Job Opportunities

Become a Neighborhood Ambassador

Neighborhood Ambassadors tablingDid 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!

Job Description

Neighborhood Ambassador Job Description
$8.50 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.

Qualifications

-         University of Montana student enrolled in 6 credits or more

-         2.5 GPA or higher

-         Preference 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

Expectations

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 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:

  • www.facebook.com/UMNeighborhoodAmbassadors
  • www.twitter.com/ASUMneighbors

Apply on Handshake or our Facebook Page!

Questions? Contact Jordan Lyons, Director, ASUM Renter Center

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