The following are some examples of volunteer opportunities and projects that residential and part-time volunteers are engaged in. Work varies based each organization’s need and the volunteer’s background.
Opportunities at Our Berkeley Organizations
Administrative/Clerical/Reception Duties, Bookkeeping, School Administration, Copywriting and editing, Social Media/Promotion, Graphic Design, Fundraising and Donor Support, Event Planning and Coordination, Film Production, Photography, Facilities Management, Grant writing, IT Support, Web Development, Scholarly Research, Cooking and Kitchen Coordination, Sacred Art Projects
Opportunities at Our Other Organizations
Landscaping, Construction, Foundry and Metal Work, Organic Gardening, Vegetarian Cooking, Sacred art and text production, Manage and beautify temples, buildings, parks, open land and forest.
Part-Time Opportunities in Berkeley
Web Development, Email Campaigns, Graphic Design, Bookstore Retail, Sewing, Data Processing
Sacred Art Projects
Several of our organizations contribute to the production of sacred art that is either distributed at the World Peace Ceremony in Bodhgaya, India or placed in temples. Some of the larger, ongoing projects include the sewing of prayer flags, production of clay Tsa Tsas, and the assembly of hand-held prayer wheels. Participation in sacred art projects generates great merit and aids in purifying the mind.
Guna Foundation produces documentary films, archives historical footage and creates photo exhibitions at our studio in Berkeley, CA. Guna Foundation offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals looking to expand their professional skill set while fostering personal and spiritual growth. Guna Foundation is always looking for volunteers experienced in film editing, cinematography, production coordination and promotions.
Tibetan Aid Project
Tibetan Aid Project (TAP) is dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan culture which is supported through various fundraising efforts. Each year TAP produces the Taste & Tribute Benefit Gala. Opportunities at TAP include fundraising and donor relations, event planning, networking, graphic and web design, and marketing/promotions.
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