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Recruiting and Retention Officer for Seniors

January 5, 2020

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This is role is a “Primary” staff position. The selected candidate will formulate plans and establishes policies, procedures, and programs, designed to assist CAP in attracting new members and retaining current members. This position reports directly to the Squadron Commander

Responsibilities of Recruiting and Retention Officer:  

  • Plan and conduct periodic membership drives and open houses to attract new members and to stimulate interest in current inactive members.  

  • 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. 

  • Assist in the maintenance of Social Media and Website pages to generate interest and drive recruiting goals. 

  • Define and enforce response standards to ensure that emails and other direct messages from the public are addressed in a timely manner. 

  • 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. 

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