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Staff Positions

In addition to the skills and experience required for each seva position, staff members need to have certain interests and prior sadhana experience, including:

  • A Siddha Yoga practice of at least 2 years duration
  • Participation in at least 2 Siddha Yoga Shaktipat Intensives
  • Regular participation in seva at a Siddha Yoga meditation center, ashram, chanting and meditation group, or retreat site within the last five years.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the Siddha Yoga practices and to Siddha Yoga philosophy and culture
  • An understanding of and love for the spiritual practice of seva
  • A strong desire to support the work of the SYDA Foundation
  • A posture of studentship and a commitment to ongoing learning, personal improvement, and inner growth

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Current Positions | How To Apply

Current Positions:

  • Satsangs Coordinator
  • Teaching and Learning Events Area Administrative Asstistant - 1/2 time position
  • Teaching and Learning Events Area Promotions/Marketing/Welcome Coordinator - full time (or ½ time if just Promotions)
  • Welcome Desk Coordinator

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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