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Posts from the ‘Volunteering’ Category

21
Sep
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When Children Are Present

Young people call on us to be our best selves, teaching us to slow down and see the beauty in simple things, writes Meikyo Chelsea True, coordinator of the newly re-envisioned Children’s Program at Green Gulch Farm, now renamed the Youth & Family Program.  Read more

10
Aug
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Books for Outreach

We are now accepting donations of books for the October sale which helps to support San Francisco Zen Center’s outreach programs.

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8
Aug
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Tassajara Urgently Needs a Mechanic

Tassajara is urgently requesting the assistance of an experienced two-stroke engine mechanic, preferably with experience on Rotax engines.

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6
Jul
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Call for Volunteers to Help Publish Recordings of Dharma Talks at GGF

We are looking for volunteers with some technical skills to help make possible one of our most widely valued offerings — publishing our dharma talks online. Read more

8
Jun
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Holding the Love in Our Hearts: SF Pride 2016

We marched with our brothers and sisters in the dharma in the Pride Parade for Racial and Economic Justice on Sunday, June 26, 2016 to show our love and support. Read more

24
May

New Volunteer Positions at City Center

We are currently seeking volunteers for two positions in our Programs Department at City Center.

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11
May
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The Joy of Work Period at Tassajara

Tassajara work periods happen in April and September, when a bandof enthusiastic volunteers descend on the valley and roll up their sleeves totransformit into a summer haven and retreat center (in April) and back into a monastery (in September).

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22
Apr
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Cultivating Sangha in the Rain

When the heavens opened on April 9, we worried that the pouring rain, dense fog, and deep, slippery mud at Green Gulch Farmmight dampenthe Zen-a-thon spirit.Instead, we discoveredhowcommunity blossomed. Read more

23
Mar
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Giver, Receiver and Gift: Cooking Great Food for the Winter Shelter Program

San Francisco Zen Center volunteers came together in the City Center kitchen on three Sundays this year to cook dinner for the San Francisco Interfaith Councils Winter Shelter Program. Read more

15
Dec

Volunteers Needed to Cook and Serve for the Winter Shelter Program

Zen Center will be taking part in the San Francisco Interfaith Councils Winter Shelter program again this year. We will be providing meals for homeless men at local churches on the following Sundays: Read more