2020-2021 Community Ambassador Program

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Kris Ugarizza

Photo: Austin Schmitz Photography

Become a Community Ambassador!

Are you passionate about Access Fund’s work? Would you like to make a bigger impact? Do you love engaging your local community and attending events? Does the idea of representing Access Fund on a higher level inspire you? If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, consider becoming an Access Fund Community Ambassador.

Community Ambassadors help Access Fund connect to local communities and play a significant role in raising awareness about our work and fundraising, through events, outreach, and social media. By serving in their own communities, Ambassadors meet and collaborate with other local climbers, brands, and entities, connecting old and new climbers in protecting and conserving the areas we hold dear.

Want to learn more? Check out the program outline and Community Ambassador job description below, and apply today!

Ready to join us?

We look forward to hearing from you. Applications are due Friday, May 8, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time.


  • You are an enthusiastic climber and conservationist who is familiar with Access Fund’s work. You are a positive role model in the gym and at the crag.
  • You are an enthusiastic, organized person who has experience coordinating events and social media content. To-do lists, detailed project management, and perfectly orchestrated events are central to your skill set.
  • You are an individual with the ability to represent the organization in a professional manner, have solid communication skills, and eager to learn and ask questions.
  • You can commit to a one-year Ambassador term beginning July 2020-June 2021.


  • Represent Access Fund at local events through tabling, membership drives, and high fives.
  • Collaborate with affiliated local climbing organizations and other local entities to organize at least two fun and engaging fundraising events in your area.
  • Actively pursue outreach and fundraising opportunities.
  • Make strong connections with local climbing organizations and other area partners.
  • Take part in Ambassador-specific initiatives and training with Access Fund staff.
  • Share Access Fund’s social media content.
  • Serve as a community resource and connection to Access Fund.


  • Access Fund Ambassador-specific branded gear.
  • Pro-deals with our corporate partners.
  • Recognition on the Access Fund website.
  • FUN community service and a warm, fuzzy feeling for your good work.
  • Expanding your network and connections.
| Rebeca Rodriguez in action. Phoenix, Arizona |


  • Review the Community Ambassador position description.
  • Complete the Community Ambassador application and upload a letter of interest and resume by Friday, May 8 at 5:00 p.m. MT.
  • Selected applicants will be chosen by Friday, May 22 and will be interviewed by Access Fund staff.
  • The final, 2020-2021 Community Ambassador team will be selected and announced by Friday, June 5.
  • Community Ambassadors will take part in a 2-day virtual training with Access Fund staff.


  • Age: Ambassadors must be 18 years or older.
  • Training: Ambassadors are required to partake in a live, digital training prior to program start.
  • Reporting: Ambassadors are required to report their work activities monthly.
  • Inventory and Donation Organization: Ambassadors must keep inventory, donations, and other materials tracked in an organized, honest manner..
  • Communication: Ambassadors are required to communicate in a timely, transparent way.


Access Fund will navigate this situation utilizing the best available national and local guidance. We are committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our staff, board, volunteers, and supporters. Meanwhile, Access Fund will continue to operate at the fullest capacity possible to further our mission to keep climbing areas open and conserve the climbing environment. Stay tuned to our news channel for further updates.


Want to learn more before applying?
Please contact Heather Distad, Events and Outreach Manager, at [email protected]

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