Hiring: Onwards University Ambassadors

Onwards is currently accepting applications for University Ambassadors. University Ambassadors join and represent a network of innovators committed to empowering individuals, connecting people, and transforming travel. University Ambassadors establish a vocal presence and promote the Onwards mission among their university community.

Help us transform the way in which Universities look at international aid, volunteering, and alternative breaks. Share our model of community development and work towards free trips with Onwards for yourself.


  1. Recruit travelers for Onwards trips for Spring Break, Summer, or Winter trips.
  2. Organize and coordinate a fundraiser for Onwards Loan Fund and/or a university trip.
  3. Research grant/funding opportunities for a trip from the University as well as Onwards loan fund.
  4. Advocate for the organization among alternative break programs, volunteer clubs, professors and the general student body of your university.


  • 5-10 hours per week internship, maintain weekly contact and goal setting.
  • To educate oneself on Onwards mission, vision, and business model.
  • To show initiative, creativity, and manage projects independently, while utilizing support from Onwards staff whenever necessary.
  • Tell the Onwards story in your personal network, participate in the learning process of a startup nonprofit, demonstrate a positive attitude, be bold, and have fun.


  • Free spot on Onwards trips arranged by the University Ambassador.
  • Potential for commission based on experience. $100 per participant above 10 trip participants or on additional planned trips.
  • Potential for school credit depending on your universities policies on internships.


If you are a current university student and would like to apply to become an Onwards Ambassador please e-mail a resume and cover letter to Jacob@onwardsinc.org or submit the interest form below.