Temple Committees / Volunteer Opportunities

A core of dedicated volunteer lay members from our Temple congregation provides ongoing support for all the operations and activities at the Bay Area Temple Temple.

Please consult the Temple Calendar for upcoming Temple Committee Meetings.

Read a beautiful letter sent to devotees serving at temples by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1951. 

Temple Committees

goldl_lotus bullet_+Audio/Visual oversees sound and monitors throughout the temple.

goldl_lotus bullet_+Book Room Committee handles the inventory and retail sales of SRF Publications at the Temple.

goldl_lotus bullet_+Information Committee manages the Temple’s public information via our website, weekly announcements, event fliers, and the Information Table.

goldl_lotus bullet_+Maintenance Committee provides upkeep and repair of the Temple.

goldl_lotus bullet_+Outreach Committee welcomes visitors and provides support to those in need. Subcommittees include: Greeters, Prayer Council, along with Food and Clothing drives for the Bay Area.

goldl_lotus bullet_+Service Committee oversees our public services. Subcommittees include: Service and Meditation Leaders and Service Readers, Ushers, Commemorative Services, Organists, Kirtan Group, and Flowers.

goldl_lotus bullet_+Special Events Committee organizes social activities and events at the Temple such as Picnics, India Night, our Thanksgiving Potluck, and the Temple Christmas Party.

goldl_lotus bullet_+Damian's wifeSunday School Committee supports volunteer teachers who staff our Sunday School and Teen Group.

goldl_lotus bullet_+Temple Managing Council is composed of a number of committee chairpersons who give input on activities and the schedule of events at the Bay Area Temple Temple under the direction of the minister-in-charge.

goldl_lotus bullet_+Volunteer Coordinating Committee oversees volunteer outreach and coordinates with various committee leaders placement of incoming new volunteers.

goldl_lotus bullet_+Young Adults Group coordinates activities and events for Bay Area Temple Temple for members ages 18 – 39.


Volunteer Sign Up Form

If you are interested in serving at the Bay Area Temple, please complete our online Volunteer Sign Up form.