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Recruiting and Retention

Recruiting Officer
CAPR 20-1, pp. 38-39

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 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. 

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.