Experience simplicity and joy in service

Volunteering in the Ashram

Come as a resident volunteer to any of our centres to spend an enriching time with your inner ecology and discover who you are. Offer us your time and skill so that together we may carry on the work envisaged by The Mother and Sri Aurobindo.

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Talla Ramgarh — Madhuban

If you have ever wanted to serve the Divine in a place of beauty and silence, then you can apply for the residential volunteer program at the Madhuban campus.

You can help with the following :

  • Creatively shape our gardens.
  • Cooking mup a storm in our kitchen.
  • Teaching and working with our local children.
  • Start a new project.
  • You can also bring your own group and conduct Workshops.
  • Residential camps on Vedanta, self-growth, Yoga and integral living, Youth programmes and adventure camps for children.

Talla Ramgarh — Mountain Paradise

Located in Talla Ramgarh far away from the hustling crowds is the Mountain Paradise. This quaint mountain top lends you peace of mind. The environment is calm and serene. One can look after the fruit orchards, paint and create music. This place is great for solitude seekers. The current activities include:

Fruit growing, plucking, picking, packing and sending the fruits to the markets.

Nainital — Van Niwas

Van Niwas is a serene mountainous abode nestled in the Uttarakhand hills of the Himalayas.

Services you can offer as a Volunteer:

  • Any administrative support you can give for facility and property management.
  • Start a new project.
  • You can also bring your own group and conduct Workshops.

The Auro-Mira Vidya Mandir,
Kechla, Odisha

Kechla is a conglomeration of several hamlets of primarily tribal populace. The area abounds in natural scenic beauty and clean unpolluted & bracing air.

You could help us with the following:

  • Primary teachers proficient in English / Hindi.
  • If you are an artist and specialize in any art form, join us in sharing these with our children.
  • Science & environment science mentors.
  • Sports enthusiasts.
  • Administrative assignments.
  • Water and waste management.
  • Writing and whetting your creative skills for our varied documentation work.
  • Kitchen and bakery where simple, but nutritious meals are prepared.
  • At skills in works: This is a workshop complex that takes care of construction and maintenance work. Volunteers with a background in architecture would help.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram Institute of Vocational Training

At the Sri Aurobindo Ashram Institute of Vocational Training, we need teachers for our 3 months to 6 months vocational courses in:

  • Library science,
  • Paramedical training
  • Science & environment science mentors.
  • Cookery, baking and fruit processing
  • Housekeeping, carpentry & plumbing
  • Photo framing and lamination
  • Book binding and screen printing
  • Computer software & hardware teaching
  • Typing
  • Tailoring
  • Mobile repairing
  • Solar lighting


If you are looking to make a difference in your own life and in the life of others, do write and share what you would like to offer.