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Volunteers play an essential role at the Greater Good Science Center, pitching in with everything from publicity to event staffing to editorial assistance.

We are looking for smart, passionate volunteers who want to contribute to the greater good by providing research and editorial assistance for Greater Good articles and Raising Happiness posts; helping us use social media and other tools to spread the word about our work; maintaining our website; producing regular reports on our web traffic and other key metrics; fundraising; and producing our e-newsletter and other multimedia content.

If you would like to volunteer with us, please download this application, fill it out, then save and send it to us through the form below. When you save your application, please include your last name in the file name. And you should definitely meet our current volunteers and research assistants.


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Greater Good Events

Mindfulness and Well-Being at Work
Friday: Zellerbach Playhouse, UC Berkeley Saturday: DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina
November 13-14, 2015

Mindfulness and Well-Being at Work

Take a Greater Good Quiz!

How compassionate are you? How generous, grateful, or forgiving? Find out!


Watch Greater Good Videos

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Talks by inspiring speakers like Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dacher Keltner, and Barbara Fredrickson.


Greater Good Resources


Book of the Week

Self-Compassion By Kristin Neff Learn to be kind to yourself. A society obsessed with competition doesn't always make that an easy thing to do, but seeking after self-compassion, not self-esteem, is our ticket to happiness.

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"It is a great good and a great gift, this Greater Good. I bow to you for your efforts to bring these uplifting and illuminating expressions of humanity, grounded in good science, to the attention of us all."  
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program

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