Living with awareness in both the inner and outer worlds, Yasodhara Ashram is deeply committed to participating in sustainable environmental practices. From the Ashram’s perspective, environmental action is an important part of our social responsibility and ecological integrity, a practice of the basic yogic principle of ahimsa. Sustainability at Yasodhara
Hospitality Learning Residency
The Yasodhara Ashram Hospitality Learning Residency is intended for individuals who want to learn how to oversee housekeeping and management in a large community; how to manage ordering and supplies; how to be a team leader and to learn about the practice of Karma Yoga. Karma Yoga is the practice of selfless service, and is an essential part of life at Yasodhara Ashram.
Located in the rural community of Kootenay Bay, this learning residency provides hands-on experience caring for guests at all levels of their stay at the Ashram. Emphasis is placed on being a team leader; acquiring an overview of all housekeeping needs; training karma yogis in cleaning, bed-making & laundry skills; managing supplies and ordering; and maintaining an awareness of general upkeep.
In applying for this position it is helpful to have some experience and familiarity with a variety of housekeeping skills. Sewing and mending skills are appreciated but not required. Important qualities you can bring to this position are an open mind, a positive disposition, a desire to make things beautiful and interest in living and learning within a spiritual community.
This is a variable 4-8 month position. The intake dates for this position are ongoing throughout the year.
Upcoming dates: March 7, April 4, May 2, May 30. Please see OM program intake dates for all intakes for 2017.
Applications for the summer season (April 4, May 2, May 30 intake dates) are due on February 28, 2017.
HELPFUL SKILLS & ABILITIES FOR WORKING AT THE ASHRAM
HOSPITALITY LEARNING RESIDENCY SKILLS & ABILITIES
To apply, please fill out and submit the application form.
Application deadline: Applications for summer season positions (April 4, May 2, May 30 intake dates) are due on February 28, 2017.
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GoodWork ID: 38286 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Feb 16 2017
Green / eco-friendly cleaning