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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: Mary Pipher Archbishop F.W. King Ajay Dahiya

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 Pune (Kothrud), Tue, Feb 19, 2019
Awakin Circle in Nigdi (Pune), Tue, Feb 19, 2019
Awakin Circle Central Marin, Tue, Feb 19, 2019
Awakin Circle Stockholm, Wed, Feb 20, 2019
Awakin Cuffe Parade (Mondays) , Wed, Feb 20, 2019
Awakin Circle, Santa Clara, Wed, Feb 20, 2019
Awakin Thimpu, Wed, Feb 20, 2019
Awakin Belapur (Wednesdays), Wed, Feb 20, 2019
Meditation This Wednesday, Wed, Feb 20, 2019
Awakin Circle in Baroda (Akota), Wed, Feb 20, 2019
Awakin Circle in Istanbul, Wed, Feb 20, 2019
Awakin London (Shoreditch), Fri, Feb 22, 2019
Awakin Oakland, Fri, Feb 22, 2019
Awakin Circle, Hue, Sat, Feb 23, 2019
Awakin Chicago , Tue, Feb 26, 2019
Awakin Circle Paris, Wed, Feb 27, 2019
Awakin Singapore , Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Volunteer Reflections

imageFeb 08: Heart Mob In Ventura California Dear Friends, One of our local synagogues was recently vandalized with a hateful message. Someone painted a swastika on their sign. The message was quickly erased. But Inspired by ServiceSpace,...
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imageFeb 17: Inspiring Link Around 5 Years Ago ... | KindSpring.org A place to practice small acts of kindness. For over a decade the KindSpring community has focused on...
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imageFeb 09: Kindful Kids: Supporting Boys To Embrace Diverse This week's 'Kindful Kids' newsletter is on Supporting Boys to Embrace Diverse Emotions. Take a look."We need to stop raising boys to think that they need to prove their masculinity by being...
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imageFeb 06: Maya Soetoro-Ng: Pragmatic Peace Studies For Social This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Maya Soetoro-Ng: Pragmatic Peace Studies For Social ChangeReflection questions: Our guest this week believes that peacebuilding is teachable, and that "fear is...
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imageFeb 13: Alan Wallace: Fathoming The Mind And Nature Of This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Alan Wallace: Fathoming The Mind And Nature Of ConsciousnessReflection questions: Our guest this week describes a seemingly chance encounter while hitchhiking as a...
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imageFeb 12: Pauline Boss: Ambiguous Loss And The Myth Of Closure Pauline Boss is professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of, among other books, "Loving Someone Who Has Dementia." Boss offers the perspective that the idea of closure...
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