HOLY TRINITY MONASTERY
ASSOCIATES PROGRAM
 

APPLICATION FORM
Part B

EVALUATION OF PERSONAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Please rate the degree to which these statements
descriptive apply to you, using the scale to the right.
(5)   Completely and consistently
(4)   Almost always descriptive
(3)   Usually descriptive
(2)   Occasionally descriptive
(1)   Not descriptive at all

 

__  I show initiative and am a self starter.

__  I am a responsible person.

__  I consider myself to be emotionally mature.

__  Others consider me to be emotionally mature.

__  I consider myself to be a leader.

__  Others consider me to be a leader.

__  I am able to make social adjustment with ease.

__  I am a self-confident person.

__  People who know me well consider me            self-confident.

__  I act with common sense.

__  I would describe myself as a person with a good   sense of humor.

__  I make connections between my decisions/life directions and Christian values.

__  I am able to recognize my limitations.

__  Others would describe me as able to recognize my limitations.

__  I have a good relationship with my family.

__  I respond to others' needs.

__  I am comfortable expressing my feelings with close friends.

__  I am comfortable expressing how I feel about matters with a variety of people.

__  I am able to share frustrations and disappointments with others.

__  I relate well with my immediate family.

__  I describe myself as a person who is able to work to agreement with others.

__  I am at ease working alone.

__  I work well on a team.

__  I am able to deal with stressful situations.

__  I work out disagreements right away.

__  I relate well to persons in authority.

__  I find prayer to be an important part of my life.

__  I am open to praying and sharing my faith with others.

__  I see service and sharing my life with others as an integral element of the faith tradition in which I have grown.

__  I see to understand the underlying causes of poverty.

__  I can put myself in others' "shoes" in understanding a situation.

__  I am open to and accept challenge or criticism from others.

__  I feel that it is best to keep a "stiff upper lip" in regard to showing how I feel.

__  I am able to confront others.

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HOLY TRINITY MONASTERY
ASSOCIATE PROGRAM

REFERENCE FORM

Applicant's Name ____________________________________________________________________________

Name of Reference  __________________________________________________________________________

To the applicant - Please check one of the following statements:
___  I waive my right of access to this reference form.
___  I do not waive my right of access to this reference form.

Signature of Applicant  _____________________________________________________________


To the reference - Holy Trinity Monastery Associate Program seeks mature, well-balanced and spiritually motivated individuals who will work and live at the monastery. The Associates live in simple monastic lifestyle with other volunteers. The applicant named above has chosen you to let us know more about him/her to be considered for the Associate Program. No applicant will be rejected on the basis of a single reference. Please feel free to omit any question that you do not feel qualified to answer. Please type or print clearly with a black ink on this form or on a separate sheet of paper.

Please mail this completed reference to Holy Trinity Monastery, Associate Program, P.O. Box 298, St. David, AZ 85630. Thank you for your help.

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1.  How long have you known this applicant? In what capacity?

 

 

2.  Describe the applicant's personality, including outstanding characteristics which make an impression on others. Include strengths and weaknesses.

 

 

3.  Describe the applicant's ability to live and work with others. What qualities help or hinder the applicant.

 

 

4.  Describe the applicant's reaction to problem situations and his/her ability to make decisions.

 

 

5.  For what type of work is this person best suited? Please be specific.

 

 

6.  How would you describe the applicant's spirituality and Christian motivation?

 

 

7.  Please circle the number which best describes the applicant.
    (1) Outstanding   (2) Above Average   (3) Average   (4) Below Average   (5) Do not know/unable to judge

1 2 3 4 5    Physical health
1 2 3 4 5    Appearance
1 2 3 4 5    Sense of humor
1 2 3 4 5    Maturity
1 2 3 4 5   Ability to handle stress
1 2 3 4 5   Emotional stability
1 2 3 4 5   Common sense
1 2 3 4 5   Dependability
1 2 3 4 5   Flexibility
1 2 3 4 5   Creativity/imagination
1 2 3 4 5   Ability to express feelings
1 2 3 4 5   Openness to difference religious traditions
1 2 3 4 5   Value system
1 2 3 4 5   Sensitivity to feelings & needs of others
1 2 3 4 5   Ability to deal with conflicts

1 2 3 4 5   Ability to work with others
1 2 3 4 5   Ability to work alone
1 2 3 4 5   Openness to direction in work
1 2 3 4 5   Leadership ability
1 2 3 4 5   Tack in dealing with others
1 2 3 4 5   Working under pressure
1 2 3 4 5   Willingness to serve others
1 2 3 4 5   Ability to make decisions
1 2 3 4 5   Initiative
1 2 3 4 5   Effective use of time
1 2 3 4 5   Seeks to grow spirituality
1 2 3 4 5   Self confidence
1 2 3 4 5   Openness to authority
1 2 3 4 5   Adaptability to new & unstructured situations

 

8.  Overall, how would you rate this applicant?

______  Very weak, should be discouraged

______  Recommended, no strong feelings

______  Very good, no reservations

______  Exceptional, a really rare find

______  Might be okay, some reservation


9.  Other comments or clarifications: (if needed, please use additional sheets).

Signature ______________________________________   Date __________________

Title/Relationship to applicant ___________________________________________________________________

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