Promise Champion
Share your passion and help us make the Oakland Promise vision a reality.
Become a Champion!
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Oakland Promise Ambassador Expectations

Oakland Promise Ambassador Program

The Ambassador Program trains Oakland leaders to engage communities. This engagement will create widespread support and commitment to the long-term sustainability of the Oakland Promise.

Here’s What We Ask of You:

  • Able to commit 2-8 hours per month for one year
  • Attend a one-hour professional development session every three months
  • Commit to one hour of Ambassador training every two to three months
  • Facilitate or attend a minimum of one Oakland Promise event per month (on average 1-3 hours per month)
  • Minimum of 10 one-on-one conversations about Ambassador Program with respective community
  • Recruitment of  a minimum of 10 Champions for the Oakland Promise

What you can expect from us

Stipend–$100 (for travel and time) Reimbursements for Child CareMeeting opportunities with Mayor Schaaf (Meet and Greet or Lunch-ins)
Discounted and free tickets to Oakland Events (Warriors, A’s, Museums, etc.)One on One Career Session with David Silver
Holiday gift cards of $50Letters of Recommendation and professional reference from Office of the Mayor
1 Professional Development session every three monthsProfessional Experience for Resume

Types of Ambassadors for First Year

Types of Ambassador and Number of Ambassadors for 1st year
K2C Liaison (18–one per K2C school)General Engagement with Communities (8)
Future Centers Representative (7–one per school with Future Center)East Bay College Fund Mentor (2)