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Teach For America ambassadors

Can you unite your community around the cause of educational equity and inspire others to explore the power of teaching and the TFA network?

Teach For America Ambassadors are leaders who care deeply about educational inequity. By joining our coalition of influencers, you’ll be able to attract and connect with other collegiate change agents who are eager to understand how the day-to-day disparities impact children in the classroom. Through creative events, marketing campaigns, and networking opportunities, you’ll be able to show prospective corps members where they fit within TFA to combat those issues

Are you already familiar with our Ambassador program and ready to get started?

Reach out to your campus recruiter or to learn more.

Could You Be a TFA Ambassador?

Our Ambassadors know the importance of creating a more just and equitable future for all students and deliver on their charge! Our collegiate Ambassadors typically possess the characteristics listed below to carry out our mission effectively. Does this sound like you?

  • Requirements

    To be an Ambassador, you must: 

    • Hold a leadership role on campus
    • Show interest in pursuing Teach For America after graduation
    • Be committed to leveraging networks, campus connections, and personal social media profiles to invest peers in TFA
    • Work hours can range from 3-10 hours per week depending on schedules
  • Leadership Skills

    Highly Effective Ambassadors possess these skills:

    • Balancing multiple roles and responsibilities at a time
    • Breaking down projects into key components and tracking completion
    • Operating in the ‘gray’ space and making bold decisions
    • Generating new ideas to solve a problem
    • Working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences
    • Inspiring others through strong written and verbal communication
Teach For America alum Sage McNeely
“I truly enjoyed all parts of this role, but my favorite aspects were the range in professional growth it offered me as well as how encouraging and supportive my team was in my growth. In speaking about my passion towards a more equitable future, this role gave me the platform to articulate a tangible way for others to join the fight towards educational equity.”

Sage McNeely

San Diego Corps Member 2019

Let’s Optimize Your Leadership Skills!

At Teach For America, we’re deeply committed to developing our people through training and support. When you become an Ambassador, we work to build on your capacity as a school leader by providing: 

  • A competitive hourly wage
  • In-person and virtual training, including full team training 
  • Coaching and development toward professional goals
  • Opportunities to engage with the Teach For America mission and network
  • Experience that sets you apart in showing initiative, organizational skills and leadership

Is this the perfect opportunity for you?

Connect with your campus recruiter or email

Represent Teach For America at Career and Internship Fairs

Raise Awareness about Teach For America’s Upcoming Deadlines by Posting Flyers on Campus and Social Media

Share About TFAs Work Fighting For Educational Equity on Your Social Media Platforms

Life as a TFA Ambassador

Our Ambassadors utilize social media, marketing, and events to share TFA’s mission to overcome education inequity and help other student leaders see how they can lead the charge with us!

Ambassadors tap into their personal networks and use creative ways to build relationships with prospective corps members by: 

  • Creating engaging content to post on your social media handles
  • Developing and executing physical marketing plans
  • Planning and executing engaging events and presentations
  • Networking with peers to generate interest
  • Tracking campaign activities and monitoring results in Salesforce
Teach For America alum Leslie De Quiroz
“The role was a professional learning experience for me because I developed valuable skills in marketing, planning events, networking, and more. Most importantly, I learned how to professionally communicate with a diverse team.”

Leslie De Quiroz

Los Angeles Corps Member 2019

How to Apply

Each recruiter oversees the application for the campus they recruit at. The list of eligible colleges and universities, along with the role requirements, can be found below.

If your school is on the list and you meet the requirements, please email to request an application. 

We’re eager to hear from you and can’t wait to see how we can work together to add more college leaders to our league education equity change agents!