Thank you for your interest in working with the Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP). EAOP provides information, workshops, and academic advising to students who are a part of the program with the goal of increasing the number of students who are eligible to pursue postsecondary opportunities.
Assist EAOP Regional Assistant Directors (RADs) to provide early and on-going academic and career advisement to program participants in K-14 including 'a-g' course planning, college entrance exams, goal setting, career exploration, and general college related information. This may be accomplished in groups or individually at school sites (in Solano, Yolo and Sacramento counties). Responsible for updating, maintaining and processing student files and information. Assist with making logistical arrangements for programs including field trips, family/community programs, and other events and related activities. Meet regularly with RADs to discuss, plan, and report on activities and assignments. Attend all mandatory monthly training, workshops, and programs. Be available to work occasional evenings and weekends. Complete other tasks as assigned by EAOP staff.
MUST BE ABLE TO WORK AT LEAST 4-6 HOUR BLOCKS MONDAY – FRIDAY (A MINIMUM OF 2 DAYS PER WEEK) AND OCCASIONAL WEEKENDS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8 AM AND 3 PM. Hours are flexible and varied.
Since our work revolves around the schedules and needs of the schools we serve, the number of work hours available will depend on the availability of the SOA; we cannot guarantee a minimum number of work hours per week. “Outreach” hours are between the hours of 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, so we ask that SOAs have 4-6 hour blocks between those hours.
Must be dependable, have strong presentation and oral and written communication skills, and academic advising, tutorial and/or mentoring experience with disadvantaged students and families. Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision and maintain effective work relationships. Must have basic keyboarding skills with knowledge and understanding of computer technology and office software. Must have knowledge of matriculation to the UC and other segments of higher education. Communication skills in a second language is desirable. Subject to a background check and TB test. May be required to have a valid CA license and drive to and from schools, homes, and community organizations. May be required to show proof of auto insurance and participate in the DMV Pull Notice system.
What to Expect
Your role as a Student Outreach Assistant (SOA) is critical in the success of our work. If selected, you can expect a rich and rewarding experience, as well as staff support in your professional development and academic success. However, in kind we expect your commitment and dependability. Applications are available in February. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please feel free to contact Monica Pena-Villegas via email or call (530) 752-9227.
To apply, you must be a UC Davis undergraduate student. For application information, please visit the Internship and Career Center at icc.ucdavis.edu