Registration

Why isn’t my profile saving?

If you haven't yet been able to save all your information, please try the following: Fill in one section at a time and press the "Save" button (with each section) and then wait for the screen to go back to where you can view your profile with a green indicator that the profile has been saved before returning to "Edit" mode and continuing to fill the next section. Repeat this process until all sections have been completed and saved. Please note that we do not recommend pressing the back button...

I completed my profile. What is the next step?

We have a wonderful Welcome Team that specializes in guiding devotees through the process of searching and applying for a service opportunity. Now that your profile is complete, one of our Welcome Team members will be reach out to offer assistance. In the meantime, you can view the various programs and service opportunities by clicking on the following link. https://volunteer.yoganandaseva.org/programs (https://volunteer.yoganandaseva.org/programs)

My password isn’t strong enough. How do I create a strong password?

To be accepted by the system, the password you create must follow these rules: The password must have a minimum of 8 characters It must include both upper and lower case letters It must contain one or more numbers It must contain one or more special characters ( !@#$%^&*()-[] ) Examples: Tw0Riv3rsbyThe$ea (acceptable and strong password) Littl3River$ (acceptable but not strong enough) LittleRivers (not accepted - no numbers or special characters) Littlerivers (not accepted - no uppe...

How do I accept the Volunteer Guidelines?

You can access the guidelines by clicking on the following link: https://volunteer.yoganandaseva.org/guidelines Click on the "View Guidelines" button and that will allow you to read the guidelines and then electronically sign your name afterward. (Please note that the final line on page 12 will direct you to click on another link that will take you to the page where you can record your electronic signature.)

Why can’t I login to the Volunteer Programs?

Please note that in order to access to the Yogananda Seva Portal you need to register at this link: Create new account | Yogananda Seva (https://volunteer.yoganandaseva.org/member/register) You will not be able to access the Yogananda Seva Portal simply using your SRF Membership credentials.

Why can’t I login to Yogananda Seva?

In order to log in to the Yogananda Seva portal, please go to Log in | Yogananda Seva (https://volunteer.yoganandaseva.org/member/login). Then type your user name and password. If you forgot your password, you can follow this link: Reset your password | Yogananda Seva (https://volunteer.yoganandaseva.org/member/password) to reset it. In order to log in to the SRF Member portal, please go to SRF Member Portal (yogananda-srf.org) (https://members.yogananda-srf.org/MemberPortal/Home/Index) and fol...

As I have been an SRF member and student for several years, why are my email and password not recognized?

Please note that there is a portal for Yogananda Seva volunteers, where you may not yet be part of at: Log in | Yogananda Seva (https://volunteer.yoganandaseva.org/member/login) as well as the SRF Members portal SRF Member Portal (yogananda-srf.org) (https://members.yogananda-srf.org/MemberPortal/Home/Index) You should have access to the SRF Member Portal since you are a long-standing member, as long as you remember the email address you used at the time of the sign-on.

How do I register for the Volunteer Portal?

Please fill out a profile on the YSO Volunteer Portal and apply for program service opportunities you might be interested in. You will then be contacted by our Welcome Team and sent a survey asking about your particular skills and time availability. Please fill it out to help the Welcome Team find the perfect volunteering opportunity for you. Registration Page (https://volunteer.yoganandaseva.org)

How do I create a password for my Volunteer Portal account?

To be accepted by the system, the password you create must follow these rules: - The password must have a minimum of 8 characters - It must include both upper and lower case letters - It must contain one or more numbers - It must contain one or more special characters ( !@#$%^&*()-[] ) Examples: Tw0Riv3rsbyThe$ea (acceptable and strong password) Littl3River$ (acceptable but not strong enough) LittleRivers (not accepted - no numbers or special characters) Littlerivers (not acce...

Where do I log in to the Volunteer Portal?

You can log into the portal here: https://volunteer.yoganandaseva.org/member/login

I forgot my password, what should I do?

If you forgot your password for the Volunteer Portal, you can reset it by clicking the Forgot Password? link on either the Volunteer Portal Login page here: https://volunteer.yoganandaseva.org/member/login. On the next page, enter your email address, and then click Reset Password. A verification code will then be sent to the email address you entered, and you will be redirected to the New Password page. Check your email and open the Yogananda Seva Verification Code message, whi...

Volunteer Portal Troubleshooting Guide

Volunteer Portal Troubleshooting Guide Common Problems and Resolutions Note to Help Desk staff Please request the following information from devotee: - What is your email? - Time of issue - What page are you having trouble with? (Steps to reproduce) - Did you get an error message? - Are you using a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone? - Do you know what browser you’re using? Chrome, Firefox, Edge? The Website is not loading! Make sure you have not miss...

Will SRF have access to my information?

The purpose of the Volunteer Portal is to connect devotees interested in volunteer service with opportunities in the programs of Yogananda Seva (YSO) and Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF). To make that possible, program managers in both YSO and SRF will have access to the information you provide in your profile, according to the terms of our privacy agreement (https://yoganandaseva.org/privacy-policy/) and terms of use. (https://yoganandaseva.org/terms-and-conditions/)