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Ambassadors /Membership Committee

Ambassadors /Membership Committee
Join one of the most important and exciting committees in the Chamber. Learn about this fun committee, meet the existing members and enjoy breakfast and lively discussion. The Committee meets the second Thursday of the month at 9:30 AM.

Volunteer Opportunity - If you are interested in being a member of the Ambassadors (formerly the Membership Committee) please call Jane Garibay at 860-688-5165.

MISSION
The purpose of the Ambassadors is to serve as the viable and visible "goodwill arm" of the Chamber.


POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Ambassadors shall Welcome and mentor new businesses and professionals

1. Interview the new member and understand their Chamber needs
2. Stay in touch and mentor that new member for the first year
3. Assist in contacts so the new member can join committees, sponsor activities, etc.
4. One year follow up with member to understand the level of satisfaction with the Chamber
5. Attend Business After Hours and Open House Events
6. Recruit new members
7. Plan and host May Membership Meeting

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend monthly committee meetings (You must attend six out of 12 per year)
  • Participate in Ambassador visits to new / relocated businesses, ribbon cuttings, ground breakings, Chamber events, etc. (when schedule permits)
  • Participate in new member drives
  • Participate in member / potential member calls
  • Delivery of new member packets and renewal letters
  • Assist Chamber with membership retention and growth
  • Understand the Chamber programs and events
  • QUALIFICATIONS:

  • General knowledge of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Outgoing personality
  • ATTRIBUTES:

  • Self starter
  • Works independently
  • Positive attitude
  • TIME COMMITMENT:

    Varies. There is a one year minimum time commitment. The Ambassadors meet on a monthly basis (2nd Thursday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.). You must attend six out of 12 monthly committee meetings per year. Member and potential member calls are done at the convenience of the volunteer. Ribbon cuttings, events, etc, vary in length, frequency and date commitment.

    PROMOTION OPPORTUNITIES:

    • Ambassadors will be listed on the website with their logo
    • Each member will receive one free ad in the Chamber eNewsletter
    • At the end of each fiscal year, each active Ambassador will be entered into a drawing for a special surprise.
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    Events

    Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
    Feb 27 at Windsor Public Library 323 Broad Street Windsor, CT
    First Town Chat
    Fridays at 161 Broad Street, Windsor
    Monthly Veteran's Coffee Hour
    Mar 1 at L.P. Wilson
    Open Classroom at the WAC Studios
    Mar 3 at Windsor Train Station Studios
    Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
    Mar 5 at Windsor Public Library 323 Broad Street Windsor, CT
    First Town Chat
    Fridays at 161 Broad Street, Windsor
    Tickborne Illness Support Group
    Mar 9 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor
    Open Classroom at the WAC Studios
    Mar 10 at Windsor Train Station Studios
    Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
    Mar 12 at Windsor Public Library 323 Broad Street Windsor, CT
    Board of Directors Mtg
    Mar 12 at online
    First Town Chat
    Fridays at 161 Broad Street, Windsor
    Open Classroom at the WAC Studios
    Mar 17 at Windsor Train Station Studios
    Programs Committee Mtg
    Mar 18 at online
    Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
    Mar 19 at Windsor Public Library 323 Broad Street Windsor, CT
    First Town Chat
    Fridays at 161 Broad Street, Windsor
    Tickborne Illness Support Group
    Mar 23 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor
    Open Classroom at the WAC Studios
    Mar 24 at Windsor Train Station Studios
    Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
    Mar 26 at Windsor Public Library 323 Broad Street Windsor, CT
    Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
    Feb 27 at Windsor Public Library 323 Broad Street Windsor, CT
    Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
    Feb 27 at Windsor Public Library 323 Broad Street Windsor, CT
    First Town Chat
    Fridays at 161 Broad Street, Windsor
    Monthly Veteran's Coffee Hour
    Mar 1 at L.P. Wilson
    Open Classroom at the WAC Studios
    Mar 3 at Windsor Train Station Studios
    Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
    Mar 5 at Windsor Public Library 323 Broad Street Windsor, CT
    Open Classroom at the WAC Studios
    Mar 3 at Windsor Train Station Studios