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Open Volunteer Positions

Landscape Artisan, for Banyan Grove

Our property is filled with lots of potential for outdoor activity. To accomplish this, we would like to engage some landscaping expertise. If you have experience and background in outdoor design,...

Awakin Circle Chef, for Banyan Grove

Once a month, we host an Awakin Circle -- where we sit in silence for an hour, engage in a circle of sharing, and then conclude with a shared meal. If you are available to help cook some or all of...

Event Coordinator, for Banyan Grove

We routinely have many in-person circles, events, retreats and residencies at Banyan Grove. This volunteer position is to help coordinate various strands of the events, align it with the vision of...

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...

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: Jerry White Shin Terayama Anil Sachdev

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 (Kothrud), Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Awakin Circle in Nigdi (Pune), Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Awakin Circle Central Marin, Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Awakin Circle Paris, Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Awakin Circle, Santa Clara, Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Awakin Thimpu, Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Awakin Cuffe Parade (Mondays) , Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Awakin Belapur (Wednesdays), Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Meditation This Wednesday, Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Awakin Circle in Istanbul , Wed, Apr 25, 2018
Awakin Oakland, Fri, Apr 27, 2018
Awakin Dubai Circle, Sat, Apr 28, 2018
Awakin Boston Circle, Sun, Apr 29, 2018
Awakin Circle - Ras Al Khaimah, Sun, Apr 29, 2018
Awakin Circle - San Francisco, Mon, Apr 30, 2018
Awakin Circle Singapore, Wed, May 2, 2018
Awakin London (Camden), Thu, May 3, 2018
Awakin Circle in Lisboa, Wed, May 9, 2018
Awakin Circle Hyderabad, Sat, Jun 9, 2018

Volunteer Reflections

imageApr 20: Spanish Newsletter :) We have a new spanish newsletter on last months inspiration from our glo-cal ecosystem. Many beautiful reasons to celebrate the spirit of service like the re-emergence of "Güebras"...
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imageApr 14: Deep Gratitude For Today's Wisdom-filled Awakin ... Deep gratitude for today's wisdom-filled Awakin Call with Brenda Salgado. Inspired me to increase my mindfulness about whether thoughts I am holding, or words/acts I am about to share, will be...
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imageApr 16: Laddership News: Space As Healing This month's 'Laddership Newsletter' was just posted online. Healing requires action, whether a medical intervention or an emotional one - but the quality of the action and its output...
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imageApr 19: Inspiring Link A look at systems thinking through the example of love
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imageApr 11: Brenda Salgado: Toward An Earth-Based Feminine This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Brenda Salgado: Toward An Earth-Based Feminine ConsciousnessReflection questions: Our guest this week believes we are shifting from an eagle way of being –...
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imageApr 19: Please Join Us For A Video-conference ... Please join us for a video-conference circle about bringing red-state and blue-state Americans together! And how ordinary people everywhere can build bridges by reaching out to each other....
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imageApr 20: Inspiring Link
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imageApr 14: Kindful Kids: Children Saving The World This week's 'Kindful Kids' newsletter is on Children Saving the World. Take a look."Each person must live their life as a model for others." --Rosa Parks
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imageApr 09: Mark Nepo: Where To Now? How often, in a moment of stark clarity, have you asked yourself "How did I get to this place?" and then "Now what?". This short beautiful poem by Mark Nepo unfolds just such a moment with...
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