Ambassador Work Locations

 

The Youth Ambassador Program began in 2001 to provide job experience to high school students through participation at special events held by non-profit and for-profit organizations in the City of Pasadena. The Program provides opportunities for each Ambassador to gain valuable work experience as docents, attendants, event planners, and as spokespersons for the program. A recent poll asked Ambassadors what they liked about the program. These are a few of their responses:

“I have learned how to work with others”
“Exposure to new opportunities”
“Helping the community”
“Meeting new people”
“Networking with other youth groups and organizations“

 

BROCHURE

YOUTH AMBASSADOR BROCHURE

The City of Pasadena Northwest Programs Division has a great program to provide high school students with on the job experience at special events throughout the year with the City and other non-profit agencies. To qualify for the program, the student must attend a Pasadena High School, obtain parental permission, and complete the registration process.

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Have questions? Any questions? Just call the LA County Resource Line at 626-300-1326 or visit www.211LA.org

Are you a first generation college applicant/ student? Do you have questions? If so, visit https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/first-generation-college-students/ for all the information you need. 

Proud supporters of the City of Pasadena Youth Ambassador Program:

 

•Villa Parke Community Center •N.A.T.H.A •Flintridge Center
•Pasadena Heritage •Ability First •Day One
•Ideal Youth Inc. •Jackie Robinson Center •Robinson Park
•Walt Jackson’s Hot Meals •First Quadrant •Victory Park
•Pasadena Unified School District •La Pintoresca Library •La Pintoresca Teen Center
•Wells Fargo •Cultural Affairs Division •Public Health Department
•MUSE/IQUE •Pro-Musica •Running Roses
•Delta Sigma Theta Sorority •Tournament of Roses •STEAM Coders
•College Access Plan (CAP) •Pasadena Museum of Art •Adelante
•African American Young Women/Men  •Pasadena Running Company •WOW Jam
•collaborate PASadena •Youth Leadership Network

• Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Clazzical Notes  Repair Cafe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALUMNI

Youth Ambassadors Alumni of the Month

Alumni of the Month – Chantrese Wright

Since high school, Chantrese has pursued her jewelry business “Cr8tive Genes” which is on instagram. She does pop up shops and get’s lots of hands on experience! Chantrese says “It’s been an interesting journey, being your own boss isn’t a walk in the park. It’s more like walking through a maze and creating a new […]

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Alumni of the Month – Raymond Price

Alumni of the Month – Raymond Price  Since Raymond was at Pasadena High School he knew he wanted to become a fire fighter. Upon graduating he immediately enrolled into EMT school to become an EMT/ First Responder in order to begin his journey of becoming a fire fighter. Currently, Raymond works with the City of […]

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Alumni of the Month – Omar De la Torre

Alumni of the Month Omar De la Torre Since Omar graduated from high school and the Ambassador program, he has obtained his Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine. After graduating, Omar has been able to hold positions in retail, back office, front office and even security as he works […]

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Alumni of the Month – Ron Ben

Alumni of the Month – Ron Ben  Being in the Ambassadors program really expanded Ron’s knowledge of the City of Pasadena. The program was challenging in a way that allowed him to get ready for the real world. Since he left the program he has graduated from the ArtCenter College of Design and went on to […]

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Alumni of the Month – Logan Patton

Alumni of the Month – Logan Patton  Logan Patton is a 3rd year, English and African American Studies double major at the University of California, Los Angeles. Throughout her time at UCLA she has gone on to write with the Daily Bruin, co-host a sports radio show with UCLA Radio, and even work as an […]

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WAIT LIST REQUEST

WAIT LIST REQUEST

Are you interested in the Youth Ambassador Program? If you can respond “Yes” to the following questions, please fill out the form below.

Do you attend a school in Pasadena?
Are you in the 9th to 12th grade?
Do you have a 2.5 GPA?

Please provide the following information to be added to the wait list for the Youth Ambassador Program:

For more information about the Youth Ambassador Program, please send email to youthambassador@cityofpasadena.net.

HIRE AN AMBASSADOR

HIRE A YOUTH AMBASSADOR

 

If you need youth ambassadors at your next event, meeting, festival, or exhibition, complete the information below at least two weeks in advance. The youth are between the ages of 14 and 18.

SCHOLARSHIPS

SCHOLARSHIPS

January

FIRST Scholarship:

https://www.firstinspires.org/scholarships/blog/wpi2018

NFIB Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship:

https://www.nfib.com/foundations/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards/

Grants for Women:

http://www.grantsforwomen.org/

RMHC U.S. Scholarships:

https://usascholarships.com/rmhc-u-s-scholarships/

Wells Fargo Scholarship:

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/employer/wells-fargo/apiasf-wells-fargo-scholarship

Johnson and Wales University Scholarship:

https://www.jwu.edu/admissions/paying-for-college/scholarships-and-grants.html

LEAP Scholarship:

http://leapfoundation.com/enroll/scholarshipapplication/

Masons of California:

https://www.freemason.org/contribute/scholarships.htm

February

DePauw University Holton Memorial Scholarship:

https://www.depauw.edu/offices/financialaid/types/scholarships-grants/merit-awards/holton/

FIRST Scholarship:

https://www.firstinspires.org/scholarships/blog/community-resource

Optimist International Essay Contest

http://www.optimist.org/member/scholarships3.cfm

 

March

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship:

https://actfnd.academicworks.com/opportunities/126

Rosa Parks Civil Liberties Scholarship:

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/deadline/deadline-in-march/rosa-l-parks-scholarship

Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship:

http://www.naswfoundation.org/lyons_guidelines.asp

FIRST Scholarship:

https://www.firstinspires.org/scholarships/blog/make-school-2018

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx 

FIRST Scholarship:

https://www.firstinspires.org/scholarships/blog/horizons-2018

April

COPA Scholarship Application:

http://www.copapasadena.org/assets/2015-scholarship-application.pdf

Hispanic Scholarship Fund:

https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

Davis- Putter Scholarship fund:

http://www.davisputter.org/apply-for-scholarships/

PFLAG National Scholarship Program:

https://www.pflag.org/scholarship

Hispanic Scholarship Fund:

https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

FIRST Scholarship:

https://www.firstinspires.org/scholarships/blog/Rice-2018 

NOBLE Scholarships:

http://noblenational.org/noble-programs/national-scholarship-application/

Red Thread Foundation for Women:

https://redthreadwomen.org/about/fellowship-program/

Pasadena W&P Educational Scholarship:

https://ww5.cityofpasadena.net/water-and-power/awards/

Georgia Holloway Community Service Scholarship:

http://noblesgv.homestead.com/Georgia_A_HOLLOWAY.pdf

Joe Francomano Scholarship:

https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-ok/scholarships

Maurice Morse Scholarship:

http://naacppasadena.org/scholarship/

AKA Educational Advancement Foundation Scholarship:

https://akaeaf.org/scholarships

EMPOWER Scholarship award:

https://www.allinahealth.org/Courage-Kenny-Rehabilitation-Institute/Programs-and-services/Volunteer-opportunities/EMPOWER-Scholarships/

Jack and Jill of America, Julia Scotton Award:

 https://www.pusd.us/cms/lib/CA01901115/Centricity/Domain/326/Jack%20and%20Jill%20Scholarship%20Application%202018.docx.

San Gabriel Valley NOBLES award:

http://noblesgv.homestead.com/files/scholarships/SGV_Scholarship.pdf

Pasadena Community Awards:

http://pasadenajournal.com/scholarship-opportunities/

ESA Foundation Scholarship:

http://www.esafoundation.org/scholarship.asp

Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship:

https://www.shawncartersf.com/scholarship-fund/

May

Pasadena POA Scholarship:

https://pasadenapoa.com/resources/education/scholarships

Reed Tech Scholarship:

https://scholarships.asu.edu/scholarship/41516

Nordstrom Scholarship:

https://how2winscholarships.com/nordstrom-college-scholarship-for-high-school-juniors/

Taste of Soul Scholarship:

http://tasteofsoul.org/scholarships

MassMutual Scholarship Award:

https://greaterhudson.massmutual.com/news-and-events/scholarship

National Black Police Association Alphonso Deal Scholarship:

http://www.blackpolice.org/scholarships.html

Southland Electrical Supply Scholarship:

https://www.southlandelectrical.com/scholarship.asp

Tylenol Scholarship:

https://www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship

FIRST SpaceX Scholarship:

https://www.firstinspires.org/scholarships/blog/spaceX-2018

Spirit of American Youth Scholarship:

https://americanaatbrand.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Spirit_Application_Form2018_v1.pdf

B Davis Scholarship:

http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

Brandon Jackson Memorial Scholarship:

https://www.bjscholarship.org/scholarship-application.html

Minority Affairs Committee’s Scholarship:

https://www.aiche.org/community/awards/minority-affairs-committees-minority-scholarship-awards-college-students

Chegg Monthly Scholarship:

https://www.chegg.com/scholarships/chegg-1000-monthly-scholarship-may-2018-13717/apply

June

Omega Phi Beta “Reach for Gold” Scholarship:

http://www.omegaphibeta.org/alumnae-association-releases-2018-reach-for-the-gold-book-scholarship-application/

Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship:

https://pasadenacf.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Baha-Scholarship-Info-Sheet.pdf

Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship:

https://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/scholarships/joel-garcia-memorial-scholarship

Abbott & Fenner Scholarships:

http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php

TGMF Walmart First Generation Scholars Program:

https://www.tmcf.org/our-scholarships/current-scholarships/tmcf-walmart-foundation-first-generation-scholars-mentorship-program/14359

California Black Chamber Foundation:

http://www.calbcc.org/scholarship-apply-online

Mom Scholarships:

http://scholarships4moms.net/scholarship-application-for-moms

Center for Advancing Opportunity Undergraduate Scholarship:

https://www.tmcf.org/our-scholarships/current-scholarships/the-center-advancing-opportunity-undergraduate-research-scholarship/11687

TGMF McDonald’s True to HBCU Scholarship:

https://www.tmcf.org/our-scholarships/current-scholarships/tmcf-mcdonalds-true-to-the-hbcu-scholarship/13909

TGMF McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Scholarship:

https://www.tmcf.org/our-scholarships/current-scholarships/tmcf-mcdonalds-inspiration-celebration-scholarship/13907

The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship:

https://www.chairish.com/pages/scholarship-application-design-your-future

Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship:

https://www.akmscholarship.com/

Courage to Grow Scholarship:

https://couragetogrowscholarship.com/

July

Scholarship America Dream Award:

https://scholarshipamerica.org/dreamaward/

Los Angeles Scholarship:

http://www.wtsinternational.org/losangeles//scholarships/

The Lincoln Forum Scholarship:

http://www.thelincolnforum.org/scholarship-essay-contest

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program:

https://www.cia.gov/careers/student-opportunities/undergraduate-scholarship-program.html

August

Metro TCAP:

https://www.metro.net/about/tcap/program-overview/

Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes:

http://ebm.collegesteps.wellsfargoemail.com/r/regf2?a=0&aid=2092274041&n=1

“Make Me Laugh” Unigo Scholarship:

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/make-me-laugh-scholarship/application

September

ARTBA’S Student Video Contest:

https://www.artba.org/foundation/student-video-contest/

COMT Scholarships:

https://www.comto.org/page/scholarshipreq?

Bill Gates Scholarship:

https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

Edison’s STEM Scholarship:

https://www.edison.com/home/community/edison-scholars.html

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship:

https://www.ischolarshipgrants.com/scholarship-by-country/usa-scholarships/xerox-technical-minority-scholarship-20160916/

College Women’s Club of Pasadena Scholarship:

https://pasadenacf.org/funds/college-womens-club-of-pasadena-scholarship-foundation/

Northwood University Scholarships & Grants:

https://www.northwood.edu/financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants/undergraduate

QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship:

https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/scholarship-details

 October          

AES Engineering Solutions Scholarship:

http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

GE-Reagan Foundation:

https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

Pasadena Latino Coalition:

https://www.collaboratepasadena.org/single-post/2018/03/13/Pasadena-Latino-Coalition-2018-Scholarship-Application

La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship:

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/minority-scholarships/la-unidad-latina-foundation-scholarship/

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards:

http://hhfyouthawards.com/2018/forms/welcome.php

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation:

http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

November

Ron Brown Scholarship:

https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/application-timeline

ACES Education Fund:

https://aceseditors.org/awards/scholarships/scholarship-application

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholars Program:

http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/

 

December

Frederick Douglass Scholarship:

https://www.american.edu/learning-communities/douglassscholars/apply.cfm

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes:

https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/

AXA Achievements Scholarship:

https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship:

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/community-service-scholarships/stephen-j-brady-stop-hunger-scholarships/

Burger King Scholars Program:

https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/application-information/

Alliance/Merck Ciencia Hispanic Scholars Program:

http://www.alliancescholars.org/scholarships.html

Crosslites Scholarship Contest:

http://crosslites.org/rules-and-regulations/

Miscellaneous

200 Free Scholarships for Minorities

http://www.blackexcel.org/200-Scholarships.html

Schools: College Insider

https://www.schools.com/

https://www.schools.com/ebook/the-college-insider.pdf

John Muir Scholarship & College Programs

https://www.pusd.us/Page/6500

Top 100 Scholarship Tips

http://www.scholarshipsonline.org/p/top-100-scholarship-tips.html#.W0-BpdVKjIU

AFSA High School Scholarship Contest

https://www.afsascholarship.org/

College Access Plan Programs

https://collegeaccessplan.org/what-we-do/college-access/

Chegg Scholarship List

https://www.chegg.com/scholarships

College Scholarships

http://www.collegescholarships.org/financial-aid/

COMTO Scholarship Program

https://www.comto.org/general/custom.asp?page=scholarships

ECMC Student Resources

https://www.ecmc.org/students/student-resources.html

PrepScholar Community Service Scholarships

https://blog.prepscholar.com/community-service-scholarships-complete-list

College Board CSS Profile (Financial Aid)

https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org/

FASTWEB Business Scholarships & Internships

https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/business-related-scholarships-and-internships

Honeybee Robotics

https://www.honeybeerobotics.com/about-us/santoro-scholarship/

FORBES Best Value Colleges 2017

https://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinehoward/2017/04/26/best-value-colleges-2017-300-schools-worth-the-investment/#673515bec11d

FIRST Alumni Internships

https://www.firstinspires.org/alumni

Wells Fargo FIVE step Financial Aid

https://www.wellsfargo.com/student/five-steps-financial-aid/

FAFSA- Free Application for Federal Student Aid

https://fafsa.ed.gov/

PCC EOP&S Application

https://pasadena.edu/academics/support/eops-foster-youth/eops/index.php

PCC Fee Waiver Application

https://pasadena.edu/admissions-and-aid/financial-aid/available-aid/bogfw.php

PCC Intersegmental GE Transfer Curriculum

https://pasadena.edu/academics/degrees-and-certificates/docs/IGETC.pdf

Career Search

https://www.myskillsmyfuture.org/Target.aspx

AEG Career Opportunities

https://www.aegworldwide.com/careers

Scholarship Search

http://scholarships4students.com/

Helping Hands Book Scholarship Program

https://www.pdffiller.com/5593155-fillable-helping-hands-book-scholarship-program-form-antelopeunion

KAOEF Scholarship Program

https://www.kaoef.org/support/scholarships/

Communications and Public Relations Scholarships

http://www.topdegreesonline.org/scholarships/for-communications-and-public-relations/

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

http://gmsp.org/

COPA Pasadena

http://www.copapasadena.org/

Jackie Robinson Foundation

https://www.jackierobinson.org/

Earl Woods Scholars Program

http://tgrfoundation.org/programs/earl-woods-scholar-program/

Google For Education

https://edu.google.com/intl/no/scholarships/the-generation-google-scholarship/

National Honor Society

https://www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship/

PCC Scholarship Assistance

https://pasadena.edu/foundation/applying-for-a-scholarship.php

Biggest & Best Scholarships of the year

http://time.com/money/4838938/college-scholarships/

Scholarship Directories

https://www.fastweb.com/directory/scholarships-for-african-american-students

https://www.petersons.com/

Youth Service America- Grants & Awards

https://ysa.org/resources/briefing/

Student Resources-Tips & Timelines

https://www.scholarships.com/student-resources/

Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Center

https://roybal-allard.house.gov/students/

U.S. Department of Education

https://www2.ed.gov/finaid/landing.jhtml

California Student Aid Commission

https://www.csac.ca.gov/

Financial Aid

http://www.finaid.org/

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

https://eca.state.gov/

College is Possible

http://www.collegepossible.org/

https://www.howtogetin.com/

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

https://chci.org/programs/chci-scholar-intern-programs/

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund

http://www.maldef.org/leadership/scholarships/

TELACU Education Foundation

https://telacu.com/

NAFEO Nation

http://www.nafeonation.org/

Hispanic Heritage Foundation

https://hispanicheritage.org/programs/leadership/

HACU

https://www.hacu.net/hacu/default.asp

African American Success Foundation

https://blacksuccessfoundation.org/grant-rules/

LACC Foundation

http://www.laccfoundation.org/

Ambassadors Scholarship List

https://ww5.cityofpasadena.net/northwest/youth-ambassadors/

What Kids Can Do

http://whatkidscando.org/index.html

College Board

https://www.collegeboard.org/

Mendez Scholars

http://mendezscholars.org/

RMHC©/HACER© Scholarships

https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html

Sallie Mae Funding

https://www.salliemae.com

https://www.upromise.com/

Saving For College

https://www.savingforcollege.com/college-savings-101

Simple Tuition

https://www.simpletuition.com

College Data

https://www.collegedata.com

Common Application

https://www.commonapp.org/

Fair Test

https://www.fairtest.org/

My Plan

https://www.myplan.com/

National Center for Education Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/

Pearson Education

https://www.pearson.com/us/

Do Something Grants

https://www.dosomething.org/us/about/do-something-awards

City of Hope Academy

https://www.cityofhope.org/education/students-and-youth/summer-student-academy

 

INTERNSHIPS

 

 

Registration

 
Wed 19

SAT Prep Course

September 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wed 19

Wednesday Hot Meals

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Wed 19

Choose My Plate Cooking Class

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu 20

SAT Prep Course

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thu 20

Discovery Day

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu 20

Tutoring – La Pintoresca

September 20 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu 20

Innovation Lab Open Hours

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 20

Tutoring – Villa

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu 20

Stay Turn’t Squad

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fri 21

Teen Game Days

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm