Housekeeping Manager

We are looking to recruit a committed, organised and compassionate person as a housekeeping manager to start as soon as possible for preferably six months to one year.

The person in this role will be responsible for:

  • Cleaning / deep cleaning of the following areas with additional support as required:

– Clean and prepare retreat accommodation, including doing any laundry

– General cleaning of communal areas, including the kitchen and toilets

– Organising waste collections / recycling

  • Maintaining adequate supplies of cleaning products, toiletries and general household goods

  • Carrying out required Health & Safety procedures, noting repairs and passing them on to the appropriate person

  • Working closely with our cook, including assisting and deputising during retreats when required.

Qualities/skills required:

  • Able to work effectively in a small team

  • Comfortable living in a communal setting in a rural location

  • Good hospitality skills

  • Able to manage quite demanding physical work

  • A sense of humour

  • Able to legally work in the UK

  • Respect for the FPMT organisation and willingness to live by the five precepts whilst at Land of Joy


  • Two days off per week for volunteering 6-8 hours per day for five days a week

  • Food and single room accommodation is provided

  • A chance to attend sessions during retreats and courses if time allows

To apply:

Please familiarise yourself with our volunteer application process then complete our application form including providing two referees for us to contact on your behalf.

Volunteer application process
Complete our application form