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Youth Program Ambassador

Happy Family

What are we looking for?

  • Passion for Making a Difference: A genuine interest in empowering peers and supporting their personal and professional growth. Demonstrated experience in working with youth or involvement in youth-oriented programs is preferred.

  • Excellent Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to engage with diverse audiences effectively. Active listening skills and the ability to empathize with others are crucial.

  • Leadership and Mentoring Abilities: Demonstrated leadership qualities and the ability to inspire and motivate others.

  • Organization and Time Management: Effective organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and follow through on commitments.

  • Flexibility and Adaptability: Willingness to adapt to changing circumstances and handle unexpected situations. The ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Commitment to the Organization's Mission: Alignment with the organization's mission, values, and objectives, and a strong commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of young individuals.

Criteria to Apply:

  • Youth Program Ambassador Program will comprise of 10 students in 9th – 12th Grade residing in the Central Florida Area (Osceola, Orange, Seminole, Polk, and Lake)

    • We encourage students to apply the summer after their 8th grade year

  • Students should aspire to assist Steps Foundation, Inc in its growth and desire to “pledge to make a difference” as a mentor and leader.

  • Students must enjoy community initiatives and making a difference in the areas in which they live.

  • Students should be eager to represent their peers out in the community at events, in meetings, and conferences.

  • Students will serve as Program Ambassadors for 1 year but can serve for a total of 2 years.

    • Students will need to reapply again for year 2.

  • Applications will be done on Step’s Foundation website

    •  Students will need to submit 1 letter of recommendation from (community leader, school administrator, guidance counselor, teacher, or employer)

    • Students must write why they wish to become a youth program ambassador 

  • Students and parents will need to sign travel, medical, and photograph authorization forms  once approved

  •  If more than 10 students apply, the remaining students will still be sent invitations to some of the youth ambassadors functions as “general body members”

Selection Process:

  • Student applications will be reviewed

  • Students will get calls for interviews to see if they are a good fit to become program ambassador

  • Call to parents will be made to ensure they understand program ambassador requirements for students

  • After interviews are complete students will get a notification stating if they were chosen to be an ambassador.

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