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Applications Now Available for St. Pete Pier™ Ambassadors

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (September 10, 2019) – Applications are now available to incoming sophomores and juniors at St. Petersburg high schools to apply to be a Pier Ambassador when the St. Pete Pier™ opens in spring 2020.

The Pier Ambassador program will create a volunteer experience that will provide special opportunities for students, as well as a volunteer and communication corps to assist with Pier special events and activities. The inaugural group will include 20 sophomores and juniors attending a St. Petersburg high school.

The application deadline is October 1, 2019 and the inaugural group of ambassadors will be selected by November 1. Ambassadors will have a series of monthly training sessions with City administrators, the Pier architects, and the Pier team as well as a special access tour in February 2020.

When the Pier opens, this group of Ambassadors will be on hand to help answer questions, serve as guides and assist in other ways. To apply online, please visit Applications are also available at St. Petersburg libraries and recreation centers.

Additional information about the St. Pete Pier™ is available on the Pier website at or contact

For information about the Pier Ambassador program:
Leah McRae

For general information about the Pier:
Kristin Brett

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