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Carleton Place
GUIDE 2013

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The Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce can use your help! Come out and be a volunteer for some of our upcoming exciting and worthwhile events. It's a great way to get involved with the community, meet people and have fun.

The Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer based organization in which members sit on various committees to explore and address issues of importance to the local business community. A large portion of the work is performed by the committee members and the Chamber staff assists in facilitating and carrying out the plans. Ad hoc committees are formed as needed.

Volunteers are vital to the success of the Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce. Volunteers are always welcome at the Chamber and besides our various committees, there are a variety of ways volunteers can help out including in the office, at business mixers, and at special events. It is a great way to meet business contacts in the Carleton Place area!

At the Chamber, we will make all attempts to match the "right person to the right job" in order to make your volunteer experience an enjoyable and interesting one. In addition, we offer a wide range of opportunities with varying time commitments to accommodate the needs of our membership and their busy schedules.

For more information on ways you can get involved, contact the Chamber office by e-mail - or by phone at 613-257-1976.


  • You get a feeling of accomplishment doing something that others appreciate

  • You get to meet other people who are like-minded in that they volunteer as well to get something done.

  • You get to hear  and see some of the different ideas people have and contribute your own ideas.

  • You get to help other people by volunteering.

  • You get an ongoing feeling of achievement - sometimes it takes a lot of work, other times, not much.

  • You get the feeling of doing something for the greater good, no matter how small or great, the goal or cause.

  • You get involved in the organization without too much pressure.

  • You get the opportunity to meet new people, experience new things and feel good about it.


Provide vision and annual planning for the encouragement of tourism in the area. Addresses marketing, visitor services and will represent the Chamber at various tourism related events.

Review, monitor and recommend Chamber revenue producing projects and initiatives through special events, such as the Golf Tournament.

Recommend Chamber revenue producing items, set the standards for the items sold in the Station Gift Shop and maintain inventory.

Set the direction for membership growth. Monitor the Chamber's effectiveness in providing information to businesses and about business in the area. Focus on being Chamber ambassadors.





Volunteer Registration Form

First Name:  
Last Name:  
Postal Code:  
Home Phone:  
Cell. Phone:  
Company (if any):  
Business Phone:  
Extension (if any):  
Website (if any):  
Areas of Interest:
Have you volunteered at the Chamber before?  
Are you or your company currently a Chamber member?