Starfish Foundation C.E.A. Reference Form
Thank you for taking the time to fill out a reference form – your input is greatly appreciated. The information that you provide will be considered confidential. If you would like additional information about the program to which the applicant is applying to better inform your reference, you may find more information at: http://www.thestarfishchange.org/volunteerintern References are due by February 28.
Your email address
How long have you known the applicant? What is your relationship to the applicant?
Would you recommend the applicant for a year-long volunteer program in a low-resource, challenging environment in Guayaquil, Ecuador? Please use examples of her/his commitment to education and/or social justice, or her/his experience in developing countries, when possible.
What skills/traits do you think the applicant can best provide?
Do you have any hesitations about this applicant working with youth, living with a host family or working in a challenging environment abroad? If yes, please explain.
Please list three adjectives that best describe the applicant.
Interpersonal skills of the applicant. Please select the option that describes how the applicant typically behaves. Please be thoughtful in your answers.
Is receptive to feedback & criticism
Interacts well with teammates, co-workers, classmates, etc
Respects and appreciates diverse populations
Responds well to direction
Responds appropriately in crisis or emergency situations
Works well with others
Able to work alone
Manages and administers time effectively
Able to express own needs
Adapts well to change
Has a healthy sense of humor
Knows own limits
Cares for own needs
Is flexible in new and unexpected situations
Is a respected leader
Exhibits positivity and enthusiam
Overall, how would you rate the applicant?
Excellent, one of a kind
Great, top 10%
Good, no reservations
Alright, some reservations
Not right for this position
Please share any additional comments you may have about the applicant.
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