Welcome, Columbia Tourism Ambassadors! Thank you for helping us give our CoMo visitors the best experience possible. Below, find information on upcoming classes, how to renew, volunteer opportunities, and networking events.


UPCOMING CLASSES

January 31st and April 23rd at the Convention and Visitors Bureau, 12:30 PM

Please spread the word and let friends and co-workers know how (and why) they can become a CTA.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Museum Associates

Museum Associates are seeking responsible and friendly volunteers to ring sales and wait customers in the Museum Store. Volunteers work a two hour shift, one or more days a week. Available slots include:

  • Tuesday: 10 am to Noon or Noon to 2 pm
  • Thursday: 10 am to Noon, Noon to 2 pm or 2 to 4 pm
  • Thursday: 10 am to Noon, Noon to 2 pm or 2 to 4 pm
  • Friday: 10 am to Noon or 2 to 4 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Noon to 2 pm or 2 to 4 pm

Boone County History and Culture Center

There are several roles to choose from, including front desk docent, research facilitator, special events (including the Stables Tour and Boone Piano Concerts), exhibits assistant and tour guide (for Maplewood House and the “Village”). Our greatest need is probably that of acting as a greeter, cashier and museum guide at our front desk Those shifts are available Wed-Sunday and can be as short as 4 hours. Volunteers are understood to be our greatest asset and are recognized annually at the winter holiday reception. Contact the museum at officemanager@boonehistory.orgopens in a new window or 573-443-8936opens in a new window.

HOW TO RECORD POINTS FOR RENEWAL

The process has been upgraded to make it easier:

  • Go to CTANetwork.com
  • Login using your username & password
  • Click on “RENEW MY CERTIFICATION-Record My Points”.
  • Select from one of the two renewal categories ”Visiting Attractions” or “Activities” (see list below).
  • Be sure to click “Submit”, then “Pay by Check”. (This will allow you to print off an invoice to submit the $15 renewal fee.)

You must submit a payment or your renewal will not process within the CTANetwork system.

If you need any help or have questions – please email: Julie.Ausmus@CoMo.gov

ATTENDED EVENTS: CTA Networking Events, Partner Activities, CVB Events, Chamber of Commerce Events, Professional Association/other organization Events.
VOLUNTEERING: Festivals or Events, Meetings/Conventions, Visitor Centers, Visitor/Tourism-related events, completed surveys, Post on CVB or CTA Facebook page, Blog on CVB web site.
EDUCATION: Attend programs/seminars/webinars related to visitors, travel and tourism, CTA Online Learning, CVB programs, Chamber of Commerce programs, College/university lectures, Attend professional organization meetings (MPI, PCMA, HSMAI, ASAE, NACE, etc.)
READINGS: Explore CTA website/Upload Profile Photo, Read Career Tips, Read Three Attraction Descriptions, Travel and Tourism blogs, ‘CTA Insider’ e-newsletter, Explore CVB website


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