Volunteer at Meher Mount
At one point Agnes Baron told Meher Baba, “If you want me to take care of Meher Mount, I will keep it for you through hell, fire and damnation!” Meher Baba replied that she should keep it for Him by all means, and He sent His love.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT MEHER MOUNT
Meher Mount depends on volunteers for its maintenance, preservation, and stewardship. For many, volunteering at Meher Mount is an opportunity to render service in honor of Avatar Meher Baba.
For others, volunteering for Meher Mount is a means for connecting with the land and with Meher Baba. For still others, the volunteer opportunity is a form of meditation. And finally, volunteer projects can foster companionship and camaraderie in service.
VOLUNTEER TIME COMMITMENTS VARY & LOCATION OPTIONS INCLUDE ON-SITE AND VIRTUAL
There are different types of volunteer opportunities at Meher Mount that appeal to different skill sets and can accommodate volunteers in different geographic locations with varying time availability:
- One-time: On-Site & Virtual. A one-time project for which volunteers are needed, such as installing a new feature on the website, helping to clear a hiking trail, or setting up for a special event at Meher Mount.
- Episodic: On-Site & Virtual. Volunteer opportunities that happen periodically, such as working to eliminate Yellow Starthistle at Meher Mount or researching background for a Meher Mount post on the Story Blog.
- Ongoing: On-Site & Virtual. Volunteer opportunities that have a somewhat regular schedule and are ongoing such as posting on a social media site or curating Meher Mount’s photos. On-site volunteering could help with gardening and maintenance.
- Vacation or Break: On-Site & Virtual. A volunteer opportunity that coincides with your vacation or other break, such as being a temporary Manager/Caretaker at Meher Mount. A virtual opportunity could be in-depth research, particularly regarding Meher Mount’s history.
SPECIFIC VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEHER MOUNT
There are a number of specific opportunities, just click on each Job Title for a full job description and instructions on how to volunteer.
- Event Assistant: Assist with setting up and coordinating one or more events at Meher Mount. Click here for more information.
- Google Analytics Analyst: Use Google Analytics to review, analyze and make recommendations for Meher Mount’s website and emails. Click here for more information.
- Photo Curator: File, annotate and organize Meher Mount’s photos on a cloud-based photo storing and sharing site. Click here for more information.
- Researcher: Research specific topics related to Avatar Meher Baba's life and words and/or research topics related to Meher Mount's history for the Story Blog and email broadcasts. Assist with a single project or more. Click here for more information.
- Social Media Assistant – Facebook & Instagram: Help identify opportunities and post items to Meher Mount's pages on Facebook and Instagram. Click here for more information.
- Social Media Assistant - Pinterest: Manage Meher Mount's Pinterest page and boards. Click here for more information.
- Website Associate: Help increase the functionality of Meher Mount's website using Squarespace features and integration with third-party software. Click here for more information.
- Assistant Salesforce Administrator: Help support and manage Meher Mount's constituency relationship features on the Salesforce Non-Profit Success Pack. Click here for more information.
- Fundraising Associate: Help support Meher Mount's fundraising efforts in a variety of ways suited to interests and skills. Click here for more information.
If you would like to volunteer, but don't see a related job, email Meher Mount about how you would like to volunteer.