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The Digital Ambassador program, spearheaded by University of Missouri Extension and UM System Office of Engagement, trains community members across the state of Missouri to act as digital experts in their areas. Volunteers learn more about digital applications and serve as experts for their families and fellow community members.

Become a Digital Ambassador in 3 easy steps:

Register for our next training session

Complete a 14-hour in person or online training course

Work with local partners to provide outreach, education, and assistance

  • Managing a home network
  • Cloud-based applications
  • Determining community needs
  • Spotting misinformation
  • Cybersecurity
  • And more!

Why become a Digital Ambassador?

Community members of all ages can become a Digital Ambassador. High school students may be interested for individual community service or with a student organization. Adult community members may benefit by using their current expertise to help their neighbors, create projects for civic groups, or gain skills to help their own online experience.

The bottom line: Digital Ambassadors are the forefront of creating a more connected
Missouri.

Resources for Digital Ambassadors

Healthcare Portals: How to Decide if You Should Use One?

Healthcare portals offer a secure and convenient way for you to access your personal health information and interact with healthcare providers. These applications can enhance your participation in your healthcare and help streamline processes such as bill pay, prescription refills, … Continued
June 12, 2024

How to Find a Telehealth or Tele-mental Health Provider

Many of the same considerations for finding a provider for in-person health services apply to finding a telehealth or tele-mental health provider. You should look for a provider who is licensed, qualified, experienced, and compatible with your needs and preferences. … Continued
May 29, 2024

Benefits of Telehealth and Tele-Mental Health

Telehealth is the use of telephones and\or videoconferencing technology to provide health care services, including mental health care. Tele-mental health is sometimes referred to as telepsychiatry or telepsychology. Research suggests that tele-mental health services can be effective for many people, … Continued
May 15, 2024
Explore your possibilities Become a Digital Ambassador to help improve peoples lives.