Volunteer Opportunities and Benefits

Build your community and your skills

Members of the Gem County Chamber of Commerce enjoy many opportunities to volunteer at the chamber and reap a variety of benefits volunteering provides. As with everything we do, we ensure that volunteering brings value to each participant, thereby enhancing their membership, strengthening their business and personal skills and raising their visibility. Volunteers also influence chamber programming and play a vital role in bringing value to all members.

The Roles and Benefits of Volunteering

The benefits of volunteering range from direct business to the personal satisfaction of having contributed to a more effective chamber. Read below for further information on why volunteering your time pays dividends to you, and your local community.


Build stronger relationships within the focused group of leader volunteers who serve as the backbone of the chamber. Gain the respect of other members as you help deliver rewarding events. Showcase your talents and develop new skills, such as event planning and implementation. Increase your visibility as other members note your leadership.

Volunteer Leader

Develop leadership skills as well as skills you might not otherwise strengthen in the workplace, thereby increasing your professional effectiveness and value. Garner recognition and respect, and leverage that to build and strengthen relationships that deliver business.  Hone your public speaking skills. Attain a level of visibility that sets you apart, allowing you to reap greater value from your membership.


Volunteer to chair one of our several committees or serve on one of the many subcommittees within each. Provide leadership that enhances the committee experience for others. Ensure committee focus that is in tune with current business issues and in touch with member concerns.

Opportunities for Chamber Involvement

Become an Ambassador
Join the Cherry Festival Committee
Join the Harvest Festival Committee
Join the Golf Tournament Committee
Join the Gem County Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Foundation

Trusted by Over 200 Local Businesses


Why Join Us?

Marketing Opportunities

Chamber members get valuable promotional and advertising opportunities to easily connect with our local population. This includes:

  • Member directory listing and ads
  • Event sponsorships
  • Business resources

Gem Chamber's marketing resources are a great way to spread the word and tell more people about your business.

Educational Events for Businesses

We sponsor numerous educational initiatives throughout the year to help local businesses just like yours.

  • Regular seminars
  • Training and coaching sessions
  • Educational resources for local business owners

Our services will provide you with the business skills to help you grow and become more profitable.

Start and Grow Your Venture

Our tools have helped countless business owners to start successful ventures. Take your first steps with Gem County:

  • Free business coaching for startups
  • Expert branding, licensing, and marketing advice
  • Hands-on assistance with building your business

With the power of the Chamber behind you, your business has all the tools it needs to be a success story.

Results You Can Count On


Knowledgeable & Courteous

"The Gem County Chamber has been very helpful by providing me opportunities to quickly become part of the community. They offer networking and social events that allow me to meet other business owners."

- Tom Vickery
The Everest Group

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I Love Being Part of the Chamber

"I love being a part of the Chamber of Commerce because we are all about connecting people and helping them find value in who they are in the community. We all have a role to play and it’s fun to learn and grow together."
- Tempe McFarlane

Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group

Spread the Word About Your Chamber

We'd love to welcome you to the chamber. Dramatically expand your influence in our local community and connect with other business leaders today.

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