2019 Ambassador Program – Apply Now!

PAL Ambassadors & Leaders Camp 2018

Ambassadors are a central part of the PAL program. They serve as mentors to students transitioning into arts, and are the most visible members of the program assisting with faculty and university events such as orientation and open day.

They are called upon to draw on their own life skills and experiences in the mentoring of transition year students who may come from a diversity of backgrounds. Ambassadors are relied upon for their interpersonal skills as well as their understanding of university life.

Your contribution will be recognised by enrolment in our leadership unit, CC-ENP1008 Peer Ambassador Leadership Mentoring Program.  Minimum criteria must be met.

What we require of you?
Compulsory
  • Attend a residential training camp on the weekend of February 15-17, 2019  
  • Attend Welcome Meeting on Monday, November 19, 2018
  • Attend Pre-Camp meeting on Monday, February 11, 2019
  • Take responsibility for mentoring up to 5 Peers in both semester 1 and 2
  • Attend at least 2 Leader & Ambassador workshops and invited-speaker events per semester.
  • Attend the mid year debrief day – Monday after exams finish in semester 1.
  • Be available to assist with orientation weeks in February and July.
  • Be available to assist with open day – Sunday, August 4
  • Assist with recruitment of peers and ambassadors for the 2020 program.
Optional
  • Develop leadership skills by joining a leaders portfolio  – Academic, Engagement, First in the Family & International Students, Marketing and Social
Ambassador Position Description & Portfolio Information
How to apply
Camp Forms

For more information

For any inquiries, contact arts-transition@monash.edu


Testimonials

The Arts Ambassador program has allowed me to assist new students with the transition into uni life, soften the blow of the speed of semester and to be that person to ask all the little questions to. It was also the key to making new friends, getting involved and gaining new skills – Molly

This year, my Ambassador role has enabled me to pass on some of that knowledge to students in the same position as I was, and also to make some lasting friendships – Nilu

Becoming an Ambassador this year has allowed me to give back to the Monash community and help other students settle in to university life at Monash – Nathaniel

Being an Ambassador allows me to make new friends, gain new skills, get involve with Arts activities and befriend those who experience similar issue as I did – Diana

Being part of the PAL program is probably one of the highlights of my year as PAL seeks to nurture your leadership, communication and academic skills. There are also fantastic opportunities to engage with other Arts students, peers as well as graduates and industry leaders – Kim