5029 PEDS 50 walks_fYou can be a 50+ Walking Ambassador.

Inspire your community to

walk more and walk together.


What does it take to be an Ambassador?norcross-8-27-16

  • Love of walking!
  • Desire to help grow the 50+ Walks program and share its mission.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Sensitive, non-judgmental, and understanding of different peoples’ abilities, cultures, paces, and perspectives.
  • Open to advocating and educating about creating walkable communities.


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Your goals as a 50+ Walking Ambassador:

  • Increase the amount of walking in your community
  • Engage with neighborhood residents about the importance of walkable communities
  • Build local support for pedestrian advocacy



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Volunteer Spotlight: Liz Bibby

“I believe passionately that walking regularly keeps people healthy. I’ve learned about some new communities that I might never have encountered otherwise and also met many new people.”



Your Duties as a 50+ Walking Ambassador:norcross 1-17

  • Commit to a regular walk schedule (Once a week preferred, not less than once a month)
  • Make the safety of your walkers a priority.
  • Create and promote your walk. We can assist you with this.
  • Photograph the walk or have a volunteer take photos for you.
  • Provide the sign in sheets and photos to the PEDS Volunteer Coordinator after your walk.
  • Be a source of information on the benefits of walking.


What support can an Ambassador expect from PEDS?2.2 kelly cofer park

  • We will help you create and map safe and engaging walks in your community.
  • We will provide help to promote your walks. We can help you set up a social media or other media outlet of your choice. We will also support your walks through our website, newsletter, and calendar.


Our current needs and wants!

  • People wanting to lead walks in the South, Southwest, and West neighborhoods of the Atlanta Metro
  • People willing to lead evening and weekend walks
  • Bi-lingual walk ambassadors


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Which programs are you interested in volunteering for?

Other interests or questions?