Our Ambassadors have delivered more than 5,000 presentations and introduced more than 125,000 people to Road Scholar's experiential learning opportunities. If you’ve enjoyed Road Scholar programs, like meeting new people and feel comfortable speaking in front of a group, we’d love to welcome you to the Ambassador team!
Our Ambassadors will tell you that the greatest benefit of being the “face of Road Scholar” in their communities is getting to meet new people and sharing their love of learning and travel. But that’s not where the perks end.
Benefits of Being a Road Scholar Volunteer Ambassador
Discounts - You’ll receive a $500 credit toward any Road Scholar program of your choice for every 100 names you add to the Road Scholar mailing list.
It’s fun! - As an Ambassador, you’ll be a Road Scholar spokesperson. You’ll have opportunities meet new people and attend exciting events, including trade shows, local conferences and more.
We make it easy - We’ll walk you through the process and provide all the support you need to be a successful Ambassador. We also reimburse mileage, so you won’t sweat the small stuff.
Roles & Responsibilities
Volunteer Ambassadors are an integral part of Road Scholar's community outreach effort and act as the face of Road Scholar in many communities. An Ambassador’s primarily role is to proactively communicate a positive image of Road Scholar, focusing on reaching out to older adults to introduce them to the joys of educational travel and lifelong learning.
Profile of a Road Scholar Ambassador
Enthusiasm for Road Scholar and its mission to inspire adults to learn, discover and travel
Participation in at least one Domestic and one International program; at least one program within the past two years
Great verbal communication skills and ability to deliver presentations within your local community
Reliable Internet access
Basic Ambassador Responsibilities
A minimum commitment of one year is preferred
Conduct at least one presentation each quarter (four presentations during a 12-month period)
Collect names of newcomers to Road Scholar at presentations to be added to the mailing list
Seek out and schedule Ambassador speaking opportunities with community organizations and local media to positively present Road Scholar's public image
Strategically place, monitor and update Road Scholar informational materials in public locations with high traffic (i.e., libraries, community centers, retirement communities)
Dial into at least one training webinar each quarter