Become a Volunteer Today!
Join our team! We invite you to contribute to our collective efforts to bring mindfulness and meditation to Greater Long Beach through volunteering! Whether you are a CEO, a stressed out student or a humble retiree, we can use your unique talents to transform our community by providing a safe, nurturing place to learn and practice the healing art of meditation.
Read through our job descriptions below, and feel free to apply or ask a question!
Administrative Volunteer - Great for detail-oriented individuals who are well-versed in guest relations and can provide support in administrative/clerical tasks that are the backbone of the organization. This role includes a great deal of project management and internal communications support to ensure volunteers report on time.
Program Volunteer - Ideal opportunity for those who want to work more closely with our meditation teachers. Program Volunteers support during meditation sits by setting up and breaking down the venue and welcoming guests. Duties during meditation retreats can include contacting registrants in advance of programs to confirm final payment and other event details, checking in guests at registration, setting up and breaking down venue and supporting teachers to ensure a pleasant experience for all sangha members.
Fundraising Volunteer - Great for individuals who like to talk to people and learn about others. Fundraising Volunteers learn the basics of fundraising, meet the “Who’s Who” of Greater Long Beach, and develop their writing and pitch skills, etc. Fundraising volunteers become well-versed in donor relations, conducting donor research, attending donor cultivation events with staff, setting up and breaking down fundraising events, and giving major thanks to anyone who donates to LBM, etc.
Seva Coordinator -Coordinators would help organize community service activities to create social interaction and opportunities to give back and build community among the sangha. Suggested activities include, but are not limited to: beach clean ups, service to the homeless, restaurant dinners, picnics or potlucks, movie nights, outings, camping trips, etc.
Marketing and Communications (MC) Volunteer - This position is ideal for the individual who loves to write, is savvy with social media and wants to design flyers and e-newsletters. MC Volunteer supports in general business development, which can include, but is not limited to, staffing tables at community events, participating at networking events, visiting our business partners and attending special events with staff and board members. Video and audio editing skills a plus.
On Call Volunteer - On Call Volunteers are individuals who want to donate of their time, but cannot commit to a PT/FT job description. They are committed to helping out as needed to fill smaller jobs.
You Make LBM Possible
You are welcome to choose from our suggested volunteer roles, or recommend a role that we have not thought of to take full advantage of your skills and availability. Only name, email and interest are required to get started.