan on 01302 842 503
or write to Chris Slemon (
or Wil Grant  ( for further information.
Volunteer information pack available.