BRAVE Study Student Ambassador Program

Call for Applications for BRAVE Study Student Ambassador Program
Applications due August 14th

About the BRAVE Study

The Building community, Raising All Voices for health Equity (BRAVE) Study is a study conducted by researchers at UCLA, UCSF, and UC Irvine. The BRAVE Study focuses on understanding the health and well-being of undocumented Asian and Pacific Islander (API) college students and recent graduates in California. The study will utilize an internet-based survey to examine available campus resources for undocumented students, student needs, and perceptions of healthcare access and use. We will begin recruitment in September 2019 among students attending or recently graduated from community colleges, Cal States, and UCs. The overall goal is to make recommendations to better support the needs of undocumented API students.

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Student Ambassador
The BRAVE Study is looking for three highly motivated college students to advise study staff and lead recruitment efforts for the study. Applications are due August 14th. Student Ambassadors will be in the position from September thru December 2019.

General responsibilities include:
● Regular communication with the study team including meetings
● Being available from September 3rd thru 6th for Student Ambassador orientation, including meeting other Ambassadors and the study team (remote participation)
● Developing social media and recruitment materials
● Maintaining social media outreach
● Outreaching to college campuses including but not limited to the following activities: speaking to student organizations and classes, flyering, and coordinating outreach with on-campus staff
● Recruitment for BRAVE internet study
● Communicating with key stakeholders
● Other duties as assigned

● Student currently enrolled in a California public college or university including UCs, CSUs, and community colleges
● Strong ties with community, particularly immigrant, undocumented, and Asian and Pacific-Islander student groups and organizations on their respective campus and throughout California
● Graphic design skills
● Strong organizational and logistical skills, including demonstrated ability to effectively manage
● Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively in one on one and group settings
● Substantial networking skills to build rapport with perspective and current stakeholders
● Ability to work collaboratively with researchers, community organizations, and peers
● Must be flexible with time and able to work some nights and weekends if necessary
● Strong interpersonal relations skills
● Ability to understand and articulate issues of race, migration, class, and sexuality issues
● Experience with social media campaigns a plus
● Experience with community outreach and program planning a plus
● Experience with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) a plus

If you are interested in applying, please send the following to Dr. May Sudhinaraset at
● A current CV
● A short statement, no more than 500 words, detailing: why you want to work on the BRAVE
Study, what skills or experiences you would like to gain from the BRAVE Study, and at least one idea
for recruitment.
● Your availability September 3rd thru 6th for Project Orientation (expect 2-3 hours/day)
● A list of two references

Compensation: Student Ambassadors will receive a $1000 stipend for their work on the BRAVE Study
Additional perks: As this is a member of the BRAVE team, the candidate will receive mentorship from
UCLA, UCSF, and UCI researchers and health professionals, gain research skills, and letters of
recommendation. Students will also have the opportunity to disseminate study results, including through
reports and articles.


Ambassador Program

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