Get Involved

Whether it's helping at an event or drinking coffee with the mayor, there are many ways to get involved.

NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION

Attending New Member Orientation is the best way for new members to learn more about the Nashville Junior Chamber as an organization, plus learn how to get involved.

The schedule for the 2017-2018 orientations are:

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Check your email and the NJC Calendar for details on each orientation

COMMITTEES

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Whether you’re already a member or just joining the Nashville Junior Chamber, the Philanthropy Committee is a great way to get involved while giving back to the Nashville community. Co-chairs Chris Lee and Susan Pogue have a variety of leadership roles, large and small, for committee members. In addition to planning monthly volunteer events, they plan the fall fundraiser and the annual Wine & Dine and Ragin’ Cajun Crawfish Boil events. This committee meets the 1st Wednesday of each month. Join us!

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The Marketing Committee serves as the voice for the NJC. This year co-chairs Mary Anna Davis and Karen Livingston are rebranding the NJC. They want your help! Committee members can get involved with the NJC Facebook page, Twitter, Instagram, weekly newsletter, website and so. much. more! No prior marketing experience required. This committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at fun new locations around town. Connect with us!

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The Networking Committee plans the monthly Networking Mixers and the members-only “After Hours” mixers. Networking also plans, organizes, and oversees the Pedals & Pints event, which funds the NJC’s operations arm. They meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Edley’s in East Nashville (908 Main Street Nashville, TN 37206). Co-chairs Zach Brickner and Cale Schmit are always looking for eager members to chair any of their events. Contact Zach & Cale!

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The Professional Development / Civic committee plans CEO Roundtables, hands on professional development workshops, Coffee with the Mayor, Leadership Institute, Pitch Nashville, and several other special events throughout the year. Get involved by chairing an event or assisting with Pitch Nashville! This committee meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6pm at the Crows Nest in Green Hills. Join us!

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Once you’ve been in the Chamber for 6 months, you can apply to be an ambassador. Ambassadors are tasked with meeting new members as they join and helping them get connected. Applications occur every 6 months.

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Operations is in charge of maintaining and developing the membership portal for the NJC as well as improving general NJC operations. If you are a operations or IT professional or behind the scenes analytical person, feel free to contact Operations Chair Corey Almon about being involved with this committee.

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The Finance Committee is led by the Treasurer and is responsible for the financial security of the Nashville Junior Chamber. This committee manages funds, oversees budgets, and recommends to the Board of Governors the donation amount to the Charity of The Year. Contact Heather McCulloch!

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This is a committee of new members lead by a group of new members to create a fun and exciting event. The goal is to give new members a taste of planning a Chamber event as well as building a shared experience with fellow new members. These events happen every fall and spring.

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The Alumni Committee is responsible for engaging and connecting previous members of the NJC to each other while also keeping them informed about the efforts of the current membership. This is accomplished through Alumni specific quarterly newsletters and networking events. Connect with Alumni!

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LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

Every fall, Nashville Junior Chamber hosts a preeminent professional development course called The Leadership Institute. The Leadership Institute offers a bespoke 8 week training program for 15 of Nashville’s rising leaders led by three of Nashville’s most influential CEOs. The cost for NJC members is $75 and the cost for nonmembers is $125. The nominal fee covers the cost of course materials and a family-style meal upon graduation. Once accepted, course participants can expect to enhance their leadership skills by learning and practicing public speaking, conflict resolution, and effective interoffice leadership and communication skills with their peers.

The Leadership Institute meets every Monday from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM over the course of 8 weeks between September and November. Course attendance is mandatory, but excused absences can be discussed on a case-by-case basis with instructors. In addition to class time, there will be research, preparation, and small homework assignments each week.

MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

Membership meetings are a great way for visitors to get a taste of the NJC. Meetings are usually held the 4th Tuesday of each month. Networking with free beer and snacks is held between 5:30 and 6:00 pm. At 6:00 pm the program begins. Members and Leaders of the Nashville Community speak about issues facing Nashville, entrepreneurism, and ways to develop Nashville’s Young Professinals. To find out who will be speaking each month, sign up for e-newsletters or follow us on Facebook!

EVENTS

NETWORKING

Networking events are a relaxed way to meet other young professionals in Nashville from all different industries. Check out our calendar for our monthly networking event! Events range from meeting up at a bar, to attending a Sounds Game together, to a cookout at a park! Mixers are open to visitors – come check us out!

PHILANTHROPY

Each month the NJC hosts a monthly hands-on volunteer opportunity with non-profits throughout Nashville. Each year we participate in Special Olympics Summer Games and Flag Football, as well as throwing a holiday party, Joy of Giving, with Kipp Kirkpatrick Elementary.