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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: Lee Mun Wah Angela Oh Rachael Flatt

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 ...

Jai Jagat Oakland Volunteering, Sun, May 19, 2019
Awakin Pune (Kothrud), Tue, May 21, 2019
Awakin Circle in Nigdi (Pune), Tue, May 21, 2019
Awakin Circle Central Marin, Tue, May 21, 2019
Awakin Circle, Cerritos, CA, Wed, May 22, 2019
Awakin Thimpu, Wed, May 22, 2019
Awakin Circle, Santa Clara, Wed, May 22, 2019
Awakin Belapur (Wednesdays), Wed, May 22, 2019
Meditation This Wednesday, Wed, May 22, 2019
Awakin Circle in Baroda (Akota), Wed, May 22, 2019
Awakin Circle in Ahmedabad, Wed, May 22, 2019
Awakin Worli (Thursdays) , Thu, May 23, 2019
Awakin Oakland, Fri, May 24, 2019
Awakin London (Shoreditch), Fri, May 31, 2019
Potery Circle, Sat, Jun 1, 2019
Awakin Circle @ Lincoln, Wed, Jun 5, 2019
AWAKIN CIRCLE - LISBON, Thu, Jun 6, 2019
Re-love-ution Retreat!, Fri, Jun 7, 2019
Awakin Circle Hyderabad, Sat, Jun 8, 2019
3rd Teen Awakin' West San Jose, Sat, Jun 8, 2019
¡Vipul en concierto!, Sun, Jun 9, 2019
Awakin Circle Paris, Wed, Jun 19, 2019
Pancho Walking Pilgrimage, Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Volunteer Reflections

imageMay 15: Arun Dada And Us What a joy to offer this to Arun Dada, as he departed for India ... Words can't describe my gratitude.
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imageMay 05: Our Last Awakin Circle In Romania! As we head out on our way to the airport, to move to Houston, here's a pic of our last Awakin circle! And I am so excited with all the things happening in Romania, including the ongoing Karma...
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imageMay 08: Ashima Goyal: Bloom Where You Are Planted This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Ashima Goyal: Bloom Where You Are PlantedReflection questions: What is the difference between pursuing inspiration versus "blooming where you are planted"?...
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imageMay 04: Kindful Kids: Parenting Against All Odds This week's 'Kindful Kids' newsletter is on Parenting Against All Odds. Take a look."As special needs parents we don't have the power to make life 'fair', but we do have the power to make life...
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imageMay 05: Arranged A Dental Treatment Camp For ... Arranged a dental treatment camp for Thalasemia affected children. It's everyone s responsibility to help people affected with Thalasemia
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imageMay 15: Jeremy Lent: Patterning Instinct This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Jeremy Lent: Patterning InstinctReflection questions: Have you faced a time where the structures in your life shattered that had given life meaning? How and on what...
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imageMay 05: The Call For A Capitalist Reformation If business leaders want to take credit for all the good that has come from capitalism, then we also must reconcile all the bad that has come along with it. One way to do that is to use our unique...
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imageMay 08: Becoming A Blessing Last week's featured video on KarmaTube received 8827 views and 14 comments. ""A good story is like a compass, it points to something true and invites us to orient our own direction according...
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