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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: Jeffrey Mishlove Lara Galinsky Laura Delano

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 Circle Paris, Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Awakin Cuffe Parade (Mondays) , Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Awakin Belapur (Wednesdays), Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Meditation This Wednesday, Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Awakin Thimpu, Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Awakin Pune Circle, Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Awakin Oakland, Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Awakin Circle Hyderabad, Sat, Sep 23, 2017
Awakin Circle - San Francisco, Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Awakin Circle Central Marin, Tue, Sep 26, 2017
Awakin Pune (Kothrud), Tue, Sep 26, 2017
Awakin Circle in Nigdi (Pune), Tue, Sep 26, 2017
Awakin Poland, Fri, Sep 29, 2017
Happy dussehra 2017, Fri, Oct 6, 2017
Awakin Toronto, Wed, Oct 11, 2017

Volunteer Reflections

imageSep 06: Yesterday, We Were On A 5 ... Yesterday, we were on a 5 hr flight home and the flight attendants asked if any doctors were on board as a lady had collapsed. My wife and I responded and luckily were able to diagnose and treat...
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imageSep 11: I Receive A Daily Quote From ... I receive a daily quote from "Peace on the Inside". The quote and reflections questions made me think of Awakin Circles and the companions I have found through this special space:) "Sharing food...
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imageSep 08: Galway Kinnell On Reteaching A Thing Its Loveliness "The bud stands for all things, even for those things that don't flower, for everything flowers, from within, of self-blessing though sometimes it is necessary to reteach a thing its...
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imageSep 07: A Small Light From Firefly ...even the misapprehension of meditation is all part of the lesson. There are some journeys we all have to make before we can come home to ourselves. Virginia May-Schiros What have...
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imageSep 17: Laddership News: Laddership News: Intuition, Creativity This month's 'Laddership Newsletter' was just posted online. Alfred Tolle and Melissa Stephens bring us their stories from different sides of the world. In sharing their perspectives with depth and...
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imageSep 11: πŸ•ŠπŸŒπŸ•Š 9/11............. ~ From Tricycle Magazine: Along ... πŸ•ŠπŸŒπŸ•Š 9/11............. ~ From Tricycle Magazine: Along with the great sadness of 9/11 came a feeling of powerlessness. But as Thanissaro Bhikkhu wrote in our 2001 special section,...
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imageSep 09: Kindful Kids: "Why We Love Being A Mom " This week's 'Kindful Kids' newsletter is on "Why We Love Being a Mom ". Take a look."Motherhood is messy and challenging and crazy and sleepless and giving. And still unbelievably beautiful" -...
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imageSep 14: Anil Ananthaswamy: Explorations In The Edge Of Self This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Anil Ananthaswamy: Explorations In The Edge Of SelfReflection questions: Our guest this week is an award-winning science writer who uses neuroscience to examine the...
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imageSep 10: Maitri Tune By Nooran Sisters This week's 'Maitri Tunes' newsletter is a song by Nooran Sisters: Ali Ali.
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imageSep 06: Diane Ackerman's Secular Prayer What counts as prayer? What counts as spirituality for that matter? Are there ways into the mystery of the divine other than traditional religion? This article, from Maria Popova's website Brain...
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