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Volunteer opportunities

Leverage your Choose Chicago Partnership with any one of our many engaging and rewarding volunteer opportunities. Whether you’re interested in becoming an important voice within the visitor industry, or want to boost your profile among Choose Chicago meeting and convention clients, we have a volunteer program that’s just right for you.

Choose Chicago Champions

Join us in our efforts to communicate the importance of tourism in the city of Chicago, while being among the first to know when an issue potentially could affect your business or the visitor industry. Learn more about becoming a Choose Chicago Champion.

Become a Choose Chicago Champion and receive:

  • Invaluable industry updates, including trends, statistics, and facts.
  • A biweekly newsletter, featuring tourism and advocacy news from around the world.
  • Access to sample letters, talking points, and other advocacy communication tools.
  • Breaking news and alerts.
  • Invitations to Choose Chicago advocacy events with elected officials and other key decision-makers.

Choose Chicago Ambassador Task Force

The Ambassador Task Force ensures that conference and convention attendees, exhibitors, and management feel welcome and appreciated during their visit to Chicago. Over 150 partners participate in this program annually, while supporting Choose Chicago’s hospitality efforts and enhancing Chicago’s “We’re Glad You’re Here!” citywide recognition program.

Participating Ambassadors gain invaluable exposure within the city’s hospitality community, and direct contact with meeting and convention attendees and exhibitors. Informational meetings, team-building initiatives, or networking events are held once per quarter exclusively for Ambassadors. Participants also can take advantage of various programs offered by Choose Chicago throughout the year.

For more information on becoming a Choose Chicago Ambassador, email Allison Ristau, Client Services Representative, at aristau@choosechicago.com.

Chicago Greeter

Choose Chicago’s Chicago Greeter program is an innovative free service that matches local volunteers with visitors in groups of up to six people to provide personalized and customized tours of the city. The Chicago Greeter program creates a mutually enriching opportunity for cultural exchange, creating links between Chicagoans and tourists, and ultimately fostering a more rewarding travel experience for visitors.
For information on becoming a Chicago Greeter, email Katie Law, Manager of Visitor and Greeter Services, at klaw@choosechicago.com.

Chicago Sports Commission (CSC)

With the goal of establishing Chicago as the premier U.S. destination for sporting events, the CSC recruits and supports high-profile, major sporting events that generate a significant economic impact and achieve positive exposure for the city of Chicago. The CSC works with event organizers year-round to produce events, and many enlist the assistance of volunteers to successfully execute programs.

Get more information about CSC volunteer opportunities.

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