Opportunity to become a Buddhist prison chaplain

Angulimala Prison Chaplaincy, which provides the UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) with Buddhist prison chaplains, seeks to recruit new chaplains. Though some are volunteers, most UK Buddhist prison chaplains are paid by the MoJ on a part time, sessional basis. You must be practising the five precepts and willing to teach Buddhism to people from different Buddhist schools and traditions. For more …. Read More >

Is your charity covered for Safeguarding-related insurance claims?

Most Buddhist charities in the UK are insured under the Buddhist Insurance Scheme, which is underwritten by Ecclesiastical Insurance. To ensure that you would actually be covered should your charity ever have reason to make an insurance claim related to a Safeguarding matter, do look at Ecclesiastical’s expectations of charities in relation to Safeguarding standards. https://www.ecclesiastical.com/risk-management/safeguarding/ Please note that …. Read More >

Rainbodhi resource on LGBTQIA+ inclusivity for Buddhists

Rainbodhi is a spiritual friendship group for LGBTQIA+ Buddhists in Australia and advocates for more inclusion and diversity in the broader Buddhist community. They have just published a brand new resource on LGBTQIA+ inclusivity for Buddhists and Buddhist organisations: ‘Welcoming the Rainbow –  A guide to LGBTQIA+ inclusivity for Buddhists’ to help Buddhists and Buddhist organisations to create safe and …. Read More >

Safeguarding for Buddhist charities: a free Charity Commission webinar

  Saturday 29th January 2022 10-11am A webinar for trustees, Safeguarding officers, teachers, leaders and volunteers in Buddhist charities – and anyone else! What are the duties of Buddhist charities in relation to Safeguarding adults and children from harm and how can we do this better? In this NBO webinar, speakers from the Charity Commission …. Read More >