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. 

Apply Here to serve as a Voter Ambassador


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. 


  • 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 students/staff/faculty, and social media outreach).
  • 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 student-led events and initiatives, participate in a minimum of four 30-minute tabling shifts per semester, conduct one email campaign, and attend 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

VA ambassador applications will be open from Monday, August 7, 2023, until Friday, September 8, 2023. Applications can be found on Engage.

Information Session #1
Friday, August 4, 2023 at noon
Information Session #2
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at 1 p.m.
Information Session #3
Tuesday, August 31, 2023 at 10 a.m.
Senate Room, Shalala Student Center
Information Session #4
Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at 6 p.m.