Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful launching ‘Young Ambassadors’ program in August

In partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is seeking high school students from diverse backgrounds to join the Young Ambassadors program to help keep Pennsylvania beautiful.

The program will be open to rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade students.

Candidates for the program should be passionate about the environment and their community and committed to making Pennsylvania the best place to live, work and play through volunteerism, leadership and community stewardship.

AMBASSADORS ARE REQUIRED TO
  • Commit to one schoolyear of service as an Ambassador and represent and uphold the mission and values of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful,
  • Attend the virtual orientation, review the Ambassador handbook and sign the participation agreement,
  • Attend four virtual education and training workshops throughout the year and up to two virtual networking events,
  • Organize and participate in at least one community cleanup event through Pick UP Pennsylvania,
  • Conduct one community education event or activity targeting peers or youth in your community,
  • Promote your participation and community impact on social media.
KEEP PENNSYLVANIA BEAUTIFUL WILL PROVIDE
  • A Young Ambassador of Pennsylvania handbook, outlining program expectations, requirements and rules for engagement,
  • On-going technical assistance and guidance to program participants,
  • Access to industry experts and Pennsylvania elected and public officials through various workshops and networking events,
  • A promotional toolkit,
  • Program merchandise and cleanup supplies

Applications will be available in August. For more information, click here.

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