Mobility for All Ambassador
|Application or Registration Deadline:||05/31/2023|
|Opportunity Type:||Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity|
|Department:||Community Planning & Permitting|
|Time Commitment & Minimum Age:||5 hours per month, minimum 1 year commitment. Must be 21 years old or older.|
Boulder County Mobility Ambassadors will support Mobility for All (M4A) by breaking down mobility barriers many residents face related to using technology to get around. M4A is a bridge program that promotes transportation equity and human-centered transportation planning.
Ideal Mobility Ambassadors are public transit enthusiasts, interested in using other modes of transportation besides personal vehicles such as biking, walking, paratransit, ride hailing, carpooling, car sharing etc., and technology enthusiasts interested in learning more about smartphone applications that help people get around, peer representatives of their communities, relationship builders, comfortable speaking in front of diverse audiences, patient and empathetic with new learners, and able to provide guidance and feedback.
|Duties and Responsibilities:||
M4A Ambassadors promote multimodal transportation, provide transportation support and assistance, and facilitate a series of mobility app workshops, including Google Maps, RTD My Ride, Transit App, Uber, and Lyft, and provide feedback on M4A programs and planning efforts.
|Qualifications and Requirements:||
M4A Ambassadors will:
|Training Dates and Information:||
Volunteers will receive approximately 15 hours of technology training after passing a background check. M4A staff will provide Ambassadors training, project overview, and guidance for each activity. Initial training consists of 5 workshops on the following five smartphone applications: Google Maps, RTD My Ride, Transit App, Uber, and Lyft and additional planning and orientation meetings. Initial trainings will take place Thursdays once per month from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. starting June 28, 2023.
Stipend: Approved trained Mobility Ambassadors will receive free RTD Mobile Passes, Uber, and Lyft credits. Transportation passes and credits will be issued monthly after initial training, monthly check-in meetings, and report submission. An experienced Lead Ambassador will be selected for each local community and will be compensated more based on increased responsibility level.
Jessica Villena Sanchez, Mobility for All Bilingual Planner