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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: Linda Hess Laura van Dernoot Lipsky [Confirmed] Grayson Sword

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 ...


An Awakin HOLIday, Thu, Mar 21, 2019
Awakin Worli (Thursdays) , Thu, Mar 21, 2019
Awakin Oakland, Fri, Mar 22, 2019
Evening with Gandhian Arun Dada, Fri, Mar 22, 2019
Awakin Circle in Warsaw/Poland, Sat, Mar 23, 2019
Awakin RAK, Sat, Mar 23, 2019
Potery Circle, Sat, Mar 23, 2019
Awakin Circle Hyderabad, Sat, Mar 23, 2019
Awakin Circle, Banyan Grove, Sun, Mar 24, 2019
Professional Article Writing, Tue, Mar 26, 2019
Awakin Pune (Kothrud), Tue, Mar 26, 2019
Awakin Circle in Nigdi (Pune), Tue, Mar 26, 2019
Awakin Circle Central Marin, Tue, Mar 26, 2019
Awakin Thimpu, Wed, Mar 27, 2019
Awakin Circle, Santa Clara, Wed, Mar 27, 2019
Awakin Belapur (Wednesdays), Wed, Mar 27, 2019
Meditation This Wednesday, Wed, Mar 27, 2019
Awakin Circle in Baroda (Akota), Wed, Mar 27, 2019
Awakin Circle in Ahmedabad, Wed, Mar 27, 2019
Importance of Digital Marketing, Thu, Mar 28, 2019
Awakin London (Shoreditch), Fri, Mar 29, 2019
Awakin Circle West San Jose, Tue, Apr 2, 2019
Awakin Circle @ Lincoln, Wed, Apr 3, 2019
Second Awakin Teens Circle, Sat, Apr 20, 2019
Awakin Circle in Istanbul, Sat, Apr 20, 2019
Pancho Walking Pilgrimage, Thu, Mar 12, 2020
Wayanad Resorts, Sun, Mar 14, 2021

Volunteer Reflections

imageMar 12: Hole In The Heart: Space On the days When the heart feels like it has a hole or two in it I appreciate that It is kind enough to Hold space for me.
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imageMar 07: Maitri Tune By Alamgir And Fariha Pervez This week's 'Maitri Tunes' newsletter is a song by Alamgir And Fariha Pervez: Aamai Bhashaili Re.
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imageMar 17: Laddership News: Laddership News: Quiet Power Of This month's 'Laddership Newsletter' was just posted online. Spring arrives quietly, without fanfare, and yet it is dramatically transformational of the winter landscape - external and internal....
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imageMar 09: Kindful Kids: Raising Fearless Kids This week's 'Kindful Kids' newsletter is on Raising Fearless Kids. Take a look."I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not...
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imageMar 13: Tsering Gellek: Preserving Sacred Culture & Building This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Tsering Gellek: Preserving Sacred Culture & Building BridgesReflection questions: Our guest this week has focused her work on striking the delicate balance between...
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imageMar 20: Ajay Dahiya: From Teenage Monk To Lifelong Service This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Ajay Dahiya: From Teenage Monk To Lifelong ServiceReflection questions: Our guest this week believes that a wholesome and holistic life moves towards a dedication to...
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imageMar 06: Reverend F.W. King: A Love Supreme: Church Of John This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Reverend F.W. King: A Love Supreme: Church Of John ColtraneReflection questions: Our guest this week believes that music is a vehicle for God-consciousness and that...
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imageMar 06: School Strike For Climate Change Last week's featured video on KarmaTube received 1589 views and 8 comments. "At a young age, Greta Thunberg realized that all of the facts and solutions about how to stop climate change are known....
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imageMar 07: Three Minutes And A Pair Of Socks Our daily interactions have great potential: to shape our futures, our families, our life's work, or simply to brighten someone's day. We often don't know where a brief exchange with...
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