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The Community Ambassadors (CAs) are an integral part of the community engagement program within the Campus Involvement Center.
CAs are part of our overall staff team. Our 5 core focus areas are : engaging off campus students community service community partnerships leadership opportunities campus partnerships
Job Description CAs serve as community engagement peer leaders and the core functions of the position include; Serve as community engagement peer leaders within the campus and off campus communities.
Plan and implement regular, sustainable community service oriented projects for all students. Serve as role models to students living within the community to practice good neighbor habits.
Share and interpret city and university information to students living off campus. Address neighborhood problems that arise due to lack of information such as (noise, multi-
house party, and trash issues) Communicate student concerns to the University administration Assist in preparing residence hall students for the transition to living off campus.
Work with both Ohio University and Athens to create a greater sense of community on the part of students and permanent residents through community engagement activities.
Minimum Qualifications -Applicants must be Ohio University students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program for the entire 2019-
2020 academic year. A 2.5 accumulative grade point average is required, and must be maintained for continued employment.
Applicants must be in good conduct standing with the University (i.e., not currently on disciplinary probation). Desired applicants should be planning to live off campus for the 2019-
20 academic years. On campus students with leadership experience may be considered as well. Desired Qualifications for Selection Leadership potential, as evidenced by previous community engagement and leadership experiences plus two positive recommendations.
High level of maturity exhibited in sound judgment, emotional stability, flexibility, strong communication skills and willingness to accept responsibility.
Strong interpersonal skills through proven ability to interact effectively with others, as perceived through the interview process.
Time Commitment The CA position and compensation is based upon 10 hours per week.
Door to doors 3 hours Community Engagement / Service projects 3 Weekly team meetings & supervision 2
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position.
Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access / equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce.
Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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