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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: Pranidhi Varshney Cheryl Angel Mark Barone & Marina Dervan

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 (Camp Area), Sat, May 27, 2017
Laddership Call 7th Week, Sun, May 28, 2017
Awakin Boston Circle, Sun, May 28, 2017
Awakin Circle - San Francisco, Mon, May 29, 2017
Awakin Pune (Kothrud), Tue, May 30, 2017
Awakin Circle in Nigdi (Pune), Tue, May 30, 2017
Awakin Circle Central Marin, Tue, May 30, 2017
Awakin Cuffe Parade (Mondays) , Wed, May 31, 2017
Awakin Belapur (Wednesdays), Wed, May 31, 2017
Meditation This Wednesday, Wed, May 31, 2017
Awakin Circle, Santa Clara, Wed, May 31, 2017
Awakin Thimpu, Wed, May 31, 2017
Awakin Pune Circle, Wed, May 31, 2017
Awakin Pune (Baner), Thu, Jun 1, 2017
Awakin Pune (Airport Area), Thu, Jun 1, 2017
Awakin Oakland, Fri, Jun 2, 2017
Awakin Circle Mauritius, Sat, Jun 10, 2017
Happy EID , Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Awakin Circle Harrow, Wed, Jun 28, 2017

Volunteer Reflections

imageMay 12: As We Broke The Fast In ... As we broke the fast in the Juvenile home, I was amazed at how the boundaries of religion only exist in our mind. In the four walls of the home, I witnessed 3 Muslim boys insist everyone - rest of...
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imageMay 18: Dear Friends In The Circle Of ... Dear friends in the circle of service. :) As I type this, I think with love and gratitude of all of you who have become part of the Buddhas on Death Row journey over the past months, and all of you...
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imageMay 13: Kindful Kids: Meeting Aggression With Compassion This week's 'Kindful Kids' newsletter is on Meeting Aggression with Compassion. Take a look."The kids who need the most love will ask for it in the most unloving of ways." -- Unknown
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imageMay 14: Maitri Tune By Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan This week's 'Maitri Tunes' newsletter is a song by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan : Rang.
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imageMay 17: Joserra Gonzalez: A Re-Love-ution Blooms In Spain This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Joserra Gonzalez: A Re-Love-ution Blooms In SpainReflection questions: Our guest this week is working toward the blooming of a "Re-Love-ution" involving a...
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imageMay 14: Seeds Of Change: Meet A Hero Of The Urban Farm Movement It began with a single tomato. Watching her own home-grown plant take form before her eyes, and tasting for herself the deliciousness, Karen Washington dove into gardening as more than just a hobby...
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imageMay 17: Ode To Women Last week's featured video on KarmaTube received 5672 views and 9 comments. "South Asian Hip Hop Artists Nimo, Swap, and KB wrote this song aptly titled, “Ode to Women” ten years ago. A...
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imageMay 24: Ken Cloke: From Conflict To Transformation This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Ken Cloke: From Conflict To TransformationReflection questions: Our guest this week believes that we often "delude ourselves" into thinking we are...
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