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
Eastleigh District Adult Recruitment Campaign‘Staffing the Adventure’
What are we after ?
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 ? ......
Sunday October 17th at 1st Eastleigh HQ
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)
Week commencing October 24th
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
WEEK COMMENCING NOVEMBER 1st
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
Borough News advert early November
Saturday November 6th Launch 9.00 – 4.30
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?
Response to enquiries
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 !
Welcoming new volunteers
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
Monitoring progress of volunteers
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