Welcome, Ambassadors! We invite all who wish to raise awareness for the lifesaving and changing impacts of organ, eye and tissue donation to explore Ambassador opportunities with Tennessee Donor Services and Donate Life Tennessee! To begin, please browse these opportunities and click on “Contact Us to Get Involved” to fill out an Ambassador application. Once we receive your application, we’ll invite you to attend a training session before pairing you with the right opportunity for you! We’re excited to have you join our team of Ambassadors for donation!
Administrative – In this role, Ambassadors will complete a variety of administrative tasks in support of the OPO’s mission. These tasks may include preparing mailings, compiling recognition, awareness, and award gifts or giveaways, creating content for presentations or distribution, etc.
Awareness and Booth – In this role, Ambassadors will attend a variety of community events and staff an awareness table or booth to educate and register event attendees. Ambassadors are encouraged to select meaningful opportunities to represent the organization and will be provided with all materials necessary to staff and stock a booth.
Event Planning – In this role, Ambassadors will provide event planning and logistical support, which may include scheduling venues, vendors, staff and/or ambassadors, purchasing materials for the event, creating the run of show, setting up the event and/or venue, etc.
Event Staffing – In this role, Ambassadors will provide support immediately prior to, during, and following an event. Roles may include event setup or cleanup, support during the event, emcee, speaking, and other entertainment roles, greeting attendees, registering attendees, etc.
Media – In this role, Ambassadors will serve as spokespersons for donation and will eagerly engage with traditional media outlets. Ambassadors should be comfortable sharing their Connect to Purpose story and publicly representing the donation community. Ideally, Media Ambassadors would be willing to further the reach of media stories by sharing on social media and through their personal networks.
Partner Networking – In this role, Ambassadors will connect OPO External Affairs staff to community stakeholders to create diverse and meaningful partnership opportunities, which may range from workplace engagement to community awareness, donation drives, and more.
Partner Relations – In this role, Ambassadors will cultivate current partner relations through meetings, visits, and regular touchpoints with established community partners. This is an ideal opportunity for Ambassadors wishing to connect with their Department of Safety Driver Services Centers/MVD/DMV, County Clerks, and other community donation advocates.
Public Speaking – In this role, Ambassadors will attend a variety of events to present Connect to Purpose and educational stories to the public. Audiences may range from small groups of 10 or fewer to 200+ individuals, high school students, community members and professionals.
Our inspiring group of Ambassadors includes families of donor heroes, individuals waiting for lifesaving transplants, transplant recipients, living donors, and others who are passionate about saving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. Anyone can be a volunteer Ambassador—join us today!