Monday, May 16, 2022

Keep PA Beautiful/PennDOT: Opening Young Ambassadors Program For High School Students In August

In partnership with PennDOT,
Keep PA Beautiful will be opening an application period in August for its new Young Ambassadors Program for high school students from diverse backgrounds.

Candidates for the program should be passionate about the environment and their community and committed to making Pennsylvania the best place to live, work and play through volunteerism, leadership and community stewardship.

Students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 are eligible to apply.


Ambassadors are required to--

-- Commit to one school-year of service as an Ambassador and represent and uphold the mission and values of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful,

-- Attend the virtual orientation, review the Ambassador handbook and sign the participation agreement, 

-- Attend four virtual education and training workshops throughout the year and up to two virtual networking events,

-- Organize and participate in at least one community cleanup event through Pick UP Pennsylvania,

-- Conduct one community education event or activity targeting peers or youth in your community,

-- Promote your participation and community impact on social media.

KPB Support

Keep PA Beautiful will provide--

-- A Young Ambassador of Pennsylvania handbook, outlining program expectations, requirements and rules for engagement,

-- On-going technical assistance and guidance to program participants,

-- Access to industry experts and Pennsylvania elected and public officials through various

workshops and networking events,

-- A promotional toolkit,

-- Program merchandise and cleanup supplies.

Click Here for the program description.

For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful website. Click Here to become a member.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from KPB, Like them on Facebook, Follow on Twitter, Discover them on Pinterest and visit their YouTube Channel.

Also visit the Illegal Dump Free PA website for more ideas on how to clean up communities and keep them clean and KPB’s Electronics Waste website.

The 2022 Pick Up Pennsylvania Initiative will be held through May 31.  Questions should be directed to Michelle Dunn at 1-877-772-3673 Ext. 113 or send email to:

Keep PA Beautiful helps mobilize over 100,000 volunteers a year to pick up litter, clean up illegal dumping and beautify Pennsylvania.

[Posted: May 16, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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