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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: Simon Hampel Melanie Joy Denise Bonnaig

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 - San Francisco, Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Awakin Circle North Santa Clara, Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Awakin Circle Central Marin, Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Awakin Pune (Kothrud), Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Awakin Circle in Nigdi (Pune), Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Tarde de Geometria Sagrada, Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Awakin Circle in Ä°stanbul, Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Awakin Circle, Santa Clara, Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Awakin Thimpu, Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Awakin Cuffe Parade (Mondays) , Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Awakin Belapur (Wednesdays), Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Meditation This Wednesday, Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Awakin Circle @ Urban Ashram, Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Awakin Oakland, Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Evening with Sister Lucy!, Sun, Oct 21, 2018
Global Awakin Calls Team Circle, Sun, Oct 21, 2018
Caring Circle with Sister Lucy!, Tue, Oct 23, 2018
Awakin Circle with Sister Lucy!, Wed, Oct 24, 2018
Awakin Ras Al Khaimah , Wed, Oct 24, 2018
Awakin Circle Paris, Wed, Oct 24, 2018
Awakin Circle Hyderabad, Sat, Oct 27, 2018
A Spooky Sit: Awakin October, Wed, Oct 31, 2018

Volunteer Reflections

imageSep 30: Dr. V Celebrated By Google On His 100th B-day For his 100th birthday, Google India (Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore too) are celebrating it by sharing this doodle on their homepages. For those not familiar with his story, here's a...
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imageOct 12: Towards Better Health, By Nisha As many of you know, Nisha and Ragu have been on a journey of learning about and sharing what they know on Nature Cure or Life Natural. Last week, along with the whirl of a Circle with Nipun,...
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imageOct 08: Just Came Across This Wonderful Talk ... Just came across this wonderful talk on Giving and Givers by the amazing VR Ferose -- at the recent Indiaspora Forum. Question is not how much we are willing to give, but how much we are willing to...
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imageOct 02: Maitri Tune By Kaluram Bamaniya This week's 'Maitri Tunes' newsletter is a song by Kaluram Bamaniya: Mann Mast Hua Ab Kya Bole.
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imageOct 10: Dimple Parmar: Marrying Into Cancer -- And Finding Love This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Dimple Parmar: Marrying Into Cancer -- And Finding LoveReflection questions: Our guest this week surrendered to the difficult circumstances of caring for a dear...
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imageOct 14: Laddership News: Surprised By Love This month's 'Laddership Newsletter' was just posted online. Two delightful stories this month of surprises, coincidences and serendipities conspiring in love.
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imageOct 01: Bring Your Whole Self To Work We all want to "do a good job"; in our work, in our homes, in our relationships and ultimately in our lives. Sometimes we are successful and sometimes we make mistakes. Being afraid of mistakes,...
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imageOct 03: The Missing People Choir Last week's featured video on KarmaTube received 2633 views and 5 comments. "Located in London, the Missing People Choir consists of families with missing loved ones and volunteers who want to sing...
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imageOct 06: Kindful Kids: From Farm To Table: Connecting With Food This week's 'Kindful Kids' newsletter is on From Farm to Table: Connecting with Food. Take a look."Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." -- Hippocrates
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imageOct 03: Mark Stevenson: Rebooting Our World This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Mark Stevenson: Rebooting Our WorldReflection questions: How do you stay pragmatic and skillful in your actions in the face of seemingly large-scale and intractable...
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