We are seeking a new Office Caretaker to work and serve at our beautiful and flourishing Centre.

The Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre is a small, remote centre located at the beginning of the Wangapeka Track. It is 150 acres on a hillside with lovely views up and down the valley. Some 19 buildings are connected by tracks and trails.

This position is a service role and a lifestyle choice to help deepen the spiritual practices and aspirations you have in your own life.

The Retreat Centre (Administration) Manager role is:

  • to ensure the smooth running of the Centre
  • to support the Teachers, retreats and participants
  • to be directly responsible for retreat bookings, communications, and all administration at the Retreat Centre

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and willingness to pitch in and do whatever needs to be done to keep the Centre running smoothly are all important qualities.

Flexibility, openness, resourcefulness, ability to work both independently and as part of a team are very important. A desire to be of service is also key. We are looking for someone who has knowledge and experience of the Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre and a strong commitment to the aims and objectives of the Wangapeka Educational Trust.

Experience of Word, Excel, a knowledge of current Health and Safety requirements, Kitchen Management, and exceptional organisational skills are highly desirable. Part of the role involves managing volunteers and being responsible for the housekeeping side of the Retreat Centre.

This position is a part time fixed term paid role, with additional voluntary service hours, with a requirement to live full time at the Retreat Centre. The applicant must be able to live and work in  New Zealand.

Ideally we are looking for someone to start April 1st 2019.

For more information: please contact Louise Petzold on louise.petzold01@gmail.com or 027 878 9240. Applications close Wednesday 27th February 2019.