The Motlow Ambassador Program is a unique volunteer opportunity that inspires holistic growth and preparation for life beyond the classroom — equipping you with the skills necessary to succeed.
Ambassadors are recognized as top representatives of the student body and college.
Ambassadors have the opportunity to:
Learn effective leadership techniques
Engage in peer to peer mentorship
Sharpen your professional development competencies
Improve your communication skills
Enhance your resume
Ambassadors are held in high esteem as they strive to be role models within the College and greater community.
Kirsten Moss-Frye, Dean of Students
Motlow Ambassador Program
The Motlow Ambassador Program provides a distinct leadership experience. This is a prestigious volunteer opportunity that promotes holistic growth and development, which will prepare you for the workforce, equipped with the skills necessary to succeed. Motlow Ambassadors learn leadership theory and skills, peer to peer mentorship strategies, professional development, and effective communication skills. The group engages in activities as a team, meeting other students and developing friendships.
Motlow Ambassadors represent the College at distinct special events, assist with local agencies, volunteering and engaging with community leaders. Ambassadors are top representatives of the student body and the college as a whole. They demonstrate knowledge about the college and the multitude of programs and services it provides. They are held in high esteem as they strive to be role models within the College and greater community.
To be considered for the program, candidates must submit an online application. All material must be submitted by Friday, September 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Candidates must be able to attend every scheduled training day and required event.
If you have any questions regarding this application or positions, please contact our Dean of Students Kirsten Moss-Frye at 931-393-1691 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Student Activities & Resource Center, Forrester Hall, Moore County Campus.
In order to be eligible to apply you must:
- Enrolled as an undergraduate at Motlow State Community College
- Maintain an overall GPA of 2.5
- Demonstrate good academic and disciplinary standing
- Maintain at least part time enrollment (attending six hours)
- Commit to attend all required events and trainings
Application is to be submitted by Friday, September 28 at 11:59 p.m.
2018/2019 Commitment Calendar
Interviews will be held the week of Oct. 8-12, 2018 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Contact the Secretary to the Dean of Students, Angelica Dotson at email@example.com to schedule your interview. Your interview will be with the Dean of Students office staff.
Some of the key outcomes ambassadors may learn during training include:
- Motlow Mission, Vision, Values and structure of the College
- Introduction to key administrators and members of the President's Cabinet
- Leadership development skills, ethics and the ambassador creed
- Team building exercises
- Multicultural education
Initial full-day required training date: Friday, October 19, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.*
Students that participate in Back to Basics Student Leadership Retreat on September 14-15 will receive additional information on this and other leadership opportunities at Motlow. Attendance at Back to Basics is highly recommended for all student leaders.
Monthly training dates will be provided at the first training, but ambassadors are expected to attend at least one monthly training day or project scheduled on a Friday. In addition, ambassadors assist the office of Recruitment with campus tours and other community engagement programming efforts, as available.
- November: Holiday Service Project
- December: Christmas parades
- January: Dr. King Day of Service project
- March 9: Spring Gala (required attendance)
- April: Final Wrap Up
- May Commencement (unless graduating)
*All volunteer events qualify for TN Promise.