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Volunteer with us

We have ongoing opportunities:

Reception-Administrator (includes some general help)
– minimum commitment 2 months 

General help
– Cleaning, café & kitchen, gardening & grounds, handiwork, construction – according to your skills and interests – minimum commitment 2 weeks

Special Projects

  • Builder / Carpenter – minimum commitment 1 month
  • Signwriter / Graphic artist – minimum commitment 2 weeks

Reception-Administrator  – The role will suit those able to make a longer-term commitment. It is an opportunity for perhaps an alumni of a management study program ~ for someone taking a year sabbatical ~ perhaps a new angle on retirement after being in business for a working life time ~ or maybe it will be a person who is changing lanes and finding pastures new ~ or none of these things . . . .

Here is an overview of the role ~ a position of responsibility

  • having excellent communication skills
  • close liaison with the Director
  • the ability to enter a work place with staff already secure in their respective roles, a regular team member
  • a welcoming outlook, particularly in relationship to Open Minds’ clientele – visitors
  • a pro-development view ~ checking options for future development and accomplishing the tasks in hand
  • reception, managing bookings and inquiries by email
  • usual volunteer jobs . . which really means who knows what may be the next task . . ?
  • assisting in the general coordination of the centre
  • giving support with ongoing PR – the web site, newsletter, fliers etc.
  • supervising routine jobs of staff & volunteers – & sometimes working alongside them as needed
  • help with hands-on work in the garden & light maintenance as needed
  • contact Mana via the contact page – Thank you!

For all approved  volunteers –
We offer a bed and food (may be a shared room depending on availability) in a natural and supportive environment, with hot spring pools
You offer Open Mind Centre 5 hours minimum activity per day to support the centre


If you have some questions not covered here, just ask
We look forward to hearing from you!