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All-around Assistant Needed at Bhaktivedanta College

By: for ISKCON News on July 18, 2013


Bhaktivedanta College in Radhadesh, Belgium is looking for an all-around assistant to the college administration.

Service Description

-Driving visiting teachers, senior devotees, students and guests
-Assisting visiting teachers and senior devotees during their stays
-Preparing guest rooms and maintaining general cleanliness of the facilities
-Overseeing maintenance of the building (may include basic repairs)
-Organizing and supervising the students’ community services
-Taking responsibility in the ashram
-Maintaining the car
-Assisting in day-to-day administrative tasks and emergencies as needed

Required qualifications

-In possession of driving license B
-Skilled in basic maintenance work and repairs (for facilities and car)
-Flexible and available
-Able to work independently and in a team
-Ability to easily interact with different persons
-Steady, reliable, responsible, proactive
-Service attitude
-Understanding of Vaishnava etiquette and ISKCON management structure
-Should maintain good sadhana and be able to follow the community rules
-Preferably from Europe but other qualified applicants may be considered

Other desired skills (not mandatory but would be advantage)

-Knowledge of French
-Cooking skills
-Experience as ashram leader

Time frame

- minimum commitment for one academic year (September 2013 to June 2014) after initial trial period of three months. Long-term engagement possible.

What we offer

- a spiritually conducive atmosphere at the Radhadesh community, a motivating team, and enlivening association with visiting teachers, senior devotees, students, staff members and local devotees.
- Ashram accommodation, prasadam and pocket-money.
- Possibility to audit selected courses.

Application procedure

Please send a motivation letter with short CV and a reference letter from your local ISKCON authority

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