Supporting the monastery as a volunteer


General details:

From time to time we're offering the possibility to support the monastery and live and work here as a volunteer.


What you get:
· Living space in a nearby apartment (approximately 4km close to the monastery)
· Full accomodation with 3 meals per day (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
· Possibility of joining all monastic programs / trainings / theory lessons free of charge

What we expect:
· 30 hours per week (2 Shifts: Morning Shift (10am - 16pm) or Evening Shift (16pm - 22pm)
· Other details you will receive with a separate E-Mail


We are currently offering 5 positions for:


  • Experience of cooking for large amount of people (20 - 30 persons)
  • Managing and coordinating the kitchen for 2 meals per day (Lunch & Dinner)
  • Keeping the kitchen clean (Professional dishwasher is available)

Starting point: Immediately (3 places available)



  • Taking care of the garden
  • Weeding / Watering 
  • Digging holes / Planting

Starting point: Immediately (1 place available)



  • Experience with handling dogs
  • Reliable and responsible for animal lifes
  • Taking care of aquariums / fishes / turtles
  • Taking care of stables / horses

Starting point: Immediately (1 place available)


How to apply as an volunteer: 

If you are interested to become a volunteer in our monastery, please send us a short message with the following questions answered:


1. When is the earliest date you would be able to start your volunteering work?

2. How long are you planning to stay?

3. Do you have a place where you can go to, in case that we won’t consider to extend your stay after the trial period (1 month)?

4. Within the monastery ground it is forbidden to smoke, drink alcohol or take any type of drugs. We expect these rules to be accepted.

5. Do you have any allergies concerning food?

6. Do you have an health insurance?

7. We prefer to eat vegetarian food in the monastery. It is not possible to adapt to a vegan diet. 

8. Do you have a Visa for Germany (in case that you are coming from a country where it is needed)?

9. Do you have a valid drivers license (for cars) which is valid for Germany?

10. What is your age? 

11. If you apply for a specific job, what qualifications do you have for the job?

12. You will have limited access to Internet (approximately 3 hours per day during different time slots).

13. Please send us a picture from yourself.


Please use this Email address to send us your application: