Did you know there's a student job where you get paid to build friendships and give back to the community?
As a Neighborhood Ambassador, you'll create and promote events, publish a newsletter, and get to know community leaders.
Check out the description and apply below!
Neighborhood Ambassador Job Description
$8.85 per hour, 7 hours per week
Eligible for work-study and internship credit
Neighborhood Ambassadors provide fellow students with information, resources, and opportunities to create a better living environment in their off-campus neighborhood. They act as a liaison between campus, their assigned neighborhood, and student renters in order to enhance communication, collaboration, and problem-solving. This position requires students to go door-to-door to speak with neighbors, deliver newsletters, plan neighborhood events, and think critically about community issues. The Ambassadors work in a team setting and with the guidance of the Program Director and Manager to accomplish these tasks.
- University of Montana student enrolled in 6 credits or more
- 2.5 GPA or higher
- Preference is given to those who live in/around the University District neighborhood
- Demonstrated community involvement, volunteerism, and/or leadership experience
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
The work of a Neighborhood Ambassador has a flexible schedule that can include evenings and/or weekends. The following guidelines apply:
- Ambassadors will work an average of 7-8 hours/week
- Individual schedule is flexible
- No more than 75 hours per semester.
- Weekly meeting attendance mandatory
- Door-to-door knocking on weekend at beginning and end of the semester
* It is your responsibility to create a schedule to meet the required hours each week, but you will receive assistance from the Program Director in completing this task.
Find out more about the Neighborhood Ambassadors:
- "What is a Neighborhood Ambassador" on the Griz Renter Blog