Core Staff Application Form If you have any questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 970-881-2184 ext. 217. Today's Date* Name*FirstLastAddress*Street AddressAddress Line 2CityAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces PacificStateZIP CodePhone*Email*Position Applied for*Date Available* Current Occupation*Education*High SchoolSome CollegeUniversity DegreeAdvanced DegreeDegreeEssay Question: Please provide a detailed explanation of why you are interested in living and working at a unique place like Shambhala Mountain Center. What do you hope to get out of your experience? Minimum of 1 - 2 paragraphs.*How did you hear about Shambhala Mountain Center?*Have you worked for us before?YesNoIf so, for how long, and in what capacity?*Work Experience / SkillsPlease submit a current resume: PDF, Word document, .rtf or .txt formats acceptedDescribe how your work experience or training is relevant to the position for which you are applying.Please specify any current professional or technical licenses / certifications that you holdFor example: childcare provider; teacher; massage therapist; auto mechanic; etc.Shambhala Mountain Center requests a two to three year commitment for Core Staff positions. Can you commit to us for this amount of time?*YesNoContemplative PracticeDo you have contemplative practice experience in Shambhala Buddhism or in another contemplative practice discipline?*YesNoPlease describe your contemplative practice training or experience (if Shambhala, please specify the highest level completed).Do you currently engage in a regular contemplative practice?*YesNoIf so, please describe: Practice CommitmentAll Shambhala Mountain Center staff members are required to practice regularly at least thirty minutes a day, for five days per week. If hired, are you willing to commit to daily contemplative practice as part of your regular routine?*YesNo Community Living and Personal WellbeingShambhala Mountain Center is located in a very rural, rugged environment in Northern Colorado. Living at high altitude can present many mental challenges. Core staff live in close contact with one another. Privacy is at a minimum and the closest major town is Fort Collins, approximately one hour away by personal car. Please consider these factors carefully when answering the following questions.Have you ever lived and worked in a Contemplative Residential Community?*YesNoIf so, where?What do you see as challenges for you in living and working in community?*What do you see as challenges for you in living and working at high altitude in a remote location?* ReferencesPlease list two current business references who will provide a character reference for you. A character reference is different from an employment verification in that it tells us more about your work ethic and your ability to work within a professional setting. If your reference will only be able to provide an employment verification, we will request an alternate reference from you. If you are unable to secure a character reference, we will not be able to consider your application for employment.NameFirstLastEmailPhoneNameFirstLastPhoneEmailBackground Check: As part of the employment process, Shambhala Mountain Center may conduct a background investigation which could include obtaining a consumer credit report and/or report of criminal history. If you are selected for an interview you may be required to submit a background authorization form and will be so notified.