Interested in joining the program? To be considered for our program, candidates must be enrolled and in good academic standing at Dominican, and must submit both the application and recommendation form for the 2014-2015 academic year by Friday, August 1st, 2014. Submit completed applications to the Office of Admissions attention: Ambassador Program. Competitive applicants will also be asked to a face-to-face interview. Check back for the 2015-2016 application dates.
Please contact Joshua McCay at 415.257.1370 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about the application.
The Dominican 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 - 9:00 pm Monday through Thursday. Campus tours are scheduled at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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.
Ambassadors should be prepared to answer questions regarding housing, financial aid, the application process, admissions, current student body, university history, organizations, campus life, events. Specific tasks:
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. Student Ambassadors participate in 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 service organizations in the Bay Area.
To be selected as a Student Ambassador at Dominican is an excellent opportunity for personal and professional growth. Students who are selected as Ambassadors typically possess these traits and qualities:
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: