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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

    2021 WinWag Photo Contest
    May 5 at Online Photo Contest
    Programs Committee Mtg
    May 17 at online
    Virtual Business Roundtable
    First and Third Mondays at online
    Tourism Committee Meeting
    3rd Tuesdays at online
    Windsor Women In Business
    Third Wednesdays at Union Street Tavern
    Cooking with Viji-Pav Bhaji
    May 20 at Virtual/Online
    Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
    Weekdays at The Senior Center
    Tickborne Illness Support Group
    May 22 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor, CT
    Wilson Walkability Audit
    May 22 at Sharshon Park
    Toastmasters Windsor Meeting
    May 24 at Zoom (prior to Covid we met at LP Wilson Community Center)
    Chambers In The Morning
    Jun 2 at Virtual
    Tickborne Illness Support Group
    Jun 5 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor, CT
    Project Graduation Meeting
    Jun 7 at Virtual See Link below
    Virtual Business Roundtable
    First and Third Mondays at online
    Board of Directors Mtg
    Jun 8 at online
    Alzheimer's Support Group
    Jun 9 at Kimberly Hall North 1 Emerson Dr. Windsor CT 06095 (via zoom)
    Virtual Book Club
    Jun 10 at Windsor Public Library 323 Broad Street
    Go, van Gogh!
    Jun 14 at Windsor Public Library 323 Broad Street
    Tourism Committee Meeting
    3rd Tuesdays at online
    Programs Committee Mtg
    May 17 at online
    Virtual Business Roundtable
    First and Third Mondays at online
    Tourism Committee Meeting
    3rd Tuesdays at online
    Windsor Women In Business
    Third Wednesdays at Union Street Tavern
    Wilson Walkability Audit
    May 22 at Sharshon Park
    Chambers In The Morning
    Jun 2 at Virtual
    Virtual Business Roundtable
    First and Third Mondays at online
    Board of Directors Mtg
    Jun 8 at online
    Tourism Committee Meeting
    3rd Tuesdays at online
    2021 WinWag Photo Contest
    May 5 at Online Photo Contest
    2021 WinWag Photo Contest
    May 5 at Online Photo Contest
    Programs Committee Mtg
    May 17 at online
    Virtual Business Roundtable
    First and Third Mondays at online
    Tourism Committee Meeting
    3rd Tuesdays at online
    Windsor Women In Business
    Third Wednesdays at Union Street Tavern
    Cooking with Viji-Pav Bhaji
    May 20 at Virtual/Online
    Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
    Weekdays at The Senior Center
    Tickborne Illness Support Group
    May 22 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor, CT
    Wilson Walkability Audit
    May 22 at Sharshon Park
    2021 WinWag Photo Contest
    May 5 at Online Photo Contest
    Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
    Weekdays at The Senior Center
    Tickborne Illness Support Group
    May 22 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor, CT
    Wilson Walkability Audit
    May 22 at Sharshon Park