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Open Volunteer Positions

Content Scout, for Seeds + Transformation

The role is to look for deep articulations about people, organizations, books or media coverage related to sustainability of the soil and soul.

Awakin Call Biographer, for Awakin Calls

Learn the stories of our remarkable speakers’ lives, and help present their stories to the world from the lens of their inner transformation journeys! This volunteer will write a 3-5 paragraph...

KarmaTube Tweeter, for KarmaTube

We are looking for an active Tweeter to help post KarmaTube content on Twitter and keep the community engaged with the portal.

Transcribe Inspiring Conversations and Journeys, for Awakin Call

Help us take our Weekly Awakin Calls, which feature a conversation with a unique guest speaker each week, and edit it into a transcript (with some context about the topic), so it can be shared...

Translate Awakin Wisdom Readings, for Awakin Wisdom Readings

Weekly readings are often translated in other languages like Hindi. If you are proficient in another language, and are able to translate few paragraphs every week, please let us know and we would...

Good News Scout, for Open Good/Positive History

We are looking for a volunteer who can help us build up a database of good news. It will requires researching stories on particular day, writing a couple sentence description summary, and adding...

Copy Editor, for Awakin Calls

After each call, we post an edited transcript. This blog post has the potential to spread quite far, from ServiceSpace blog to DailyGood.org, so we would like to have them reviewed by a copy...

Live-Tweeting Social Media Volunteer, for Awakin Call

Every Saturday, Awakin Calls feature conversations with very inspiring guests. This volunteer position is about tuning into the live conversation and crafting up short tweets and FaceBook updates...

Propoor Content Manager, for Propoor.org

We are looking for a dedicated volunteer who is passionate about development work in South Asia. The role will entail maintaining the database of NGOs and making sure the content is accurate. You...

KindSpring Story Editor, for KindSpring.org

The KindSpring kindness portal has a social networking component called Smile Groups, which enables members to anonymously share stories about acts of kindness (they use nicknames). Our global...

Upcoming Events

Awakin Meditation Gatherings

Join for an hour of meditation, followed by a circle of sharing and dinner in silence. They happen in varying frequencies in different cities but always a joy to catch one!

WHERE: Santa Clara NYC Oakland Ahmedabad London, Singapore, More...

Upcoming Forest Calls

Call into our weekly conference call, every Saturday, as a few Service Space coordinators share inspirations from the previous week and interview an inspiring guest speaker!

WHO: Frank Ostaseski

Karma Kitchen Sundays

Imagine a volunteer-run restaurant where all guests pay forward for people after them. While frequency is different at different locations, you can volunteer any week.

WHERE: Berkeley Washington DC Chicago Hayward Tokyo ...

Awakin Pune (Baner), Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Awakin Pune (Airport Area), Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Awakin Oakland, Fri, Jul 28, 2017
Awakin Mauritius, Sat, Jul 29, 2017
Awakin Pune (Camp Area), Sat, Jul 29, 2017
Awakin Circle - San Francisco, Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Awakin Circle Central Marin, Tue, Aug 1, 2017
Awakin Pune (Kothrud), Tue, Aug 1, 2017
Awakin Circle in Nigdi (Pune), Tue, Aug 1, 2017
Awakin Cuffe Parade (Mondays) , Wed, Aug 2, 2017
Awakin Belapur (Wednesdays), Wed, Aug 2, 2017
Meditation This Wednesday, Wed, Aug 2, 2017
Awakin Circle, Santa Clara, Wed, Aug 2, 2017
Awakin Thimpu, Wed, Aug 2, 2017
Awakin Pune Circle, Wed, Aug 2, 2017
Awakin Poland, Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Volunteer Reflections

imageJul 15: Compassionate Clowning I wanted to share with you "The Anatomy of Laughter" a beautiful documentary made by Shiv Verma at the National Institute of Design here in India. I find it quite powerful, but I am...
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imageJul 24: Raaok Tribe Secrets There is a large fridge in the office lunch room that bears this sign on its door. Several people use the fridge to store their lunch and snacks and always label it with their name. A member...
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imageJul 16: Maitri Tune By Carla This week's 'Maitri Tunes' newsletter is a song by Carla : Moved By Love.
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imageJul 16: Laddership News: Laddership News: Love Blooms In The This month's 'Laddership Newsletter' was just posted online. July's newsletter takes us on a journey into love: how our alumni hold the space for it to arise in missions, inquiries and in the...
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imageJul 25: Hi, I Recently Visited Sughad ESI Institute ... Hi, I recently visited sughad ESI institute where I learn so many things and inspire me a lot. I share some group pic here.
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imageJul 15: Inspiring Link Deeply inspired by this conversation between Oprah and Thich Nhat Hanh. I loved his four mantras!
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imageJul 15: Kindful Kids: Connecting Hearts Through Music This week's 'Kindful Kids' newsletter is on Connecting Hearts Through Music. Take a look."Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything."...
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imageJul 20: Neema Village: A Place Of Hope In Tanzania, East Africa, a baby rescue center called Neema Village has saved over 100 abandoned, orphaned, and at-risk infants in just 5 years. The list is long of places the infants have been...
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imageJul 20: Shortly After I Returned To Toronto, ... Shortly after I returned to Toronto, Eddie Huang's tour of Toronto was released on VICE which I think accurately captures the culture and heart of Toronto, the diversity found here, our embrace...
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imageJul 13: Clair Brown: How Would Buddha Teach Economics? This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Clair Brown: How Would Buddha Teach Economics?Reflection questions: Our guest this week believes that mainstream economics is founded on the misguided notion that...
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