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 apply. Selected applicants will receive an interview and if chosen, must attend a mandatory training and will be required to help volunteer during the semester. 

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 students to register to vote (outreach will consist of email campaigns, personal outreach to numerous students, and serving as a social media influencer)
    • encourage participation in events and programs sponsored by Canes Vote and Get Out The Vote
    • participate in initial orientation/training, maintain contact with GOTV via idea submission forms, participate in a minimum of four 30-minute tabling shifts per semester, one Recruitment Tabling Event per semester, one E-Board Round Table Forum per semester, one email campaign, and one General Body Meeting. 
    • 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 Information Session

Applications to be a Voter Ambassador are now open:

https://umiami.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5zm1azw7hcCqNz8