FIUTS Ambassador Application

FIUTS Ambassadors are youth ages 14-17 from the greater Seattle area who volunteer to be matched with a visiting international student from Bolivia or Peru during workshops and activities taking place between October 13-21, 2018. There is no cost to participate (meals and admissions tickets are covered by the program), and students can earn up to 15 service hours. Please fill out the application below, and contact Kailyn Swarthout at with any questions.

Application timeline:

Application deadline: Monday, September 24

We will notify applicants of acceptance/waitlist status on or before Thursday, September 27

Accepted applicants will need to confirm their participation by 5pm on Monday, October 1

Please review all the program details before filling out the application! 


Please complete the form below

Name *
What name do you prefer to be called, if different from your first name?
Gender *
Birth date *
Birth date
Year in school *
Phone *
Address *
Name of Parent/Guardian *
Name of Parent/Guardian
Parent/Guardian phone number *
Parent/Guardian phone number
All Ambassadors must participate in a mandatory training prior to the start of the program. There are two options for training times (you only need to attend ONE). Please indicate which training you would like to attend (trainings will take place on the UW campus): *
If you can make it to both trainings and have no preference, please select both! If you are selected, we will let you know which one is best for you to attend.
FIUTS Youth Ambassadors will need to be available for five specific group activities with the Bolivian & Peruvian youth: (1) A cross-cultural teambuilding and leadership workshop on the UW campus (HUB, room 214) - Saturday, October 13, 10:00-1:30pm (includes lunch) (2) A group volunteer service project at Redeeming Soles, an organization that cleans and refurbishes shoes which are donated to Seattle’s homeless population - Saturday, October 13, 2:00-5:00pm (we will travel to the service project, located in South Lake Union, directly after lunch) (3) A cross-cultural event for youth at the Rainier Beach Community Center hosted by FIUTS and local youth organization 206 Forward to celebrate the Week for Peace campaign - Thursday, October 18, 6:00-7:30 pm (4) A trip to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center and Museum of Pop Culture at Seattle Center - Saturday, October 20, 2:30-5:30pm (5) A final celebration dinner at Buca di Beppo, 701 Westlake Ave N - Sunday, October 21, 6:00-8:00pm. Please confirm that you are available during ALL of these times. *