Eastleigh District Adult Recruitment Campaign ‘ Staffing the Adventure’. Aims and Objectives. To recruit up to 50 new adults into Eastleigh Scouting To raise the profile of Scouting in Eastleigh. Publicity. Leaflets in ‘freebies’ to all Eastleigh District post codes
Adults of all ages and of all skill levels whatever time they can give
Adults who like children and young people
50 adults wanted – what number will we consider a success ? One good new section leader? 20 new volunteers ? ......CAMPAIGN PROGRAMME
Training for young spokespeople – now recruiting suitable young people!
One hour briefing for adult support team – for all those helping out with the Launch event (from 10.00 am)
Groups: distribute posters and leaflets to local shops/ libraries/schools/surgeries (docs/dentists/vets)
District: begin to monitor/record/respond
(DC letter) to telephone calls/email offers
Oct 28th: Distribution of 10,250 flyers with free papers to SO50 4-9 houses
Media releases issued to radio/tv/newspapers
Groups to distribute to all members the parent ‘ mud’ folder, containing
Letter from GSL (suggested draft available)
District to provide literature to 3 x large local employers as pilot to evaluate response
Site 1: Wells Place - climbing wall and County trailer
Site 2: Swan Centre – static display including Shelter Box (to give flyer about donations, not collecting)
Request: We are seeking a ‘personality’ who will gain media attention by scaling climbing wall – any ideas?
District will continue daily monitoring/ recording responding to emails/Tel calls
‘DIRECT TO GROUP’ VOLUNTEERS. They will remain ‘yours’ but please pass them through the system !
All will be invited to a ‘welcome’ on Monday November 22nd 7: 30 at 1st Eastleigh HQ
Outline of support available
Completion of required documentation
Groups to have at least one member present to help please
Although from November 22nd we would hope all new volunteers will be with Groups, the usual monitoring will occur and they will be contacted occasionally by District so we can evaluate their progress and this can inform future recruitment and retention.
It is intended that the training programme will commence in January