( Constructed and operated by SKAI Foundation, a non-profit foundation (501(c) (3). EIN 20-8655454 )

Get involved

Seva is a selfless service or work performed without any thought of reward or repayment in ancient India seva was believed to help one’s spiritual growth and at the same timecontribute to the improvement of a community.
Several volunteer opportunities available in Char Dham Hindu Temple, the temple predominantly run by the volunteers for the community. To enroll yourself and/or to get more information about opportunities available at char dham Hindu temple please enrollwww.chardhamhindutemple.org

Why do we volunteer (Seva)

  1. Service to the community
  2. Develop new friendship
  3. Community and Temple recognition
  4. Service time is equal to money especially when your company matches the time you volunteer
  5. Temple is run by volunteers
  6. You are making a big difference to the community and to yourself (Karma Yoga)
  7. Learn new  skills
  8. Personal satisfaction
  9. One form of giving something back to the community
  10. A good opportunity to mentor with others
  11. Volunteer for any of the activities either off-site (putting flyers, hosting the special guests etc)

Opportunities (Tasks)

  1. Help for priests
  2. Website maintenance
  3. Posters and flyers designing
  4. Write receipts for the donations, pooja sponsorships (front desk)
  5. Gardening
  6. Rangoli
  7. Preparing flower garlands for all deities
  8. Prasadam preparation help for cook
  9. Prasadam distribution (Please do not keep leftover prasadam in the fridge. Try and distribute them to devotees or pack and take it home yourself. We should not serve leftover food (atleast) in the temple)
  10. Coordinating parking during major events
  11. Washing temple vessels ,lamps,plates and utensils in the kitchen
  12. Vacuum cleaning the carpeted areas of the temple
  13. Taking care of the mats (folding as well as laying down) in the hall
  14. Distribution of arati sheets and collecting them back
  15. Refilling paper towels near the sink and the bathrooms
  16. Garbage – putting them out
  17. Garbage – putting the new bags
  18. Receiving phone calls – maintain message book
  19. Monitor kids and entertaining them
  20. Manage the footwear
  21. Make sure that we have enough supplies like plates, spoons, etc
  22. Data entry