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This is a very exciting opportunity to work in a radical alternative to the conventional property industry! See below for more info.
New View Residential is looking for a new team member to join a dynamic and professional Team-Based Right Livelihood in Cambridge. We are looking for applicants who are keen to share in the broad development of the business with particular interest in property management.
New View Residential Ltd
New View Residential is an ethical letting and property management business owned by the Windhorse Trust. It offers a vital service in helping to provide accommodation on an ethical basis and plays a key role in the activity of the Windhorse Trust. The Windhorse Trust in turn provides significant financial support for projects across Triratna.
We are also part of the Cambridge Triratna Buddhist Mandala.
Our team currently consists of four Order Members (Kulapriya, Prasannavira, Keturaja and Samamati), all with very extensive experience of Team-Based Right Livelihood (TBRL) within Triratna. The business is a social enterprise giving half its surplus to Triratna and the other half to charitable projects designated by our landlord-clients. As well as offering valuable Right-Livelihood opportunities to practice within the workplace and participate in kalyana mitrata, the business also aims to support the accumulation and dissemination of knowledge and experience in the field of property management for the benefit of the whole of Triratna.
Established six years ago as an ethical alternative in helping to meet the essential need for accommodation, New View Residential has since grown to look after around 60 properties.
We operate from an office close to Cambridge city centre, two minutes walk from the Cambridge Buddhist Centre and several of the Windhorse Trust’s residential communities.
The Role & Opportunities
The New View Residential team is looking for a new team member
Our work is very varied: involving visiting properties, office-based work, and some light physical work. The formal and on-the-job training provides opportunity to gain a good grasp the legal and regulatory frameworks, and understanding how to act in accordance with high professional standards. Being a small business requires all team members to be flexible in responding co-operatively to the work as needed.
The Cambridge Buddhist Mandala
A successful applicant will be able to engage with the large and dynamic Cambridge Triratna Sangha. The Cambridge Buddhist Centre has a vibrant young people’s group and living in one of several communities is a possibility. Cambridge is an ideal setting for those wanting to further and deepen their connection with Triratna Buddhist Order.
Necessary Qualities & Skills
NVR is able to offer salary or Support for this full-time position, but will give preference to those wanting to live in one of the Windhorse Trust communities.
We are looking for successful applicants to join us early in the Summer of 2017.
If you are interested in finding out more or applying for this position please contact us at mail [at] newviewresidential.co.uk or ring Prasannavira, Kulapriya or Keturaja, 01223 868570