Membership Chair`

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New York, Capital District,


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Our Chapter is looking for an enthusiastic, welcoming member with good communications skills to volunteer as Membership Chair of the Chapter! The Membership Chair focuses on initiatives in support of member retention in the Chapter, and coordinates events for non,existing, and new members. Responsibilities: Attend all Chapter Executive Committee EComm meetings. These are great opportunities to coordinate with other committee chairs on membership events or communications. Organize regular e.g. monthly,quarterly Member Socials. These can include speakers,presentations,potlucks,etc. Organize New Member events, such as a hike and or evening speaker. Work with Membership Department to send an e-mail to all new members who joined within a specific timeframe to invite them especially to attend! Welcome members and non-members at larger Chapter events such as the Annual Dinner or Spring Meeting. Recruit greeters for events and ensure that name tags are [provided at larger events. Assist the Vice Chair with planning and organization of Chapter Annual Dinner.Request lists of 25 and 50 year members and order pins from AMC Retail Manager. Coordinate with the chapter webmaster to maintain accurate and up-to-date information in the New Member section of the website, if applicable.' Maintain confidentiality of AMC Member information, and ensure the security of lists-both internally generated AMC lists, and lists created through other services like evite,google groups, etc. Preferred Qualifications/Skills: The Membership Chair must be a member of the AMC. They must have access to a computer with internet. Be welcoming and able to think outside the box- chapters are great at keeping existing members with engaging activities and communication.Creating new and different ways to engage those new members is important. For example, members love to learn about our conservation work!! Be an enthusiastic promoter of the Chapter and the Appalachian Mountain Club.

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Volunteering Type

Volunteer Committee



Offered By

Mohawk Hudson (N.Y.)




Adults (18+)