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Recruiting and Retention Officer Duties

Recruiting and Retention Officer Description:


Formulates plans and establishes policies, procedures, and programs, designed to assist CAP in attracting new members and retaining
current members. They shall:
Plan and conduct periodic membership drives and open houses to attract new members and to stimulate interest in current inactive
Make presentations to outside groups, both youth and adult, to attract new members.
Place posters and other recruiting materials in strategic locations advertising local meeting times and places.
Stage display booths and provide recruiting coverage at local high schools, shopping centers, air shows, and other public events.
Personally contact individuals expressing an interest in CAP by telephone, written inquiry, etc., and follow up to ensure that all
interested persons are fully informed on the CAP program and local unit activities.
The recruiting officer should be familiar with all aspects of the Civil Air Patrol program, particularly the CAP Constitution and
Bylaws, CAPR 20-1, and CAPM 39-2.