Questionnaire – Initial Inquiry
Today's Date _______________
2. Contact information:
a. Email address
b. Phone number
c. Postal address
(You need to be at least age 18. We welcome the entire adult age range. What matters is how you can participate in
5. Names and ages
of others in your household who would live with you full time in the Mariposa
(children and adults – independent or dependent): (Any non-dependent person age 18 and over should complete their
6. How do you
support yourself financially now?
What ideas do you have for creating income for yourself when within the Mariposa Group community?
7. If you
decide to apply for membership, is there any reason (schooling, job, need
to sell your home, etc.) why you could
not immediately move to the Mariposa Group community?
do you consider your life purpose? Personal goals in life now.?
9. How does
living in an intentional community in general appeal to you?
10. Do you
have past or present experience living in an intentional community (by
whatever name, including cohousing,
ecovillage, commune, etc.) or in another form of multi-adult living? If yes, describe and share some of your most valued
learnings from your community experience.
11. If a
genie popped out of a bottle and granted you the privilege of living in
your ideal intentional community,
what would it be like? What qualities would it have?
What about the Mariposa Group community specifically appeals to you?
What would you reasonably expect your “greatest challenges” to be in successfully
being part of a community?
What would you like to see as the “greatest rewards” which would come out
successful community involvement?
What is your experience in participating in group decision-making?
What aspects are you comfortable and
uncomfortable with in participating in meetings and decision-making?
skills and knowledge would you bring to Mariposa Group community?
(Think broadly here: gardening; animal husbandry; carpentry; brick-laying; electrical work; plumbing; teaching children or adults; child-care; cooking; nutrition; sewing; spinning; weaving; blacksmithing; leather-working; wood working, pottery, quilt-making; soap-making; candle-making; bee-keeping; counseling or therapy; law; bookkeeping; writing; computer skills; leading meetings; photography; music; foreign languages; whatever else.)
types of activities do you enjoy during leisure time or play time?
you, what is a healthy lifestyle?
types of involvements do you anticipate having outside the Mariposa Group
how much alcohol to you typically consume per week? Do you enjoy
alcohol? How much? How often?
21. Do you now use any illegal drugs, including marijuana (without state licensing)?
Thank you !! We appreciate the time & energy
it took to comtemplate and answer these questions.
In our experience, this pays off quite well in all of us
creating & having the very best sort of community life.