Interested in joining the program? To be considered for our selective program, candidates must be enrolled and in good academic standing at Dominican University of California, and must submit both the application and recommendation form that are provided below no later than Thursday, August 1st, 2013. Completed applications should be submitted to the Office of Admissions attention: Ambassador Program. If you have any questions about the application, please contact Nichelle Passanisi at 415.485.3206 or Nichelle.Passanisi@dominican.edu or Joshua McCay at 415.257.1370 or Joshua.McCay@dominican.edu. Competitive applicants will be asked to a face-to-face interview, after which selected candidates will be notified.
The Student Ambassador application and recommendation form for the 2013-2014 academic year is available here.
The Dominican University Ambassador program runs the entire academic year from the first day of classes through the end of finals.
Ambassadors can schedule their hours for calling between 6:00 to 9:00 pm Monday through Thursday. Campus tours are scheduled at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Our Student Ambassador Program continues to evolve and improve. One recent feature of the Program is it's community service component. Community service has been added to promote outreach and extend the effects of the program to the community at large. Projects are scheduled about once a month, typically on Saturdays. Applicants should be prepared to participate up to eight hours of local community service per semester. The goal of our community service effort is to forge and maintain partnerships between Dominican and organizations in the Bay Area.
Training sessions are held on the weekend following the first week of classes. The first session is on Saturday, 9:00-4:00. The second session is on Sunday, 9:00-12:00. Attendance for both training sessions and the first project are mandatory. Attendees will receive a letter during the summer regarding the retreat itinerary, location, and other program details.
To be selected as a Student Ambassador at Dominican is an honor and an excellent opportunity for personal and professional growth. Students who are selected as Ambassadors possess:
A Student Ambassador should also be:
Ambassadors will have flexible work hours and will be paid starting at $10/hr. Applicants for the Student Ambassador position must be able to attend both training workshops, scheduled interview sessions, and monthly staff meetings. Applicants must also be available for Saturday Dominican programs and community service projects.
Student Ambassador benefits include: