together we can change the world

Together We Can Change the World

One Community members are the core of our non-profit sustainability think tank. There are currently two options for membership: Pioneer Membership and Satellite Membership. Choosing either of these options does not cost anything but it does require an extensive application process, specific training, and a minimum time commitment to what we are creating

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WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR   ●   TIME EXPECTATIONS   ●   OTHER INVOLVEMENT OPTIONS

CREATING THE FUTURE

the future in our hands, our world, our earth, one community, forging the future, the work that needs to be doneOur team is a group of world-change people. We have come together without prior knowing of each other, from diverse backgrounds, and with a shared set of values and a vision to live for The Highest Good of All. We are creating One Community as the first of many self-sufficient and self-replicating teacher/demonstration communities, villages, and cities to be built around the world and everything we create is an evolution built on the foundation of prior stages. We are in full-swing of creating One Community and looking for those people interested in working on everything we are finishing and evolving in preparation for our move. We are also looking for those who desire being a part of the initial group of 40-50 Pioneers who will be moving onto the property to demonstrate all the components One Community is open source project-launch blueprinting:

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TO JOIN OUR TEAM
Click Here for the Pioneer Application Click Here for Satellite Member Application Click Here for our Partnership Application

DETAILS OF MEMBERSHIP

If you consider yourself an elite individual within your field and possessing a mindset for The Highest Good of All, then we’d love an application from you because you might be a good fit for our team. This section outlines the types of membership available, the benefits of being a pioneer, member expectations, what we provide, and what we need.

TYPES OF MEMBERS

We have three distinct types of membership with One Community: Community Pioneer Members, Satellite Members, and Future Community Members. Community Pioneer Members are the core team creating One Community now and the group that will move to the property to live full-time and “pioneer” the continued evolution and sharing of the ultra-green, fulfilled living, and eco-sustainable community model that is One Community. Satellite Members are members interested in joining us remotely and virtually only, working from wherever in the world they choose via computer and telephone. Future Community Members will be selected by the Pioneers and will have the option to apply once the Pioneers have built the necessary infrastructure for new membership. We are also always seeking like-minded partners and consultants to add to the team.

BENEFITS OF BECOMING A PIONEER

● The initial creation stages are happening right now and for those of us with the “Pioneering Spirit” this stage of creation is exciting, fun, stimulating, and pleasantly challenging to be a part of.

● Each individual Pioneer will own one of the earthbag domes of Pod 1 (couples will thus own a pair) after 18 months of contributing and living on the property and will be part of the group that decides through consensus how to proceed with home ownership in relation to the much more elaborate strawbale homes that will be built as village #2.

● Everyone who joins the team is part of the decision making process for every individual that comes after them and the Pioneer Team will be the group that evolves and operates the sponsorship process for each member of the second group to join us on the property.

● All Community Members have first right of refusal to buy structures if someone leaves One Community and decides they want to sell one of the structures they helped build and own.

● Community Pioneers will also have the option to upgrade their homes each time a new pod is built – making them the only people projected to be able to move into one of the most desirable tree houses in Pod 7 without any financial investment. This is a very nice ‘perk’, considering the Pioneers who stay on the property will also be a part of all aspects of the design and implementation leading up to the construction of this final sustainable village model.

● As with all pioneers, we are doing something nobody else has ever done, which is uniquely special. Nowhere in the world is there a community dedicated like we are to building self-sufficient and self-replicating teacher/demonstration communities, villages, and cities celebrating sustainabilityfulfilled living, art, music, learning, connection, freedom, and abundance like One Community. It is unique and perfectly timed, and while many communities will follow in the footsteps of One Community, there will always be only one group of One Community Pioneers.

EXPECTATIONS FOR JOINING

There is no financial investment to becoming a One Community Pioneer, only a time requirement. Look at our updates page and our ongoing progress blog to see everything we are working on and accomplishing right now. These items are necessary for us to receive full-funding and must be completed before we can move onto the property. Minimum time expecations to be a Pioneer at this phase of development is 6-10 hours. For community contribution details on the property, please read our Community Contribution Page.

WHAT IS PROVIDED ONCE WE MOVE

● Experience, coaching, structure, leadership, and finances to create everything on this site
● Food, power, internet, phone, daily entertainment, on-going education, and all building materials and equipment
● Communal living space until your own home is built – a home you own after 18 months of membership on the property
● Resource Based Economy provided vehicles, cellphones, computers, laptops, appliances, etc.

NEEDED FOR THE MOVE TO THE PROPERTY

● A “pioneering spirit”
● A consciousness focused on The Highest Good of All
● The financial fortitude/freedom to step away from whatever you are doing now

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

Fill out the One Community Invitation Form, e-mail it back to us, and we will review it and set up a Q&A interview time if we’re a good fit.

Click Here for the Pioneer Invitation Form
Click Here for the Satellite Member Invitation Form

ONE COMMUNITY UNFOLDING

This next section describes what a One Community member can expect when joining One Community.

FIRST MONTH IF YOU JOIN ONE COMMUNITY

Highest Good society, fulfilled living, enriched life, enriching life, living to live, how to live an enriched life, keeping it all running, sustainable living, social architecture, fulfilled living, thriving, thrivability, emotional sustainability, the good life, a new way to liveOnce a person joins our team, it is important to us that that you are able to get up to speed as quickly and smoothly as possible and always know who you should talk to if you have questions, etc. As part of the interview process we will have already explored where you would most like to contribute to the broad diversity of projects One Community is developing. The next step is connecting you to both your Welcome Team Facilitator and Project Team Facilitator who are here to help new people to get to know the rest of the team, to understand how we are operating, the details of the project you will be working on, what to do first, Weekly Team Member Call details, etc. The first week is your orientation. The rest of the first month is spent working with your Welcome Team Facilitator and Project Team Facilitator to answer any and all questions so you can feel as equally involved and understanding of everything that is happening (and how we operate) as everyone else.

WELCOME TEAMS   ●   PROJECT TEAMS   ●   WEEKLY CALLS

TIME REQUIREMENTS UNTIL WE MOVE ONTO THE PROPERTY

Highest Good society, fulfilled living, enriched life, enriching life, living to live, how to live an enriched life, keeping it all running, sustainable living, social architecture, fulfilled living, thriving, thrivability, emotional sustainability, the good life, a new way to liveThe amount of preparation, projects, and bringing together of everything that is necessary for a successful move onto the property with a project like this is immense. For Pioneers and Satellite Members, we require a minimum of 4-6 hours of tangible contribution and participation in two weekly calls – a minimum expectation of about 10 weekly hours. This will continue until the last couple of months before we move onto the property when the Pioneer Team will predictably be engaged full-time with the details and the move. Here are the pages most relevant to where we are now in our process:

WORKING ON   ●   BLOG   ●   ONE COMMUNITY NOW   ●   TIME EXPECTATIONS

MOVING ONTO THE PROPERTY (PIONEERS)

Highest Good society, fulfilled living, enriched life, enriching life, living to live, how to live an enriched life, keeping it all running, sustainable living, social architecture, fulfilled living, thriving, thrivability, emotional sustainability, the good life, a new way to liveWelcome to the property! We all move in to The Bunkhouse (or winter-ready structures provided by the individual) and the community process begins. There are a huge diversity of details that don’t make sense to try and organize and decide until we arrive on the property. The first week will be focused on these details including things like the organization of meals, daily living details, our infrastructure building schedule, and organizing and planning the specifics of how to best document and continue open source sharing it all. For more information see:

THE PROPERTY   ●   WHAT WE’LL BUILD   ●   TIME ALLOCATION PROJECTIONS

MONTH ONE ON THE PROPERTY (PIONEERS)

Highest Good society, fulfilled living, enriched life, enriching life, living to live, how to live an enriched life, keeping it all running, sustainable living, social architecture, fulfilled living, thriving, thrivability, emotional sustainability, the good life, a new way to liveWe expect to be settled and have the basics of morning and evening classes and entertainment, meal times, community contribution schedules, meeting frequency, etc. established within the first few weeks. Completing this we will then be focused primarily on living the experience and open source project-launch blueprinting all the different aspects of it including: FoodEnergyHousingEducationRecreationSelf-governanceEntrepreneurship, and more. The more fun we have, the more beautiful we can make our environment, and the more we share it all the better it supports our success as a world changing organization AND the creation of additional teacher/demonstration communities, villages, and cities elsewhere. Take a look at these pages for a better understanding of what daily living will look like:

DAY IN THE LIFE   ●   COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION   ●   HIGHEST GOOD SOCIETY

YEAR ONE ON THE PROPERTY (PIONEERS)

Highest Good society, fulfilled living, enriched life, enriching life, living to live, how to live an enriched life, keeping it all running, sustainable living, social architecture, fulfilled living, thriving, thrivability, emotional sustainability, the good life, a new way to liveWhat year one will specifically look like will be decided by us as a team. There are a diversity of projects to be built and many dynamic variables that can affect our preferred course of action. With this in mind, the best approach is to know we’ll use the consensus process and decide what is in The Highest Good of All as a group on the property. We are calling the initial group the Pioneer Team because it truly is a pioneering venture due to all the unknowns and the fact that nobody has ever done anything quite like this.

Our vision is that all the preparations we are making now will be what’s needed so that by the end of the first year the SEGO Center and the earthbag village (Pod #1) will be well on their way and everyone who started with us will be living in, or preparing to live in, a home they helped build. Our goal is to be producing enough food to feed our entire group and working on tripling production to support our tourism business as we organized the first steps for building village #2. The reality is, however, that there are too many variable to know for certain.

What we DO know is that it’s already a life-changing adventure, already a lot of fun, and going to get even better and more fun. We also know that the long-term world-change and financial projections for what we are creating are realistic to the best of our calculations, that we’ve built significant time and financial buffers into everything we are creating to account for the expected unexpected, and that we won’t move onto the property until we agree as a group that we are ready to do so and expect to be successful.

ABOUT OUR FOUNDER   ●   ABOUT OUR TEAM   ●   ABOUT OUR VISION

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HOW TO JOIN ONE COMMUNITY

To join One Community, please complete one of these applications:

Click Here for the Pioneer Application Click Here for Satellite Member Application Click Here for our Partnership Application

SUMMARY

We are a unique, ground breaking, values based organization that is comprised of a diverse set of individuals all working towards the goal of creating open source blueprints for and demonstrating a sustainable society. We are seeking hardworking, solution oriented individuals that possess a for The Highest Good of All mindset to help us create this. If you are interested in joining or helping One Community as a member, there are currently two options available: Pioneer Membership and Satellite Membership. Additional community membership options will be decided by the Pioneer Members when the infrastructure is available. We also invite you to join our e-mail list for people interested in being part of a Weekend Work Crew and/or to following our progress on TwitterFacebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

FREQUENTLY ANSWERED QUESTIONS

Q: Where is the property located?

Click here for the property details page.

Q: How much does it cost to join One Community?

It does not cost anything to join One Community.

Q: How does One Community intend to financially support itself?

Please see our revenue streams page.

Q: I have financial debt, can One Community help me?

Please see this page: The Importance of Financial Stability for One Community Pioneers and Our Global Goals

Q: I am currently not a US resident, can I become a One Community member?

Please see this page: One Community International Applicants Page

"In order to change an existing paradigm you do not struggle to try and change the problematic model.

You create a new model and make the old one obsolete. That, in essence, is the higher service to which we are all being called."
~ Buckminster Fuller ~