The Chesapeake Ambassadors are middle school youth (6th, 7th, and 8th graders) and the Chesapeake Emissaries are high school students (9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders) who want to make a difference in unique, personal ways and set a good example as positive role models.
To provide an opportunity for middle and high school youth to become more community-minded, contribute in meaningful ways to service projects, and learn more about our city and services- which will inspire them to higher levels of service and achievement.
Any rising 6th, 7th, or 8th grader that lives in Chesapeake and attends a Chesapeake Middle School, a Chesapeake private school, or is home-schooled may apply for the Chesapeake Ambassadors Program.
Any rising 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grader that lives in Chesapeake and attends a Chesapeake High School, a Chesapeake private school, or is home-schooled may apply for the Chesapeake Emissaries Program
Applicants must commit to attending meetings and being contributing members. Any member who does not attend three meetings without communication will be placed on the inactive list.
- Participate in community service projects
- Explore relevant topics together
- Attend meetings and training
How to Apply
Please send applications to:
Department of Human Services
Division of Community Programs
100 Outlaw Street
Chesapeake, VA 23320