Saturday, May 18
10 AM–3 PM
Lakeville South High School
Community Meeting Room D204
21135 Jacquard Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044
Please join Best Buddies Minnesota for our first ever Ambassador training! RSVP by May 11th to Amandarwoll@gmail.com
What is an Ambassador training?
An Ambassador training offers Best Buddies staff and volunteers the opportunity to engage individuals with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in advocacy opportunities through the teaching of speech writing and presentation skills.
Why should I attend an Ambassadors training?
By attending an Ambassador training, you are taking the next step of involvement in Best Buddies. In hosting this workshop, Best Buddies hopes to empower you to advocate for yourself and others with IDD.
What opportunities are available in Minnesota after I attend the training?
As an Ambassador for Best Buddies in an Expansion state, you could assist our efforts by spreading the news about Best Buddies. As events occur to help meet our goal, you may be asked to join us to greet people, share your story, and much more. In addition, you could help grow our school friendship programs throughout Minnesota and join our e-Buddies program too!
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
A participant with or without IDD who is committed to promoting and educating audiences about the mission, philosophy, and benefits of Best Buddies through public speaking.
A volunteer who is paired with one ambassador for the duration of an ambassadors training to assist with the writing and practicing of a speech. Speech coaches help ambassadors in areas of brainstorming, organization, and editing. Speech coaches should not be writing speeches for their matched ambassadors, but serve as a guide/mentor who provides one-on-one attention as needed.