Once we receive you application we will schedule a video interview with you. If all goes well the next step would be to attend a Dana Retreat. Please select which month would be the soonest you would be available to attend the Month Long Mindful (DANA) Giving and Receiving Retreat.
January - 2020
February - 2020
* Birth Date
Emergency Contact Phone
* Emergency Contact Phone
Emergency Contact Name
Video Interview Contact Information
* Video Interview Contact Information
Once we receive your application we will set up a Video interview. Please let us know if Skype; WhatsApp Video or FaceTime works best and provide contact information.
Intention and Motivation
In detail, describe your motivation and intention as to why you feel you should be considered for the Development Team. You will have an opportunity later in this application to describe you work experience and your skills.
Work / Employment Experience
Tell us about you work history. Alongside, let us know why you took the the employment on, what you loved about it and why you left. Please include contactable references. If you are a recent graduate with little to know work history, tell us about a few projects you were engaged in - what you learned, liked and how you may approach the project differently if you had a second chance. Please list contactable faculty/mentor references.
Volunteer or Service Experience
List any volunteer or community service experience you have and include length and dates
Character references. Please list at least two non family references with contact details.
In a short, pithy paragraph, describe your character.
Healing and Self-Improvement Workshops, Retreats, and Therapies
Describe the types of therapies or self improvement programs you have engaged in. Help us to know you better by sharing why you selected the particular modality, how it helped you wellbeing.
Tell us who or what inspires you? A book, movie, story, piece of music or art, a role model? We would like to know who or what you look to for encouragement, character, inspiration.
Describe a challenging circumstance you found yourself in. This could be with family, friends, at work, at school, with a loved one. How did you overcome or resolve the circumstance? What did you learn from it?
What immediate challenges are you facing currently?
What would you say is the highest priority challenge facing humankind at present? If you had the means, how would you set about catalysing meaningful change?
Describe in detail a moment when you were inspired.
Describe in detail a moment when you felt deeply inspired to do or create something important to you. What was the idea/feeling all about? What did you do to manifest into reality your vision? Did you succeed? What journey did it take you on? And what important life lessons did you learn along the way?
Personal Interests and Hobbies
List your interests, hobbies, and pastimes
Do you use tobacco, recreations drugs or alcohol?
We will be living, learning and working in community, and aspire to an honest knowing of each other. Use of any of the above does not necessarily undermine your application. Please let us know your preferences and frequency of use. Because we are a retreat centre we do maintain certain protocols with regard these substances.
Medical Needs / Information
Enter "none" if you have no needs
Will you be taking any prescribed medications during your stay with us?
Describe your prescriptions and frequency of use. Please not that Bodhi Khaya Retreat is in a rural setting so please bring sufficient medications for your stay with us.
Comments and Special Needs
Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your stay with us more comfortable
Let us know if you suffer from any allergies cause by food, the natural environment, animals, or chemicals
Bodhi Khaya Retreat is within a Nature Conservancy where wildlife is abundant. Please let us know if you have any phobias around snakes, spiders, insects, wildlife etc.
Describe any particular dietary needs or concerns you may have
Do you have any dependants?
List any family members who are dependant upon you while you are away.
List any obligations which may require your attention while studying at Bodhi Khaya
How did you hear about Bodhi Khaya and the Born as the Earth Programme