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

Operations Director

Number of opportunities: 1
Time required: 40 hours per week; full time salaried position
Apply By: April 30, 2021

The Yogananda Seva Operations Director will oversee and manage departmental functions including
Financial, Legal, Human Resources, Technology, and General Operations. This position requires
thorough knowledge of the SRF/YSS vision and mission. The successful candidate, working under the
direction of YSO Executive Directors to identify and address SRF/YSS objectives and implementations,
will be especially skilled at developing long-term operational strategies and leading the facilitation of
practices and procedures critical to YSO during its initial growth phase. Yogananda Seva is essentially a
worldwide virtual community and service organization. Understanding and managing the related
technological aspects is an elemental part of the Operations Director position.

Senior Program Manager

Number of opportunities: 1
Time required: 40 hours per week; full time salaried position
Apply By: April 30, 2021

Yogananda Seva is seeking a talented overall program manager with strong experience to manage multiple phases of project and program development within Yogananda Seva. This position will be responsible for refining the overall program development strategy and process. Successful candidates will help project leaders form teams and move through all phases of development and execution in a highly collaborative environment. The person filling this role must be comfortable with a digital and remote workflow and have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Systems Administrator

Number of opportunities: 1
Time required: 40 hours per week; full-time contract-to-hire position
Apply By: July 4, 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.

Digital Projects Manager for Translations

Number of opportunities: 1
Time required: 40 hours per week; full time salaried position
Apply By: May 28, 2021

Yogananda Seva is seeking a Digital Projects Manager 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’s (SRF) founder, Paramahansa Yogananda, and his immediate disciples.

The successful candidate will possess excellent Information technologies and virtual workforce facilitation skills and experience, with additional experience in international communications and language translations. Excellent verbal and written English skills are required; 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 the western United States time zones. Priority will be given to candidates either living in the southern California area or willing to relocate.

Assistant Translation Coordinator / Translations

Number of opportunities: 1
Time required: Part Time; 20 hours per week; non-exempt
Apply By: July 4, 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. 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.

Business Systems Analyst

Number of opportunities: 1
Time required: 40 hours per week; full-time contract-to-hire position
Apply By: July 4, 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. 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. While our staff is located throughout the world, normal business activity hours will center around the western United States time zones.10