Student Ambassador Program Application

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The Student Ambassador Program is a leadership program that offers Rio Hondo College students an opportunity to represent and promote Rio Hondo College to prospective students, their families, and other guests. Student Ambassadors will be able to help educate visitors about the campus life, history, traditions and achievements of the college through supporting the Student Life & Leadership departments, conducting campus tours, supporting high school recruitment events, and supporting Presidential and Foundation functions. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support Student Life & Leadership department events (Including, but not limited to: Freshman Welcome Days, Information Booths, Senior Preview Day, Women’s History Conference, Commencement)
  • Conduct Campus Tours
  • Meet and greet prospective students, families, alumni, and special guests
  • Assist in Foundation Fundraising/Community Relation efforts
  • Represent the college at off-campus events as needed
  • Provide assistance in the office
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Student Ambassador Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have successfully completed at least six (6) units at Rio Hondo College prior to applying
  • Must be enrolled in and successfully complete six (6) units per semester at RHC
  • Must have and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA at RHC while in the program
  • Must be a student in good standing and not on Academic, Progress, or Disciplinary Probation
  • Must have an updated Education Plan on file at all times
  • Must commit to working a full academic year
  • Must pay the College Service Fee each semester

Student Ambassador Time Commitments

  • Must be available to attend mandatory weekly meetings on  Mondays from 12:00pm - 1:00pm  
  • Must be available to attend all Training Sessions and Retreats Throughout the Year (Next Retreat is August 14-17, 2017)           

Student Ambassador desired Skills/Characteristics

  • Enthusiasm to positively represent Rio Hondo College
  • Knowledge of Rio Hondo College Programs and Services
  • Ability to work with diverse groups
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills in one-on-one and group setting
  • Dependable, outgoing, and enthusiastic
  • Possess the ability to listen, problem solve, and react quickly

Compensation

Student Ambassadors are paid a stipend at the end of each semester that they are in the program. This is according to the most updated stipend scale on file with the Student Life & Leadership Department. It can range from $100-$500 per semester. 

Follow Up Instructions

To be considered, students must submit the application which  are accepted year-round. You will be asked to come in for an interview and provide your letter of recommendation at that time along with a copy of your availability schedule. 

The application process consists of the following: 

  • Completed Student Ambassador Application & Interview
  • A letter of Recommendation from faculty or staff member at RHC
  • Consideration of your Avilability & Ed Plan 
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