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Program Vision

CPHR Alberta Campus Ambassadors support the goals and vision of CPHR Alberta by enhancing students’ educational experience and acting as a liaison between CPHR Alberta and the student body.

Purpose

Campus Ambassadors are liaisons between CPHR Alberta and student life on campus. They spread the word of events, the CPHR designation, and grow the brand of the association within the campus community.

Positions Available

Ambrose University

  • Campus Ambassador
  • Deputy Campus Ambassador

Athabasca University

  • Campus Ambassador
  • Deputy Campus Ambassador

Bow Valley College

  • Campus Ambassador

Concordia University Edmonton

  • Campus Ambassador
  • Deputy Campus Ambassador

NAIT

  • Campus Ambassador
  • Deputy Campus Ambassador

Mount Royal University

  • Campus Ambassador
  • Deputy Campus Ambassador

MacEwan University

  • Campus Ambassador
  • Deputy Campus Ambassador

Norquest College

  • Campus Ambassador

Red Deer College

  • Campus Ambassador

SAIT

  • Campus Ambassador
  • Deputy Campus Ambassador

University of Alberta

  • Campus Ambassador
  • Deputy Campus Ambassador

University of Calgary

  • Campus Ambassador
  • Deputy Campus Ambassador

University of Lethbridge

  • Campus Ambassador
  • Deputy Campus Ambassador

About the Campus Ambassador and Deputy Ambassador Positions

Campus Ambassadors will graduate no earlier than Spring 2021. They will act as the primary contact for CPHR Alberta and will lead initiatives and programs at their post-secondary institution.

Deputy Ambassadors will graduate no earlier than Spring 2022 and will support the Campus Ambassador in all program initiatives.

Campus Ambassadors and Deputy Campus Ambassadors will work together to support CPHR Alberta.

Reports to

Avi Sidhu, External Affairs and Post Secondary Liaison

Asidhu@cphrab.ca 403.541.8711

Roles and Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities of a Campus Ambassador & Deputy Campus Ambassador may include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Delivering short presentations in classes
  • Liaising with targeted student groups (i.e., student clubs etc.) to educate and deliver information about CPHR Alberta
  • Being comfortable and able to engage in conversations with HR professionals, including senior HR leaders and CPHR Alberta staff
  • Submitting events and CPHR Alberta program offerings to campus calendar for posting on the internal campus internet
  • Assisting with building CPHR Alberta’s online community by sharing and commenting on CPHR Alberta social media posts – i.e., LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Strategize word of mouth campaigns in your post-secondary institution
  • Collaborate monthly with other Campus Ambassadors in your Chapter and your CPHR Alberta representative via Go-to-Webinar, conference calls, and/or meetings in-person
  • Promote the designation and CPHR Alberta brand on-campus events with the support of CPHR Alberta
  • Help organize information sessions hosted by faculty when CPHR Alberta staff are onsite
  • Attending CPHR Alberta events, as needed
  • Assist in focus groups by gathering and presenting the feedback to CPHR Alberta
  • Developing creative ideas to assist in campus outreach efforts
  • Gather resources and information to increase student-focused program offerings from CPHR Alberta

Why Apply?

You will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with Campus Ambassadors in your chapter, if applicable. Also, as you prepare to graduate and enter the job market, this program will help you network with HR professionals and the staff of your professional association.

This volunteer opportunity is great to put on a resume. Here are some responsibilities you may be able to highlight: developing promotional campaigns, setting deadlines, creating high-value programs at little-to-no-cost, and working with CPHR Alberta staff, faculty, and students to achieve tangible results.

Qualifications and Eligibility

  • Applicants must be CPHR Alberta members
  • Applicants must be a full-time student enrolled in the post-secondary institution that they are applying for and have a Human Resources major/concentration/specialization and/or emphasis
  • Campus Ambassadors must be in the third year of their four-year program and will graduate no earlier than June 2021
    • Exception: Students enrolled in an HR diploma program must be in the first year of their program and graduate no earlier than June 2021   
  • Deputy Campus Ambassadors must be in the second year of their four-year program and graduate no earlier than June 2022
  • Must be an enthusiastic and active student on campus. Preference given to students who have participated in student clubs, student organizations, and have attended professional development events
  • Reliable and committed
  • Strong communication and people skills
  • Friendly professional who is flexible and has great time management skills
  • May be asked to travel to events

Commitment

In the initial cohort of the pilot program, Campus and Deputy Campus Ambassadors will serve until September 30, 2020. Monthly, chapter-level meetings will be for approximately 1 hour between Campus Ambassadors and CPHR Alberta. In addition, ambassadors may be asked to complete work between meetings. The approximate average time commitment is 2-3 hours per month.

Application Process

Submit your application through this webformThe deadline for applications is February 21, 2020. Please attach a letter of recommendation from your professor or instructor supporting your application and an updated resume.  

Timeline

  • January 20, 2020 - applications open  
  • February 21 - applications close  
  • Week of February 24 - applications reviewed, and selected members contacted
  • Week of February 24 – interviews
  • Week of March 3 – appointment letters
  • Week of March 9 – training begins

Questions?

Avi Sidhu, External Affairs and Post-Secondary Liaison 
asidhu@cphrab.ca | 403.541.8711