Attract forward minded young professionals that want to professionally grow in their community and career.
Develop, enable and educate Douglas County’s next generation of leaders.
To encourage and empower young professionals to make a difference by serving the professional, civic and philanthropic aspects of Douglas County.
Create an environment where young professionals can meet, network, partner and unite.
The NextGen Mentoring Program is a cornerstone of AMP’D and its mission of attracting emerging professionals to engage, develop, and serve in Douglas County. AMP’D began in 2007 as the Young Professionals Connection, and was rebranded as AMP’D in 2018.
As a young professional mentee, you will be connected with an accomplished professional from a broad array of commercial, nonprofit and government backgrounds. As a mentor, you will help shape a young professional’s future by sharing your knowledge and providing a firsthand glimpse of life and work in Douglasville and Douglas County. At the conclusion of the program, mentors and mentees often find that the learning has been mutual and that the relationship has grown in ways not foreseen at the start.
In order to establish a successful relationship, mentors and mentees need to be:
The Top Ten Young Professionals of 2018 is a recognition presented by the DC Chamber’s Advancing Modern Professionals in Douglas (AMP’D). Advancing Modern Professionals in Douglas is a program of the Douglas County Chamber Foundation. The mission of AMP’D is attracting emerging professionals to engage, develop, and serve in Douglas County.
Top Ten Young Professionals of 2018 Nominees must meet each of the following criteria:
For more information, please contact the Chamber at 770.942.5022.
The Douglas County Chamber Foundation’s Advancing Modern Professionals in Douglas (AMP’D) Program is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Continuing Education Scholarship. AMP’D offers multiple scholarships totaling $1,500 to young professionals ages 21-40. The scholarships will be awarded to individuals who embody the mission of AMP’D: attracting emerging professionals to engage, develop, and serve in Douglas County.
The AMP’D Continuing Education Scholarships are designed for modern professionals from Chamber Member businesses or organizations seeking to continue their education on any level; whether pursuing a college degree, technical certification, or attending a professional development conference. Applicants must be employed by a Douglas County Chamber Member, have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED, and be under the age of 40 by June 15, 2018.
“The education and professional development of young professionals is essential asset to a successful and thriving workforce.,” commented Chamber President and CEO, Sara Ray. AMP’D holds fundraisers throughout the year to ensure that these opportunities continue to be available, and we are thrilled to support them.”
Applications are available online at www.douglascountygeorgia.com, and are due June 15, 2018 by 5 p.m. If you are interested in learning more about AMP’D, please contact the Chamber at 770.942.5022.
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