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Staff Positions

In addition to the skills and experience required for a specific seva position at the Siddha Yoga Ashram in Oakland, all candidates for staff members must meet the following qualifications::

  • Has taken at least one Siddha Yoga Shaktipat Intensive.
  • Has been doing at least one of the core Siddha Yoga practices (meditation, chanting, seva, dakshina) on a regular basis for a minimum of two years.
  • Has participated in A Sweet Surprise satsang within the past two years.
  • Has served as a visiting sevite in Shree Muktananda Ashram, Gurudev Siddha Peeth or the Siddha Yoga Ashram in Oakland within the past five years,or as an on-going community sevite in Siddha Yoga Ashram in Oakland.
  • Has participated in seva at a Siddha Yoga ashram, meditation center, chanting and meditation group, retreat site, or has offered home seva for the SYDA Foundation for at least one year within the past five years.
  • Understands seva as a spiritual practice.
  • Demonstrates understanding of, or alignment with, and commitment to the philosophy and culture of the Siddha Yoga path, including the spiritual practices.

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How to Apply to Become a Staff Member

To begin the application process:

  • Create a seva profile
  • Review the long-term requirements
  • Request an application by e-mail: serve@syda.org  or
    phone: 845-434-2000, ext. 1014
  • Specify the listed seva position(s) that interest you. Complete the application, including references and a résumé/curriculum vitae, and send it via e-mail to serve@syda.org .

Please note: the application process may take up to three months and longer for candidates who are not USA citizens.

Request a Conversation About Becoming a Staff Member

If you would like to have an exploratory conversation about applying to serve the SYDA Foundation now or in the future, e-mail us at serve@syda.org .

If you do not have an e-mail address, please contact us by phone:
845-434-2000, ext. 1014
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 11:00 AM and 2:00 - 4:00 PM ET



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