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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: Srinija Srinivasan Kevin Adler Wendy Palmer (confirmed)

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 Chicago , Thu, Jun 27, 2019
Awakin Worli (Thursdays) , Thu, Jun 27, 2019
Awakin Oakland, Fri, Jun 28, 2019
Awakin Boston Circle, Mon, Jul 1, 2019
Awakin Pune (Kothrud), Tue, Jul 2, 2019
Awakin Circle in Nigdi (Pune), Tue, Jul 2, 2019
Awakin Circle Central Marin, Tue, Jul 2, 2019
Awakin Thimpu, Wed, Jul 3, 2019
Awakin Circle, Santa Clara, Wed, Jul 3, 2019
Awakin Belapur (Wednesdays), Wed, Jul 3, 2019
Meditation This Wednesday, Wed, Jul 3, 2019
Awakin Circle in Ahmedabad, Wed, Jul 3, 2019
Awakin Houston Circle, Wed, Jul 3, 2019
Awakin London (Shoreditch), Fri, Jul 12, 2019
Awakin Circle Brighton, Wed, Jul 17, 2019
Onam Celebration, Sun, Aug 25, 2019
Pancho Walking Pilgrimage, Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Volunteer Reflections

imageJun 22: Pancho's Church Talk In Carlsbad As Panchito walked, he shared stories of hope with many. Below is one example from Pilgrim United Church in Carlsbad (Southern California) ...
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imageJun 13: When The Kind Souls Go I watched this short video at a museum here in San Jose, Costa Rica. This was spoken with peace and clarity at the end: When the kind souls go. From the Earth we are. From the Earth we come....
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imageJun 15: Kindful Kids: Children And The Environment - Why It's This week's 'Kindful Kids' newsletter is on Children And The Environment - Why It's Important To Teach Them Young. Take a look."Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite...
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imageJun 26: Friends Are Breath Of Life !! They ... Friends are breath of life !! They teach us They help us They protect us They save us They enhance us They bless us ...
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imageJun 12: Free Trip To Egypt Seeking to build a bridge of mutual understanding and friendship, a Canadian-Egyptian entrepreneur living in Switzerland decides to reach out to the very people who fear him. He travels across the...
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imageJun 12: Sunita Puri: A Palliative Care Doctor's Learnings On This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Sunita Puri: A Palliative Care Doctor's Learnings On DeathReflection questions: What have been the sources of some your life's learnings and lessons on...
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imageJun 12: Forest Magic Last week's featured video on KarmaTube received 3503 views and 4 comments. "This enchanting visual poem from Finland is a feast for the senses. It takes us on a magical forest tour as we...
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imageJun 19: Rachael Flatt: An Olympian's Take On Mental Health & This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Rachael Flatt: An Olympian's Take On Mental Health & SuccessReflection questions: Our guest this week had to find a new passion and identity, after she finished...
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imageJun 23: Spiritual Life Begins Within The Heart This week's Awakin reading is by Joan Chittister titled 'Spiritual Life Begins Within The Heart': The truth is that we spend our lives in the centrifuge of paradox. What seems certainly...
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