Employment Opportunities

Although Yogananda Seva is a primarily volunteer-supported organization, select full-time staff positions are available that are needed to create the organizational capacity required to support the wider YSO volunteer network.

Current Positions Available

Systems Administrator

Number of opportunities: 1
Time required: 40 hours per week; full time contract-to-hire position
Apply By: August 31, 2021

Yogananda Seva is seeking a Systems Administrator to support Google Workspace, Microsoft 365 Enterprise and other services within the technology stack for a growing volunteer user base currently numbering in the hundreds and projected to number in the thousands. This role will focus on security processes and collaborate on user administration and access.

The successful candidate will be in integrity with the guiding principles of Yogananda Seva; embrace a strong motivation for optimizing user experience while sustaining security best-practices; include a capacity for leveraging technology to improve operational efficiency; and possess a clear understanding of the Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 environments.

While our staff is located throughout the world, normal business activity hours will center around the western United States time zones. While our staff is located throughout the world, normal business activity hours will center around the western United States time zones.

Assistant Translation Coordinator / Translations

Number of opportunities: 1
Time required: Part-Time; 20 hours per week; non-exempt
Apply By: August 15, 2021

Yogananda Seva, Inc., a California-based religious nonprofit services organization, is seeking an Assistant Translation Coordinator to help our Translations Coordinator in coordinating the workflow of varied translations needs for multiple Self-Realization Fellowship departments.  This position works primarily with the SRF Spiritual Counseling Dept. and SRF Membership Services.   Additionally, the position will work remotely, but applicants need to be available for meetings as needed during Los Angeles business hours (10:00 am – 4:00 pm PST/PDT Monday – Friday).

A thorough knowledge and experience of SRF principles and standards is required, as well as excellent judgment in determining prioritization of tasks, including understanding workflow and departmental priorities.  This position will work in an online work-from-home position, supporting translations services conducted by monastics and associates. 

CRM Business Systems Analyst

Number of opportunities: 1
Time required: 40 hours per week; full-time salaried position
Apply By: August 31, 2021

Yogananda Seva, a California-based religious nonprofit services organization, is seeking a Business Systems Analyst. The initial focus of this role will be leading our upcoming CRM implementation in conjunction with our CRM development partner. The CRM will be the backbone of YSO volunteer management, supporting workflows throughout the organization, with its largest stakeholders being our Communications Teams and similar teams that make up the volunteer journey.

The successful candidate will be in integrity with the guiding principles of Yogananda Seva, embrace a strong motivation for optimizing user experience while sustaining security best-practices; include a capacity for leveraging technology to improve operational efficiency; and possess an understanding of CRM operational use and technical configuration.

While our staff is located throughout the world, normal business activity hours will center around the western United States time zones. 

Business Systems Analyst / Translations

Number of opportunities: 1
Time required: 40 hours per week; full-time salaried position
Apply By: August 31, 2021

Yogananda Seva, Inc. is seeking a Business Systems Analyst for our new Translations Department. This department employs a small number of paid employees and a large international staff of volunteer translators, all busily involved in coordinating and translating the writings of Self Realization Fellowship (SRF) founder Paramahansa Yogananda and his immediate disciples.

The successful candidate will possess excellent Information Technologies and Virtual Workforce Facilitation skills and experience. Excellent professional verbal and written English skills are required, and possession of those skills in second languages is desirable. While our Translations staff is located throughout the world, normal business activity hours will center around Western United States time zones.