Community Ambassador

Community Ambassador

Community Ambassadors are a part of a social action initiative aimed at better connecting the City of Elk Grove and the Elk Grove Police Department with the community they serve.

Community Ambassadors

Community Ambassadors are local volunteers that represent the City of Elk Grove. Their role is to serve as a community liaison, providing a direct point of communication with our residents and creating awareness of events and opportunities within our community. This position is a partnership between the City of Elk Grove, the Elk Grove Police Department, and the residents of Elk Grove.

Community Ambassadors help create strong dialogue and relationships between the residents and City of Elk Grove! You may take promotional materials to key locations, help sta a booth at a local festival, walk among the crowd at a parade, attend meetings / events throughout the city, and more!

Are you proud of your city?

Love helping others? Does the opportunity to speak with people about what makes Elk Grove special sound like a dream come true? If so, you are the perfect candidate for the role of Community Ambassador!

Apply to become a Community Ambassador

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Key features

  • Innovative new volunteer position
  • Evening and weekend volunteer opportunities
  • Flexible, online scheduling
  • Develop deeper understanding of City and PD
  • Interesting training offered throughout the year
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Program Requirements

  • 18 years or older
  • Citizen or legal resident of the United States
  • Good moral character/ no felony convictions
  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner
  • Attend an introduction session and complete initial training session
  • Commit to 4 hours / month
  • Attend 4 trainings / meetings a year
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Ambassador Benefits

  • Relaxed and fun volunteer environment
  • Connection with people who share your interests!
  • Initial and on going training
  • Uniform shirt provided
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Community Ambassadors are

  • Passionate about our city!
  • Knowledgeable about Elk Grove
  • Credible individuals with knowledge of and influence in the community
  • Comfortable representing the City / PD in a professional manner

Community Ambassadors are expected to

  • Positively represent our community
  • Educate and inform residents about events and resources in Elk Grove
  • Engage community members
  • Answer general questions / provide resources
  • Have a working knowledge of City and Police functions

Apply to become a Community Ambassador

For more information, please contact Molly Patterson Volunteer Coordinator (916) 627-3708 or email