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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!


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 ...

Moved by Love retreat in Mumbai, Sun, Apr 30, 2017
Awakin Atlanta, Sun, Apr 30, 2017
Awakin Circle - San Francisco, Mon, May 1, 2017
Awakin Pune (Kothrud), Tue, May 2, 2017
Awakin Circle in Nigdi (Pune), Tue, May 2, 2017
Awakin Circle Central Marin, Tue, May 2, 2017
Awakin Cuffe Parade (Mondays) , Wed, May 3, 2017
Awakin Belapur (Wednesdays), Wed, May 3, 2017
Meditation This Wednesday, Wed, May 3, 2017
Awakin Circle, Santa Clara, Wed, May 3, 2017
Awakin Thimpu, Wed, May 3, 2017
Awakin Pune Circle, Wed, May 3, 2017
Awakin Pune (Baner), Thu, May 4, 2017
Awakin Pune (Airport Area), Thu, May 4, 2017
Awakin Oakland, Fri, May 5, 2017
Awakin Pune (Camp Area), Sat, May 6, 2017
Awakin Circle and ArtWalk, Sat, May 13, 2017
Awakin Circle Harrow, Wed, May 17, 2017
Symphony of peace prayer, Sun, May 21, 2017
Happy EID , Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Volunteer Reflections

imageApr 15: No One Has Ever Become Poor From Giving Free rings and invaluable advice for cultivating a healthy attitude. So true. Very nice feeling to make people happy. No one has ever become poor from giving. Found him on Good Friday outside the...
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imageApr 26: I Really Enjoyed This In-depth Interview ... I really enjoyed this in-depth interview of natural 'farmer' Ragu by Madhu. It's rare to have such an in-depth convo (+1 hr) with a natural farmer focused specifically on the topic of...
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imageApr 27: Robert M. Pirsig, Author Of 'Zen ... Robert M. Pirsig, Author of 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,' Dies at 88. Reading Prisig was a rite of passage for many of us at 19. I read him couple of more times before 25. I...
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imageApr 27: Thought Some Of You Might Enjoy ... Thought some of you might enjoy the Pope's Ted Talk from earlier today titled, "Why the only future worth building includes everyone".
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imageApr 16: Maitri Tune By Shivali, Temple Of Fire This week's 'Maitri Tunes' newsletter is a song by Shivali, Temple Of Fire: Grace Is Upon Us.
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imageApr 19: Thu Nguyen: Resourcefulness, Resilience & The Art Of This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Thu Nguyen: Resourcefulness, Resilience & The Art Of LivingReflection questions: Our guest this week says that when she hit a kind of rock bottom in her life and...
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imageApr 15: Kindful Kids: Mindfulness For Teens This week's 'Kindful Kids' newsletter is on Mindfulness for Teens. Take a look."Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor." --Thich Nhat Hanh
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imageApr 16: Billy Barr: The Snow Guardian Who is Billy Barr and how has he single-handedly produced remarkable evidence of climate change? For the past four decades, Barr has lived alone in a cabin in the remote, ghost town of Gothic,...
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imageApr 26: Rethink Reuse Clothing Spill Installation Last week's featured video on KarmaTube received 4350 views and 6 comments. "According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Sustainable Materials Management (2013) fact...
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