Core Staff Application Form If you have any questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Today's Date* Name* First Last Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Phone*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 acceptedAccepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, rtf, txt.Describe 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 hold For example: childcare provider; teacher; massage therapist; auto mechanic; etc.Shambhala Mountain Center requests a minimum of a one year commitment for entry-level positions and up to three years for management positions. Can you commit to 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?* Which one of Our Values most resonates with you and why?* ReferencesWhen you submit your application, you will be directed to a page that will provide a link to send to two current character references. A character reference is different from an employment verification in that it tells us more about your work ethic and your ability to live and work within a community. If you are unable to secure a character reference, we will not be able to consider your application.