We require the perfect person with the following attributes to add to our dynamic:

-          Head cook - Cooking delicious, simple vegetarian &vegan meals for yoga retreats, private retreats and yoga teacher trainings.

-          Meal planning  &  the capability to cook healthy lunches and dinners

-          At least 3 years’ experience cooking for groups of 12 people or more

-          Hard working & independent

-          Flexibility with work hours (ie. Can change schedule in line with what is being offered at retreat)

-          3 months minimum commitment


We offer:

-           On site living in a rural environment which backs on to one of New Zealand’s most amazing beaches.

-          Accommodation  in a private hut.

-          Room and board

-          Opportunity  exchange participating in Yoga Teacher Training courses

-          Paid employment *details to be discussed with successful applicants


Attributes beneficial to the role:

-          Retreat/Community cooking experience

-          Ability to be creative with simple, staple ingredients

-          Ability to live within a partial communal environment

-          Self driven and  sociable


Should this sound like your next adventure then please send your CV as well as a small cover letter telling us a little bit about yourself and why you feel this could be the right opportunity for you!

Minimum 3 months commitment. Flexible hours

Yes we provide onsite living in a rural environment which backs on to one of New Zealand’s most amazing beaches. Accommodation in a private hut.

Yes. All food and board included

Yoga Retreat


About Ashram Yoga Ohui Retreat:

Ashram Yoga is one of New Zealand's longest established Yoga schools. We pride ourselves on offering people a traditional and wholesome Yogic experience.

Our retreat centre also known as ‘Ohui – The Meeting Place’ is situated on the beautiful Opoutere Beach in the Coromandel Peninsula . This is where we host teacher training’s, retreats and casual stays. We are a small family run business with onsite staff supported with  Wwoofers (willing workers on organic farms).