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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: Anil Ananthaswamy Frank Ostaseski

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 ...

Week 7: Service, Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Awakin Pune (Camp Area), Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Awakin Circle Hyderabad, Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Awakin Circle - San Francisco, Mon, Jul 24, 2017
Awakin Circle Central Marin, Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Awakin Pune (Kothrud), Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Awakin Circle in Nigdi (Pune), Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Awakin Cuffe Parade (Mondays) , Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Awakin Belapur (Wednesdays), Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Meditation This Wednesday, Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Awakin Circle, Santa Clara, Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Awakin Thimpu, Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Awakin Pune Circle, Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Awakin Pune (Baner), Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Awakin Pune (Airport Area), Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Awakin Oakland, Fri, Jul 28, 2017
Awakin Mauritius, Sat, Jul 29, 2017
Awakin Poland, Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Volunteer Reflections

imageJul 15: Compassionate Clowning I wanted to share with you "The Anatomy of Laughter" a beautiful documentary made by Shiv Verma at the National Institute of Design here in India. I find it quite powerful, but I am...
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imageJul 16: Laddership News: Laddership News: Love Blooms In The This month's 'Laddership Newsletter' was just posted online. July's newsletter takes us on a journey into love: how our alumni hold the space for it to arise in missions, inquiries and in the...
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imageJul 16: Maitri Tune By Carla This week's 'Maitri Tunes' newsletter is a song by Carla : Moved By Love.
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imageJul 08: Kindful Kids: Kids In The Kitchen: Learning Through This week's 'Kindful Kids' newsletter is on Kids in the Kitchen: Learning through Cooking. Take a look."Cooking with children is not just about ingredients, recipes and cooking. It's about...
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imageJul 15: Inspiring Link Deeply inspired by this conversation between Oprah and Thich Nhat Hanh. I loved his four mantras!
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imageJul 21: Shortly After I Returned To Toronto, ... Shortly after I returned to Toronto, Eddie Huang's tour of Toronto was released on VICE which I think accurately captures the culture and heart of Toronto, the diversity found here, our embrace...
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imageJul 13: Clair Brown: How Would Buddha Teach Economics? This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Clair Brown: How Would Buddha Teach Economics?Reflection questions: Our guest this week believes that mainstream economics is founded on the misguided notion that...
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imageJul 09: How Do You Build A Sacred Space? Can architecture actually become a prayer answered? Can a building capture and transmit a sacred response through the play of light and materials? Architect Siamak Hariri describes the...
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imageJul 19: Meredith May: Why Mercy Matters This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Meredith May: Why Mercy MattersReflection questions: Our guest this week wrote a book about a remarkable pair of men who were slated to be enemies in war and yet...
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