An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and harmonious team based right livelihood at Manchester Buddhist Centre. The Centre is a vibrant part of the City Centre’s bohemian Northern Quarter, offering a range of courses, events and talks to the public, schools and the Sangha.
The role involves managing and maintaining a range of administrative functions, including responding to enquiries, managing course bookings and overseeing the maintenance and development of IT systems across the team. It is an important role...
Centre Manager at the Manchester Buddhist Centre (MBC)
The MBC is a vibrant and growing Buddhist centre in Manchester’s bohemian Northern Quarter. It attracts sangha members from across Greater Manchester and beyond.
The post holder will become a member of the Heart Kula, which consists of the centre team plus the Chairman and the Mitra convenors. This is a friendly, committed and harmonious team based right livelihood, which places work at the very heart of Dharma practice. The Heart Kula meets for...
Opportunity to join the Manchester Buddhist Centre team
Bookshop & Reception Manager (35 hours per week)
The post holder will oversee all aspects of our busy shop and reception, working with and supervising a committed group of volunteers. Tasks will include maintaining the reception rota, ensuring there is effective reception cover, buying and developing bookshop stock, overseeing aspects of the shop budget and the profitability of the shop, and general duties around the MBC.
Opportunity to become Women’s Mitra Convenor at the Manchester Buddhist Centre, UK.
Here’s a fantastic opportunity to work with a dynamic, harmonious team at the Manchester Buddhist Centre as Women’s Mitra Convenor.
With a thriving women’s Sangha (of over 100 mitras, and over 50 ordination requests), there is plenty of scope to bring in your own unique vision and ideas to create ever better conditions for the Sangha to grow and flourish in the Dharma.
Gunaketu is Chair of Oslo Buddhistsenter, Norway. After many years in Britain, where – amongst other things – he was part of the heroic team who converted a 19th century warehouse into the Manchester Buddhist Centre, he moved back to his home country in 2000 to start a new centre there.
He writes: “Since I moved to Oslo in 2000 the Triratna sangha in Oslo has been slowly but surely growing. We now have three Order members, seven...
Manchester Buddhist Centre (UK) recently marked 20 years in its current home, formerly a Victorian cotton warehouse. Clear Vision’s latest NewsByte video covers the celebrations, some history and the plans for remodelling the ground floor of this wonderful building, including better disabled access. (7.5 minutes)
As the refugee crisis continues in Europe, many people have been moved to action this week.
In Sweden, members of the Triratna Buddhist Order joined a Stockholm demonstration in support of refugees arriving in Sweden. In Manchester and London, UK, Order members Amitasuri and Ambaravajri collected clothing, which they drove to the refugee camp at Calais, northern France, in Amitasuri’s van.
Amitasuri says: “ We made it easy to give. People flexed their compassion muscles.
I put out a message on my Facebook page for people...
From Clear Vision, Taravandana’s workshop ‘Bringing Out the Best in Us - Friendship in the Spiritual Life’, given to mark International Women’s Day in March 2015; the second of three public presentations given at the Manchester Buddhist Centre for IWD.
This 16-minute video represents a longer workshop consisting of a talk with breaks for discussion.