Halifax West High School

NSISP Student Ambassador NEEDED!!

What is an NSISP Student Ambassador?
The primary role of the Ambassadors is to help international students become familiar with their school and community, and create a deeper relationship with the students around them. The Ambassadors also work with the international student staff to make their school a more internationalized and welcoming environment. The NSISP believes the interaction between student Ambassadors and International students helps both groups develop cross-cultural skills and become better global citizens.

Competencies Required:
a) Cross-cultural skills and awareness.
b) Open-mindedness and willingness to learn from others.
c) Good communication and organization skills.
d) Strong leadership ability and ability to motivate others to participate in activities.  
e) Be willing to give up after school hours and weekends as needed to lead activities.

a) Any grade level.
b) Be in good academic standing.
c) Experience working with people from different cultures and backgrounds would be an asset.
d) Experience organizing events and activities would be an asset.

Specific Job Components
The Student Ambassador is responsible for the following job requirements:
a) Provide school tours and welcoming new international students and international visitors.
b) Work with the school staff liaison and homestay coordinators to organize regular activities for international students in the school and community.
c) Work with school administration to acknowledge and celebrate the international students in their schools.
d) Attend an Ambassador Training Camp in Truro as well as the January/ February Information session within their board.
e) Encourage international students to use and complete their NSISP Passports.
f) Help their schools work towards or maintain NSISP Welcoming School status.
g) Provide an informal monthly report to your ambassador liaison.
h) Keep in good communication with your coordinator and ambassador liaison, and participate in all group led discussions on social media as directed.

Email the application to arichardson@hrce.ca before May 25th.