April 2019 Newsletter
A Word from the Director:
We hope to see you at our May luncheon this Wednesday at the Cultural Center. During this meeting, Alina Matea, SBDC Consultant  at FIU, will discuss how to make your business plan an effective tool for you. 

Toastmasters Update: On April 24th we had our Toastmasters Introductory Meeting. We are excited to start a new Toastmasters Club at Ocean Reef Club, we'll be meeting twice a month to learn and grow together. Please see below details and join us at our next meeting on May 8th. 

Last but certainly not least, our 8th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament is quickly approaching and we want YOU to get involved this year! We have ONE SPONSOR SPOT LEFT, reach out TODAY to confirm your sponsorship. Please feel free to call or email me for more information, to get registered, or to volunteer day of the event. 

ORCA deadline for the telephone
 ad directory is TOMORROW, April 30th. 
Please see details below

Business of the Month:

8th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament:

Don't miss this great opportunity to market your business to Ocean Reef homeowners!!! 

Contact Jill at Director@OceanReefChamber.org today!
May Luncheon- Registration closes today at 5PM
Wednesday, May 1st @ noon- Cultural Center

Join us for our May Luncheon
on Wednesday, May 1st featuring:
Alina Matea, SBDC at FIU Consultant
Business Plan Evolution presentation
When it comes to writing an effective business plan, there's no one-size-fits-all approach. The business plan of yester-year no longer can achieve the results many businesses seek. These days, customization, research and knowing your audience are key. Join us on May 1st and make your business plan an effective tool for you.
$30 with online Registration & Payment
$35 at the door
 Bring your business cards for distribution
Don't forget to purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to be featured as our Business of the Month for May. Congratulations to our April winner:
Thank you to our luncheon sponsor!
Become a Luncheon Sponsor... Promote YOUR Business While Supporting YOUR Chamber! 
One Sponsor Spot Left- Don't Miss Out!
2020 ORCA Telephone Directory Ad Deadline TOMORROW
Space for Rent: Suit B-201 at the Plaza Building
Toastmasters Club Meeting:
Events Happening in the Community: 

Looking for a Job? These Chamber Members are Hiring...


$10-11.00 per hour depending on experience
Call Nicole at 305-367-2036 or email nicole@ownerrentalgroup.com
Experience Preferred, Must Pass Background



Looking for an office manager to run their new office (5 Barracuda)
*Needs to be strong in Quickbooks*

Also looking for a full time experienced technician
Interested? Reach out to Al Garcia at al@alswifi.com or 305-257-9434


Looking for help in the office with work orders, deposits, answering phone calls, etc.

Interested? Reach out to MJ at  305-451-9796  for more details


Zero Dress Code in Islamorada is looking for a 
Full-time or Part-time Sales Position  

The Dress Code in Ocean Reef is looking for a 
Part-time Sales or Seasonal Position
Send Resume to  ZeroDressCode@gmail.com/ Inquire in person at either location or Call Suzi 305-393-4445
Thank you!


For  seasoned producers the ideal person should have the following:
  • Established relationships with realtors or mortgage brokers
  •  FL General Lines Insurance 220 license (desired)
  •  3+ years of experience in sales - Negotiable
  •  Bachelor's Degree
  •  Willing to travel and engage in networking activities outside of regular business hours
  •   Excellent oral and written communications, interpersonal, prospect and client relationship development, and decision-making skills
  •   Must be Detail oriented, team player and results oriented with a self-drive to succeed

 For the Producer In Training to Stay in Personal Lines
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Tech savvy
  •  Will get licensed after joining our team
  • Willing to travel and engage in networking activities outside of regular business hours
  •  Excellent oral and written communications (preferably English and Spanish), interpersonal, prospect and client relationship development, and decision-making skills.
  • Must be Detail oriented, team player and results oriented with a self-drive to succeed
This will be a salary based / commission / production incentive position with a full benefits package and T&E expenses covered.

Contact Yaritza Morris
Private Client Leader
Brown & Brown of Florida, Inc. dba. TR Jones & Co.
at (305) 246-7528 or  ymorris@bbinsfl.com

Full time help in office.

To apply, please contact Eileen Plasky at
eileen@epdesigngroup.com  or 305.735.4589


To apply, please contact Katya Andrade at kandrade@fkcs.org or 305-852-4246 x235 or fax at 305-852-6902.

Youth Mentor

If you are interested in a career working with young people, this could be the opportunity for you! Our youth support team members are responsible for the supervision of and facilitation of activities for youth ages 10-18 living in our Upper Keys residential facility.
You must be at least 21 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent to apply. Entry level position but six months to one year of experience working with youth is preferred.


Job Opportunity Submitted
Contact Name
Lorenzo Giles
Contact Phone
Contact Email
Job Title
A/V Technician, Programmer, Field Manager
Job Description
Please Email: Lorenzo@itssimplified.com for application and inquiries about these positions.

Please review our website for more information on our services. www.itssimplified.com


The Ocean Reef Community Association (ORCA) in North Key Largo is hiring! 
Interested in joining our team? Check out our website at:  orcareef.com
Positions are available in the following areas:
(click on the job title for more details)
Ocean Reef Public Safety Department:
Fire/EMS Commander
Part-Time Access Control Officer (Front Gate)
North Key Largo Utility Corporation:
Wastewater Treatment Operator
Collection Systems Technician
ORCAT and The Grayvik Animal Care Center:
Part-Time Animal Care Assistant
Ocean Reef Volunteer Fire Department:
Volunteer Firefighter
For consideration, please apply online at  orcareef.com and send your resume to:
Talent Acquisition Division
OCEAN REEF COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION  orcaemployment@orcareef.com 


The UPS Store at Ocean Reef- Now Hiring!


Apply via email attention Michele Beach: store6171@theupsstore.com 


Job Opportunity Submitted
Contact Name
Christina Watson
Contact Phone
Contact Email

Job Title
Part time receptionist
Job Description
Please call or email Christina if you're interested in applying.  

Did you Know? 

Let us help you promote your next event, post your job openings, or sh are your member member deals.  The Ocean Reef Chamber of Commerce is happy to:

Complimentary (on our website):
-Post job openings
-Share member to member specials
-Post current coupons being offered

Minimal fee:
-Send e-blast to our contact list on your behalf
-Feature your story on our newsletter
-Post flyers on our social networks 

Contact us at 305-367-3646 to find out more!