2021-2022 Student Ambassador Application

2021-2022 Student Ambassador Applications Now Open

Deadline July 1, 2021
Apply HERE

Student Ambassadors will represent the Edmond Public Schools Foundation and work to increase and enhance community awareness of the Foundation in the community and their school. Ambassadors have the opportunity to develop leadership and volunteer skills, learn more about how funding for public schools is distributed, utilize their talents to build a professional network while making an impact for their school district.

Opportunities to build skills include: social media promotion, fundraising, newsletter writing, volunteering in the schools, graphic design, public speaking, photography, video creation and editing, event planning, community outreach, network building and collaboration.

Tasks:
-In conjunction with an EPS Board Member representative, represent the Foundation at school speaking engagement
-Join at least one Student Ambassador committee (Fundraising, PR/Marketing, Volunteers)
-Engage with Edmond Public Schools Foundation on social media platforms
-Assist with EPSF fundraising events
-Work as a group to host at least one fundraising event that involves the student population
-Assist with office tasks as needed (i.e. mailings, etc.)
-Attend the monthly Student Ambassador meeting
-Attend one Edmond Public Schools Foundation Board of Directors Meeting
-Plan and participate in the Student Ambassador fundraiser

Members:
Students must be entering 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade for the 2021-2022 school year and provide one reference from a school representative or another nonprofit where they have demonstrated leadership. Students must be able to attend monthly meetings and participate in a committee. Meetings will be the first Wednesday of each month 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Meeting locations will vary depending on the topic and activity.

In addition to Student Ambassador committee work, there will be several guest speakers.  Past speakers have included:   Bret Towne, EPS Superintendent; Joy Hofmeister, OK State Superintendent;  Sheila Stinnett, Edmond Family Counseling, Mental Health; Amanda Bowen, Youth Leadership Edmond Program; and  Duncan Fugitt, EPS Teacher of the Year.  A committee made up of current Student Ambassadors will be working this summer to schedule speakers for the upcoming year.  

Deadline:  July 1, 2021

Notifications of acceptance (please provide an email that you check in the summer) will be sent August 1st.  

Meeting Dates
August 4th:  Orientation and Officer Selection
September 1st:  Superintendent Dr. Angela Grunewald
October 6th:  TBD
November 3rd:  TBD
December 1st:  TBD
January 5th:  TBD
February 2nd:  TBD
March 2nd:  TBD
April 6th:  TBD
May Date TBD:  Student Ambassador Fundraiser

Applications are available at www.edmondpsf.org



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