Full time paid positions
Below are brief descriptions of the different jobs involved here.
Moulin Kitchen Manager – Full time:
To have had prior experience working and cooking in an established kitchen.
Work with different chefs coming to cook each week. Your role would be to organise the kitchen keeping it clean, tidy and orderly.
Support the chef when they are cooking for group retreats, either helping making desserts, looking after the special diets, or whatever the cooks may need .
Prepare, receive and put away weekly food orders.
Prepare food for the moulin staff when there are no group retreats on, and very occasionally cook for a group retreat, anything up to 50 people.
Feel at ease and happy to work in a kitchen setting, and be okay working under pressure at times.
Please read the description for moulin chef below, to see what is required of them.
Availability for Kitchen Manager
2022 – March to October
Moulin chef, job description.
As an experienced cook/ chef you will need to manage and look after the Moulin kitchen, enjoy preparing and cooking delicious food, and have a creative flair for presentation. We are looking for someone who as well as having experience cooking for between 20 – 80 people, can work under stress, yet enjoy being in and taking care of the kitchen.
Below is a brief summary of what is involved…
– Cooking for groups between 20 – 80 people a day
– Preparing Lunch, the main meal of the day, salad, main dishes, and dessert,
– Preparing supper a lighter meal, salad, soup, cheese board, sometimes another dish is needed.
– Preparing special diets, for vegans, gluten free, and other allergies.
– Giving attention to presentation of dishes.
– Keeping the kitchen clean and tidy
– Preparing a food order for the coming week
– Having 1 or 2 days off each week depending on the program.
Depending on the size of the retreat group you will be cooking for, you will have between 1- 5 people help prepare vegetables for a small hour in the morning, and a kitchen assistant to help afterwards.
General manager and Support person – Full time
There are two General Manager who oversee Moulin retreats to facilitate the best retreat experience for visitors. The GM is a contact point for retreat leaders and contributes to overall retreat preparation, welcoming participants, delivering opening and closing talks regarding housekeeping matters and liaising with the administrator and head chef. The General Manager is also responsible for scheduling and training short term volunteers in various housekeeping tasks.
The general manager will oversee the smooth running of the kitchen area and the household area.
They need to have a hands on approach and not be shy to help out and in any task that is required of them.
A successful applicant will have the following:
• Retreat experience and a committed dharma practice for more than 3 years.
• Excellent organisational and relational skills
• Previous experience in event management
• Be completely fluent in either English or French, and have at least a moderate level of the other.
• Be committed to this position for the next 3 years.
• This job will be shared among 2 people.
Availability for General Manager
2022 – March to early November
To apply it is useful to have had some experience of working in a similar role beforehand, either at le moulin or in another meditation or retreat centre. We ask that you know some basic french language and you most have a Dharma / meditation background for more than 3 years.
The dates differs each year, but generally this position starts end of March, early April and ends in October, beginning of November. You would be expected to stay for the whole season.
If you are interested in applying for either the general manager or Support person , please fill out a Moulin job application form below and send it into the office with a CV if relevant.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Availability for Support person ( 1 or 2 people required)
2022 – March to October
How to apply
If you are interested in any of the above positions at Le Moulin for 2019 then please fill out the application form at the bottom of this page.
Feel free to add any other information that you think may be useful.
Thank you for your interest.