The Orange Bowl Committee Inc., (OBC) is aided by a core group of volunteers, "Ambassadors," whose main function is to assist with and provide support at the Discover Orange Bowl game, Orange Bowl Events and Orange Bowl Youth Sports programs. The mission of the Orange Bowl Ambassador program presented by Panera Bread is to enhance the experience for all the fans, participating teams and media coming to South Florida for the annual Orange Bowl game. Whether you are a football fan, or like welcoming visitors to our community, there is something for everyone!
Now you can be part of this South Florida tradition! Whether you are working at the welcome centers at the local airports and hotels, assisting the marketing staff with Orange Bowl promotions, or even assisting with many of the special events, including the Basketball Classic, Halftime Show and the Discover Orange Bowl, our volunteer assistance is crucial in creating a series of sports and entertainment events the whole family can enjoy!
Goals of the Orange Bowl Ambassador Program, presented by Panera Bread
The volunteer program must strive to accomplish the following goals:
To provide an enthusiastic and warm welcome to guests visiting South Florida for the Discover Orange Bowl and Orange Bowl Events;
To answer questions and provide information to visitors;
To contribute to the general atmosphere and excitement surrounding the Discover Orange Bowl and Orange Bowl Events;
To provide necessary support for ancillary events in connection with the Discover Orange Bowl and Orange Bowl Events.
For non-Discover Orange Bowl related events, volunteers must be at least sixteen (16) years of age. 16and 17 year olds can participate in supervised, controlled situations, and they must also provide adequate proof of theirages.
For Discover Orange Bowl game related events, volunteers must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. Bowl week events include (but not limited to):
Courtesy Car Movement
Special Guest Events
Game Day Events
Discover Orange Bowl
Any individuals that may be required to serve any alcoholic beverages as part of their duties must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.
Each applicant must complete a waiver of liability and indemnification agreement before volunteering.
Ambassadors must be able to provide their own transportation to their assigned shift
Opportunities to volunteer will be provided on an equal opportunity basis without regard to age, sex, race, religion or disabilities.
Confidentiality Notice:The information collected on the Ambassador application is used only to process your application by the Orange Bowl. It is hereby understood that the information provided in this application is true and complete.
Benefits of Being an Ambassador
To honor our Ambassadors, we have identified some benefits that you can take way from this experience. Benefits include:
Being a part of the Orange Bowl team
Invitation to the Orange Bowl Ambassador Program Thank You Party presented by Panera Bread
Orange Bowl Ambassador apparel
Community Service Hours
Chance to be involved with highly visible and publicized events
Learning what goes on behind the scenes in order to produce an event like the Discover Orange Bowl
Strengthening your resume by gaining experience in a possible career field
Sharing an activity with friends or family
Fun, Fun, and more Fun!
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any questions that are not covered here please email us at Volunteer@OrangeBowl.org
Q: What do Ambassadors do?
A: Ambassadors are fundamental to the success of our events and programs and are one of the main reasons why the Orange Bowl continues to be successful year after year. Our ambassadors assist the staff with game day operations at the Discover Orange Bowl, at the various ancillary events, and also with Orange Bowl Youth Sports activities.
Q: When are your events?
A: Most of our events are in the fall during football season; however we will have various opportunities throughout the year. The dates and times vary by event.
Q: How many events do I have to work?
A: You can work as many or as few as you like.
Q: Do I get free tickets to the Discover Orange Bowl as an Ambassador?
Q: Do I have to pay to volunteer?
Q: How do I sign up for the events?
A: All potential volunteers must complete the application for the Orange Bowl Ambassador Program presented by Panera Bread found here. NOTE: You will be redirected to VOLUNTEER MATRIX to complete this application. The information collected on the Ambassador application is used only to process your application at the OBC. It is hereby understood that information you have provided is confidential, privileged, and exempt from disclosure unless required by law. All Ambassador applicants will be subjected to complete a criminal background screening.
Upon acceptance into the Orange Bowl Ambassador Program presented by Panera Bread, you will have access to all of the Orange Bowl Volunteer Opportunities. Once you have added an activity, it will appear in your schedule where you will need to confirm your attendance. Please note that you can still remove a shift once you have confirmed, but only up to 48 hours prior to the start of that shift.
The registration only takes a few minutes. Once you have completed it and have been approved, you will be notified and given access to the activity signup page where you can immediately begin creating your personalized Orange Bowl Ambassador presented by Panera Bread profile and schedule. Once you have registered, you may continue adding or removing shifts from your schedule at any time.
For all inquiries relating to the Orange Bowl Ambassador Program presented by Panera Bread please contact:
ATTN: Ambassador Program
14360 N.W. 77th Court
Miami Lakes, Florida 33016
Phone: (305) 341-4748
Fax: (305) 341-4750