Become a Summer Bridge Ambassador

Thank you for your interest in joining the SLC Summer Bridge Ambassador Team! Please expand below to explore opportunities available and submit an application to join us today.

Summer Bridge Ambassadorship Specifics

Available Positions

All positions for the Summer Bridge 2019 ambassadors have been filled— please check back in the Fall for the next Spring listings! 

Compensation

Compensation
  • Positions start at $15.00/hour*

*NoteStudents may not be employed by the University more than 50% time during the fall or spring semester in any combination of titles. Students may work up to 100% time during the summer and during the winter break.

Benefits

Working as a tutor allows you to:
  • Shape the class of 2023
  • Enhance your ability to work collaboratively
  • Bolster your ability to communicate and thrive in a multicultural environment
  • Expand your social and professional connections
  • Become part of a diverse, dynamic, and inclusive service culture

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Past participation in the Summer Bridge program
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Summer Bridge Program goals and objectives
  • Commitment to serving students from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated commitment to community service
  • Demonstrated interest in ensuring educational access and equity  
  • Knowledge of K-12 educational disparities
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment
  • Customer service experience, specifically in the area of phone banking

Program Requirements for Selected Candidates

  • Ability to commit 12hr/wk* during outreach period beginning April 8, 2019 (hours available Mon through Fri between 5PM to 9PM; Sat-Sun 12PM to 5PM)
  • Attend training on Fridays 12-2PM* (beginning February 8, 2019)

*Note: Students may not be employed by the University more than 50% time during the fall or spring semester in any combination of titles. Students may work up to 100% time during the summer and during the winter break. Moreover, if study group attendance drops below 4 for two consecutive weeks, study group hours will be converted to drop-in hours.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare for ambassador training (1-2hrs/wk)
  • Represent UC Berkeley and the Summer Bridge Program
  • Outreach to freshman admits via phone
  • Table at YIELD and other recruitment activities
  • Complete requisite number of calls and accurately record call information
  • Foster an inclusive and welcoming learning environment

Application Procedure

Materials Required

  • General Applicant Information
  • Short responses

Process

  • Submit a complete application
  • Candidates who submit a complete application and who satisfy the minimum qualifications and program requirements will be invited for an interview
  • Candidates are notified of the results of their applications in writing within one week of their interview

Deadline

Applications are due no later than Monday, December 3, 2018 at 11:59PM.

Apply Here

Summer Bridge Ambassador Application

Application Inquiries
Email:  sbridge@berkeley.edu
Phone:  510-643-9908