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St. Pete Pier seeks volunteer ambassadors

High school students are eligible
The new and still under construction St. Pete Pier as seen from the Spa Beach area. (SCOTT KEELER | Times)
The new and still under construction St. Pete Pier as seen from the Spa Beach area. (SCOTT KEELER | Times)
Published Sep. 12, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG — The city is establishing an ambassador program for the new St. Pete Pier scheduled to open in the spring.

The program for incoming sophomores and juniors at St. Petersburg high schools will provide volunteer opportunities for students, as well as a volunteer and communication corps to assist with special events and activities.

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Ambassadors will receive monthly training sessions with city administrators, the Pier architects, and the Pier team, as well as a special access tour in February. They will help to answer questions and serve as guides when the Pier opens.

Deadline for applications is Oct. 1. The inaugural group of 20 ambassadors will be selected by Nov. 1. Apply online at newstpetepier.com/ambassadors. Applications are also available at St. Petersburg libraries and recreation centers. Additional information about the Pier is available at: http://www.newstpetepier.com/ambassadors or contact pierambassador@stpete.org