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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

    Annual Fall Art Exhibition
    Thru Dec 3 at Windsor Town Hall
    Poinsettia Sale
    Ends Nov. 30
    Women’s Craft Show Weekend
    Nov 28 at Windsor Art Center
    Palette & Brush Show & Popup Market
    Nov 29 at Windsor Town Hall
    Cooking With Sue
    Dec 2 at Virtual/Online
    Cooking With Sue
    Dec 4 at Virtual/Online
    Historic Drinks Program
    Dec 4 at Windsor Historical Society
    Breakfast Sandwtich a Go Go
    Dec 5 at 599 Mantianuck Ave Windsor CT
    Tickborne Illness Support Group
    Dec 5 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor, CT
    Virtual Business Roundtable
    First and Third Mondays at online
    Board of Directors Mtg
    Dec 8 at online
    Alzheimer's Support Group
    Dec 9 at Kimberly Hall North 1 Emerson Dr. Windsor CT 06095 (via zoom)
    Cooking with Viji
    Dec 10 at Virtual/Online
    Tourism Committee Meeting
    3rd Tuesdays at online
    Tickborne Illness Support Group
    Dec 19 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor, CT
    Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
    Weekdays at The Senior Center
    Programs Committee Mtg
    Dec 21 at online
    Virtual Business Roundtable
    First and Third Mondays at online
    Annual Fall Art Exhibition
    Thru Dec 3 at Windsor Town Hall
    Poinsettia Sale
    Ends Nov. 30
    Annual Fall Art Exhibition
    Thru Dec 3 at Windsor Town Hall
    Poinsettia Sale
    Ends Nov. 30
    Women’s Craft Show Weekend
    Nov 28 at Windsor Art Center
    Palette & Brush Show & Popup Market
    Nov 29 at Windsor Town Hall