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SLI Ambassadors

Undergraduate Ambassador Program

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The Goal

Allow undergraduate students the opportunity to become engaged as an undergraduate leader for the SLI. Students will serve as ambassadors, representing the SLI in their respective classes and campus organizational involvement. Students will also have an active role in organizing and running SLI events on campus and within the community. 
Please note these are volunteer positions.

Have an Interest in Getting Involved?

  1. Commit to serving on the student advisory subcommittee to the Quality Enhancement Plan “Sustainability Literacy Institute as a Bridge to Addressing 21st Century Problems” and to provide feedback to the QEP director on the ongoing development and implementation of the QEP
  2. Attend ambassador orientation (date TBD)
  3. Attend ambassador monthly meetings (average of 3-4 per semester)
  4. Write one blog post contribution each year
  5. Participate in one activity of over 3 hours in duration during the course of the semester (such as Sustainfest, outreach, community service, assisting Graduate Assistants or Fellows as needed)
  6. Participate in two activities of less than 3 hours during the course of the semester (such as tabling, outreach, assisting Graduate Assistants or Fellows)
  7. Serve as a SLI representative across campus in the undergraduate community
  8. Ambassadors are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner when representing The Sustainability Literacy Institute.

Have an Interest in Social Media Outreach & Campaigns?

We are also looking for digital ambassadors who would be more focused on social media outreach and campaigns! 
  1. Commit to serving on the student advisory subcommittee to the Quality Enhancement Plan “Sustainability Literacy Institute as a Bridge to Addressing 21st Century Problems” and to provide feedback to the QEP director on the ongoing development and implementation of the QEP
  2. Attend ambassador orientation (date TBD)
  3. Attend ambassador monthly meetings (average of 3-4 per semester)
  4. Write one blog post contribution each year
  5. Help the SLI Outreach Fellow, Outreach Fellow graduate assistant, and SLI administrative assistant with social media platform management
    1. This would require a minimum of 2 hours per week
    2. Help the SLI Ambassador leaders organize meetings and online communications
    3. Serve as a SLI representative across campus in the undergraduate community
    4. Ambassadors are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner when representing The Sustainability Literacy Institute.

The Sustainability Literacy Institute Undergraduate Ambassador Program has a rolling application process. Students are encouraged to apply early in the fall and spring semesters. Qualified candidates are invited for an in-person interview. The number of applicants accepted is dependent upon the number of positions available.