Posted by Angela on Monday, September 17, 2012 Under: News
Title: Senior Buddhist Priest & Religious Worker

Terms of Employment: 03 Year Contact

Negotiable Based on Experience

Anticipated Start Date:

Location:     Ottawa Inter Community Buddhist Society
                    2-115 Willow St, Ottawa, ON, K1R6W2, Canada

Some High School, Knowledge of Theravada Buddhist Teaching & Meditation Techniques.

Experience: Has to be a senior Theravada Buddhist Priest for at least 5 years.

Language: Speak English, Read English, Write English, Speak Singhala, Read Singhala, Write Singhala, and Read Phali Language(Ancient Buddhist Language to read original Buddhist text)

  • services and observation of the Precepts;
  • Officiating at various ceremonies at this temple, in Montreal, Toronto, etc.
  • Visiting sick, handicapped and terminal illness people
  • Conducting funeral services
  • Devotional chanting (Pirith)
  • Teaching and giving Dhamma talks in Sinhala and in English
  • Leading Sunday school for children;Leading meditation classes and retreats for children and adults
  • Rendering cultural/social services to both Buddhists and non-Buddhists in the Canadian Sri-Lankan community, i.e. counseling, maintaining a library, etc.
  • Attending interfaith meetings and events in the Ottawa area.

Asset Qualification:
One year experience with Ms Word, Ms Access, Ms Excel and PowerPoint

Successful candidate will be provided with a place to live, food, uniform, medical and travel expenses.

If Interested, please contact the president of the Temple at (613) 565 0842 or buddhistvihara@gmail.com

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