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Become a Math Faculty Ambassador!

If you're proud to be a UWaterloo student and you're enjoying your student experiences in the Faculty of Mathematics, then we need you! Please sign up to become a Math Faculty Ambassador!

Math Ambassadors preparing for our Fall Open House event.

About the program

This is a volunteer program that will put your pride, experience, and knowledge to work; increase your knowledge of campus and the Faculty of Mathematics; and help to develop your leadership skills. You'll have the opportunity to share your valuable  insight and experience with high school students and their parents in one of two available ambassador roles:

  • Math Faculty Ambassador
  • Senior Math Faculty Ambassador

See the role descriptions below.

Note: If you have volunteered at open house events in the past and want to help again, please apply through the Math Faculty Ambassador program.

 

Math Faculty Ambassador

Senior Math Faculty Ambassador

Number of spots

80 - 100 selected each term

Approximately 20 selected each term (1-2 students per program)

Requirements
  • Any academic level
  • Passion for UWaterloo Mathematics and community
  • Commitment to your program and to recruiting the best and brightest students in Mathematics
  • Welcoming attitude, and a willingness to help others
  • Academic level at least 2A
  • Good academic standing or higher
  • Must be living locally during the term you apply for
  • Passion for UWaterloo Mathematics and community!
  • Commitment to your program and to recruiting the best and brightest students in Mathematics
  • Welcoming attitude, and a willingness to help others
  • Must also apply to be a Math Faculty Ambassador 
Mandatory training One (or more) Open House training session(s) the week before the open house One Senior Ambassador training session at the beginning of the term in addition to the Open House training session(s)
Responsibilities
  • Volunteer at the open house that takes place during the term of your appointment
  • Maintain a professional attitude throughout the term
  • Be a positive role model and have fun sharing your experiences with prospective students!
  • Attend and actively participate in monthly meetings
  • Plan and lead training events for Math Faculty Ambassadors
  • Maintain a professional attitude throughout the term
  • Be available to prospective students and families to answer questions and lead tours
  • Be a positive role model and have fun sharing your experiences with these students!
  • Briefly tell your UWaterloo experience in a profile on our Faculty of Mathematics website
  • Take on a leadership role in our on- and off-campus recruitment events

Note: Positions are held for one term at a time, so you'll need to apply at the beginning of each term that you wish to participate in the program.

Math Ambassador Johnson is ready for Fall Open House to start.Apply now!

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Benefits of becoming a Math Faculty Ambassador

  • Share your passion for life at UWaterloo.
  • Connect with students like you in the Faculty of Mathematics.
  • Meet high school students who want to be where you are doing what you're doing in the Faculty of Mathematics at UWaterloo.
  • Get to know more about the Faculty of Mathematics, and meet professors and staff.
  • Enhance your résumé with volunteer experience.
  • Gain valuable references.
  • And much more!

Meet our current Senior Math Ambassadors!