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Help Wanted: Priest/Cook

Hindu Temple and Cultural Center Kansas City is a Hindu temple based in Shawnee Mission, Kansas. The temple is currently seeking to hire a person who can perform the role of a cook and a priest.

As a cook, the person’s responsibility is to prepare daily prasadam, prasadam for religious events and run the temple kitchen as required. The person needs to be able to estimate quantities for cooking, purchase ingredients and stack provisions as necessary.

As a priest, the person’s responsibility is to assist existing priests with their rituals. Expectation is that the person can perform basic Hindu vedic rituals on his own and help when the priests are absent.

Experience Requirements:

1. Appropriate educational qualifications

2. Ability to converse in English and other Indian languages

3. Should have prior cooking experience in a temple environment

4. Should have assisted priests or performed poojas on his own.

5. Expected to have his/her own conveyance to and from the temple and for purchasing


Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Employment Agreement :

The position could be on permanent or on a contract basis. Initial employment agreement will be for one year and extended depending on the candidate's performance

Immigration Support:

The candidate should have all the necessary documents to work in the US. Temple will not support any Immigration process. Candidate should be willing and able to relocate to Kansas City Metro area within a month after signing the employment contract.

Application Procedure :

Candidates interested in being considered should send an email to Candidates will have a couple of rounds of interview and may be invited on site for a final round.


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