ROCEFFECT: Thrive Here

Empowering Early Career Professionals in Greater Rochester


RocEffect connects early career professionals ages 18-30 who seek to thrive, interact, and deepen their knowledge of the Greater Rochester Area.

Each month, RocEffect will host a fun social event, an impactful community service project, and a training/skill development workshop to help members experience firsthand a number of the people, places, and things that help the Greater Rochester Area continue to grow. 

Whether you are visiting Rochester to pursue higher education (college, trade program, etc.) or living here to jumpstart a new career; We aim to engage, retain, and inspire you to choose the Greater Rochester community as your forever home.

We’re looking for Early Career Professionals (ages 18-30) that…



  • seek to build community and additional support systems
  • are eager to share and receive access to information that can benefit all members
  • want to engage with diverse professionals from a range of career fields
  • want to be exposed to new/interesting sights and activities around Rochester
  • are searching for ways to get involved or give back to the Greater Rochester Area
Our Values

Unique Career Journeys

Your story fuels your purpose!

Share your values and interests with a community of early career professionals on a path to build lives and careers that reflect their aspirations.

Our Shared Community

Explore the Greater Rochester area, conveniently, via our curated social events, community service projects, and training/skill development workshops by local professionals on timely topics.

Bright Futures for All

The Greater Rochester Area has tons of untapped opportunities to build healthy lives, explore career paths, and experience exploration around every corner and more.

Spread the Word

Download our digital flyer to share with your friends, colleagues, and or staff.

Member Profile

We want to learn more about you to incorporate your interests into our programming offerings and add to our newsletter!


Eager to connect and know more email our Programs Manager, Bernard Rodgers.

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