Members of the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce have numerous opportunities to volunteer their expertise and time from just a few hours to year-round committees. Whether you like to wrestle with big questions of policy and programming or you prefer to make things happen at an event, there is sure to be an opportunity that suits you.
There are several opportunities to volunteer with the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce. Whether you have an appreciation of the agricultural community or you prefer to dive in and make things happen at an event – we’re sure to have a volunteer opportunity that suits you. You can commit to a few hours at a time or sign up for a year-round standing committee. Want to sample before you commit? Any Chamber member is welcome to attend a committee meeting to learn more about it. Or contact the Chamber at (605) 336-1620 for more information.
Training tomorrow’s leaders is part of the Chamber’s role in the community. We have designed programs to meet leadership needs and educate current and future business leaders in Sioux Falls.Business Education
This Division works to advance and promote the Sioux Empire as an agricultural center. Attend a monthly meeting or choose to volunteer at the Sioux Empire Livestock Show, Ag Appreciation Day or National Farmers Day.
ESF Advisory Council
The purpose of the Experience Sioux Falls (ESF) Advisory Council is to market Sioux Falls as a one-of-a-kind visitor destination and to provide premier visitor services to increase visitor spending.
Sports and Recreation
The goal of the Sports & Recreation Committee is to help develop and promote Sioux Falls as a regional sports and recreation center. Committee members provide volunteer support at sporting events and learn about the positive economic impact of the industry through guest speakers and tours of recreational and athletic facilities.
Young Professionals Network
The Young Professionals Network creates opportunities for personal development, civic involvement and networking for Chamber members aged 21-39. Volunteer opportunities include the YPN Steering Committee and three Action Teams.
Workforce Development Council
The Workforce Development Council connects employers and the education community in order to share best practices and develop strategies that will help grow our workforce.
Military & Veterans Affairs
The Military & Veterans Affairs Committee coordinates, promotes and monitors military, veteran and veterans-support facilities activity. You can volunteer to assist with our events on Armed Forces Day and Veterans Day.
St. Patrick’s Day
The St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza Committee organizes the annual ‘people’s parade’ and related St. Patrick’s Day activities in downtown Sioux Falls.
Short term Volunteer Opportunities
There are several one-day and short term volunteer opportunities with the Chamber. Contact Teresa to learn more.Volunteer with us
Being a volunteer with the Chamber gives me an opportunity to give back to this amazing business community. I also feel I am more aware of all the issues taking place in the Sioux Falls area.
For those that want to get the most out of their membership with the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce, there are four groups of appointed committees that allow you to become more deeply immersed in the activities of the Chamber and business community. To join one of these groups, you must apply or be appointed.
The Ambassador committee supports the sales efforts of the Chamber by actively recruiting businesses to become members. Ambassadors also attend ribbon cuttings and Mixers and participate in membership drives.Ambassadors
Diplomats seek to maintain membership strength in the Chamber. They call on new members, establish relationships and provide ongoing customer service to members with a focus on retention. Diplomats also act as hosts for several events, including Membership Mixers, Good Morning Sioux Falls and ribbon cuttings.Diplomats
Members of the Community Appeals Committee research, interview and select local non-profit organizations for Chamber-supported capital fund drives. Their goal is to qualify and provide orderly scheduling of capital fund drives.Community Appeals
ISSUES MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
The purpose of the Issues Management Council (IMC) is to be proactive in identifying and studying issues that impact the Sioux Falls area business community and proposing solutions and positions that preserve and enhance the business climate. IMC members vet issue briefs and position statements before presenting them to the Chamber’s Board of Directors.
Chamber events offer a great way to learn more about issues affecting our business community and to network with other Chamber members. Our events feature different subjects to appeal to a broad range of members.
The Chamber Activities Crew is an easy, low-commitment way for members to participate in Chamber activities. The Crew provides support for events, including staging, registration, hosting and more. Learn about the work of the Chamber while forming new connections with other members at events like Mixers, Good Morning Sioux Falls, ChamberHood and more.