Volunteer Application 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(s) applied for*Current Occupation*Education*High SchoolSome CollegeUniversity DegreeAdvanced DegreeDegreePlease indicate your intended arrival and departure dates (no earlier than April 1 and no later than September 30):From* To* Why are you interested in working at Shambhala Mountain Center?*How did you hear about Shambhala Mountain Center?*Have you worked for us before?*YesNoIf so, for how long, and in what capacity?Please submit a current resume: PDF, Word document, .rtf or .txt formats acceptedAccepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, rtf, txt.Work Experience / SkillsPlease describe any work experience or training that is relative to the position that you are applying for:Licenses / Certifications: Please specify any current professional or technical licenses/certifications that you hold (i.e. chilcare provider, teacher, massage therapist, auto mechanic, etc.)Are you authorized to work in the US?*YesNoWhat do you see as challenges for you in living and working at high altitude in a remote location?*Contemplative PracticeAre you familiar with Shambhala Buddhism?*YesNoPlease describe your contemplative practice training or experience (if Shambhala, please specify the highest level completed)* Practice CommitmentShambhala Mountain Center staff and volunteers are required to practice with the community at least thirty minutes a day, five days a week. If hired, are you willing to commit to daily contemplative practice?*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 physical and 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 and for how long?Have you ever lived in tight quarters with multiple residents AND minimal privacy?*YesNoWhat do you see as challenges for you in living and working in community?*Which one of Our Values most resonates with you and why?*Please take a look at our Program Calendar and let us know what programs you're interested in participating in this summer.This helps us plan accordingly and does not guarantee a spot in the program 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.