MPC Lobos Ambassadors

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The MPC Lobos Ambassador program is a leadership program that offers Monterey Peninsula College students the opportunity to represent and promote MPC to prospective and current students, their families, and other guests.   Lobos Ambassadors are current students and play an important role in connecting new students to MPC.  They serve as Monterey Peninsula College representatives throughout the district community and, through sharing their personal experiences at MPC, help to inform visitors to the college about what it is like to be an MPC student.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in leadership workshops, in-service training, and other professional development activities
  • Support and assist in the delivery of outreach services
  • Lead campus tours
  • Represent MPC during college nights, career fairs, school visits, and other informational events
  • Assist in the planning and/or implementation of special events such as Welcome Day, New Student Orientation, open houses, High School Assessment Event, Transfer Day, and Commencement
  • Meet and greet prospective students, families, alumni, and special guests
  • Provide directions, general information, and assistance to visitors, students and staff
  • Assist in Foundation fundraising/community relation efforts
  • Represent the college at off-campus events as needed
  • Provide assistance in the Lobos Ambassador office
  • Assist other departments on campus in related outreach activities
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings

 

Eligibility Criteria

Students who are selected as Lobos Ambassadors possess strong interpersonal skills, leadership qualities, a genuine interest in meeting new people, and a sense of school spirit and pride.  A Lobo Ambassador should be motivated, a team player, respectful, enthusiastic, responsible, dependable, and punctual.  Ambassadors will have flexible work hours and will be paid $10.50 an hour.

Minimum

  • Be a currently enrolled student at MPC
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units for both Fall and Spring
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings
  • Maintaining a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • 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

Desirable

  • Have completed at least one year as a student at MPC
  • Ability to work 6-8 hours a week
  • Be able to effectively communicate with people of diverse cultural, social, and educational backgrounds
  • Must commit to working a full academic year and attend training