Become a Road Scholar Ambassador

A Road Scholar Ambassador is an authorized representative of Road Scholar. Through presentations, events, and personal interactions, Ambassadors promote Road Scholar’s enriching learning adventures in their local communities and beyond, with the goal of growing the Road Scholar audience.

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!

Ambassador Benefits

Road Scholar 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.

Ambassadors earn program voucher credit for completing tasks, like...

  • Hosting Ambassador Presentations in your community
  • Attending local events, festivals and fairs
  • Adding names to the Road Scholar mailing list
  • Staffing conferences or expos as a spokesperson for Road Scholar
  • Engaging in Road Scholar Facebook discussion groups
  • Writing program reviews
  • Posting to personal social media accounts about Road Scholar
  • Contributing to the Ambassador newsletter or the Road Scholar Blog
  • Being interviewed for news articles and podcasts
  • Performing other “Ambassador Challenges” as they come up

We make it easy!
We’ll walk you through the process and provide all the support you need to be a successful Ambassador. We provide a PowerPoint presentation, talking points, brochures, materials for events, and more!

Role & Responsibilities

Road Scholar Ambassadors are responsible for developing, launching and maintaining a proactive word-of-mouth effort on a community level that educates Baby Boomers and beyond about Road Scholar and communicates a positive, current and exciting image of Road Scholar as a university of the world.

Basic Expectations:

  • Commit to a minimum of one year of service
  • Seek out and schedule speaking opportunities or events on your own within your community
  • When called upon, deliver presentations and staff at events arranged by Road Scholar
  • Spread the word about Road Scholar to others you meet in your community or while traveling
  • Build the Road Scholar community by encouraging people you meet to sign up for our mailing list online
  • Participate in trainings and meetings
  • Read the quarterly Ambassador newsletter
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

Does this sound like you?
Apply to be a Road Scholar Ambassador today!

Ambassador Guidebook

Find everything you need to know about being a Road Scholar Ambassador with this handy guidebook. From Ambassador requirements to the presentation process to creating your own press releases, our Ambassador Guidebook has you covered.