The Ambassador Program

The role of the Ambassador is a select opportunity, open to leaders who are involved and invested in the interfaith movement in their local communities.
Want to become an Ambassador of the Parliament of the World's Religions? Learn about the program below and apply.

Duties

  • Support Parliament initiatives and similar initiatives wherever possible, e.g. the Faiths Against Hate Initiative, the Women’s Taskforce, etc.
  • Participate in conference calls, online meetings and trainings for Ambassadors.
  • Participate in ongoing interfaith events in your community as an Ambassador of the Parliament
  • Attend the next Parliament.
  • Host at least one Pre-Parliament event in your communities or regions
  • Encourage registrations for the next Parliament.
  • Encourage donations and support for the next Parliament.
  • Encourage others to become Members of the Parliament.
  • Submit potential grant/foundation contact information to the office.
  • Submit stories about your activities, accomplishments, and latest developments.
  • Submit or encourage others to submit blog posts on the Parliament Website.
  • "Like" the Parliament on Facebook.com/parliamentofreligions
  • Encourage others to “like" us on Facebook and make comments.
  • Write articles for the Parliament e-newsletter, and contact Director of Communications to share your ideas (molly@parliamentofreligions.org)

Guidelines

  • We promote the mission and values of the Parliament of the World’s Religions in cultivating harmony and fostering engagement to achieve a just, peaceful & sustainable world.
  • We raise awareness about the global interreligious movement by mobilizing networks to come together on the issues most important to them
  • We build knowledge about and interest in each Parliament by hosting outreach events
  • We are available to serve as needed during and after the Parliament
  • We are a resource for the Parliament and communicate quickly when receiving information

Code of Ethics

  • We build trust at all times.
  • We listen and speak with respect.
  • We act with integrity, honesty and compassion.
  • We respect the individual and his/her culture and faith.
  • We contribute to a climate of open and honest communication

Code of Respect

  • We hold Parliament business in confidence and do not publish non-public information without proper authorization.
  • We hold communications from other Ambassadors in confidence.
  • We support one another and refrain from gossip.
  • We address problems by talking to the person who can do something about it, rather than complain.
  • We respond to Ambassador emails within 48 hours, including accepting or declining our attendance at conference calls and online meetings.