Student Government: SAO Basic Needs & Involvement Director

Contact Information

Name: Travis Haskin



Payrate: Volunteer

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Varies between approx .5-7 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances

Start Date: Oct. 24, 2022

End Date: June 10, 2023


Job Number: 0008-5139-2022

Last Date to Apply: Oct. 16, 2022


The Student Advocate Office (SAO) is an executive, non-partisan office of the ASUCD. We offer free, private casework services, resources, and guidance to any student(s) navigating issues with the University, as represented by the Office of the Student Support and Judicial Affairs (OSSJA). Our goal is to ensure that each student is fully educated on campus policies regarding academic and behavioral misconduct. All support is centered around students and aims for an equity-based approach.


As a part of ASUCD, you agree to subscribe to the ASUCD Newsletter.

  • Advise students of existing internal ASUCD basic needs services such as the Pantry and Aggie Compass as well as external resources
  • Work alongside ASUCD basic needs services such as HAUS, the Pantry, and Aggie Compass to host interactive events centered on accessing resources 
  • Manage our basic needs database and curate our spreadsheet so that it has the most relevant resources when advising


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Critical reading and analysis skills

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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