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What does a Student Ambassador do?

  • Welcome and greet the public at Relay events.

  • Provide information about Relay to guests.

  • Develop an expanded knowledge about Relay’s mission and purpose

  • Conduct community engagement with Relay or Partners of Relay

  • Work with diverse populations and provide tips on being a successful student.

  • Attend required training and meetings.

  • Assist with creative elements for Relay, including but not limited to social media management, newsletters, and other communication tools.

  • Other duties as assigned

What are the benefits of becoming a Student Ambassador?

Becoming a Student Ambassador is an opportunity to cultivate diverse skills that can be applied in various settings, from soft skills to professional competencies. In today's competitive landscape, employers and educational institutions value more than just academic achievements; they appreciate individuals actively engaged in their communities and demonstrating a commitment to service. Individuals develop leadership abilities that enhance their resumes, university applications, and scholarship opportunities by participating as a Student Ambassador. They also receive valuable letters of recommendation, establish connections within their communities, and contribute to educating others about the mission of Relay Heroes Today Leaders Tomorrow.


  • Must be in grades 5th to 11th

  • Completed 4th grade but not graduated high school yet

  • Maintain passing grades or have a 3.0 GPA; a letter of explanation is accepted if not meeting the GPA requirement

  • Commit to 12 months of service

  • Showcase strong communication skills, both written and verbal, along with interpersonal abilities

  • Display leadership, initiative, dependability, discipline, and enthusiasm

  • Attend half-day training sessions

  • Take part in Relay's Annual Fundraiser

  • Engage in at least 2 Relay community-sponsored/partnered events

More info: Relay Student Ambassador Program

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