Voter Ambassador Program

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Are you passionate about getting out the vote? Join the University of Miami Get Out The Vote (GOTV) Initiative and become an official Voter Ambassador through the Butler Center for Service and Leadership and the Division of Student Affairs.

If you are interested in serving as Voter Ambassador, please sign-up for a mandatory online webinar training session and learn more about the program below. 

Mission

The Voter Ambassador Program engages UM students, faculty, and staff to assist the UM community and educate students about the democratic process. The program helps to increase UM student voter registration, voter education, and voter engagement on campus. 

Requirements

  • Voter Ambassadors must:
    • be a current UM student, faculty, or staff
    • be committed to educating peers about the importance of registering to vote and becoming an informed voter
    • self-starter who takes initiative to develop and implement a work plan for voter registration and education efforts 
    • understand and/or learn about the policies and procedures around voter registration in Florida and Miami-Dade County

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Voter Ambassadors will:
    • reach out to the UM community to encourage student to register to vote
    • encourage participation in events and programs sponsored by Canes Vote and Get Out The Vote
    • participate in initial orientation/training, maintain weekly contact with GOTV, and participate in bi-weekly team meetings/updates
    • assist and encourage students to register to vote at events and programs
    • collaborate and partner with student organizations, campus administrators, and faculty to organize voter registration, voter education, and voter engagement efforts

Voter Ambassador Application and Training 

Voter Ambassador Applications and Training Dates will be posted in Fall 2020