Volunteer for the Wake Up Retreat

What are you going to do when you become a Buddha? You become awakened to help living beings.

Thich Nhat Hanh

We would like to invite experienced practitioners in the Plum Village tradition to support us as volunteers during the Wake Up Retreat for young people between 17 and 35. Your help is essential in many areas, such as guiding mindful service, translation, transportation …

Practical Information

  • Volunteers will arrive on July 31 and depart on August 13.
  • All volunteers will camp and contribute €125 for the stay.
  • Please provide a copy of Identification, proof of health insurance and visa if needed.
  • We can only consider your application if you are between 17 and 35 years old and have attended a retreat at a Plum Village center before.

Apply to be a volunteer

If you are interested to join us please apply below. Please be patient with us as it may take us a few weeks to get back to you.

Volunteering in:

  • Upper Hamlet (with the monks) generally receive single male volunteers.
  • New Hamlet and Lower Hamlet (with the nuns) generally receive single female volunteers.
  • All three hamlets receive couples and non-binary folks as volunteers

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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