Student ambassadors

RBC Student Ambassadors are a terrific group of enthusiastic NorQuest College students! They proudly volunteer to represent the college, promote NorQuest programs and services for students, and strongly believe in the importance of an education. RBC Student Ambassadors come from a wide variety of backgrounds, making the group diverse and fun!

Group photo of some RBC Student Ambassadors

What do RBC Student Ambassadors do?

As a RBC Student Ambassador, you will have the opportunity to support NorQuest events and activities throughout the college, and share your passion for education and campus community.

As an RBC Student Ambassador, you will:

  • greet guests of the college and assist in hosting events for visitors
  • represent the college at various events and activities, including information sessions, conferences, orientations, Open House, and Convocation
  • conduct campus tours, and assist visitors by directing or walking them to meeting rooms or event locations
  • share your unique student experience with others
  • speak at public events (only if comfortable doing so)
  • answer questions about NorQuest to the best of your ability

Why get involved?

This volunteer program is a lot of fun! It provides training in communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills. It also enables you to meet many interesting people from the community.

As a RBC Student Ambassador, you will:

  • network with the community
  • receive an honorarium from the program sponsor, RBC
  • receive a certificate of service and a reference letter outlining your contribution and participation in the program
  • gain public speaking experience
  • take part in social events and professional development workshops
  • add this role to your resumé
  • become a student role model
  • develop further social skills and a higher level of comfort with the English language
  • receive a uniform (shirt and vest)

Becoming an RBC Student Ambassador

Before applying to become an RBC Student Ambassador you should be:

  • confident you can balance your studies with your volunteer workload
  • able to contribute your time to various monthly events

To become an RBC Student Ambassador you must:

  • be currently enrolled at NorQuest College
  • keep up with your studies
  • be responsible and dependable
  • enjoy meeting and talking with people
  • demonstrate initiative, respect and integrity
  • be eager and excited to promote the college to the public
  • be motivated to participate in events and assist as needed

Once you are accepted into the program you are expected to:

  • attend a training session and regular meetings
  • complete a minimum of 15 volunteer hours through the year or five hours per term for a minimum of two terms
  • attend required events
  • respect the commitments you make to the RBC Student Ambassador team

Applicants will be on a waitlist and contacted when a spot becomes available.

To apply to the student Ambassador program

Supported by RBCA significant donation by RBC each year allows this program to operate. We sincerely appreciate the support offered to a program that provides dedicated students with unique opportunities.