John Bemis (jbemis@CASS.MA02.BULL.COM)
Wed, 8 Jun 1994 11:31:01 -0500
Here is a page from recruiting cub scout leaders thta happened to come
Before a good prospect will vonunteer, he/she will need several things:
information, inspiration, and invitation. Information in the form of
ansering questions about w
what is cub scouting,
will it help my son and family,
what is the job description, and
where do i get trained and help.
Inspiration from the points:
that they need to know that kids choose their values
path between 6 and 15,
we don't get a second chance in raising kids, we have
to spend time helping them grow now,
scouting provide peers for their
children that share good solid values,
kids don't laast in scouting without
parent interest and participation,
every one is busy, but what kids need most
at this age is our time, involvement, and interest.
evryone is new to this job, but with training
helps and the commitment of many other volunteers,
you can make a difference.
invite already busy people who won't easily volunteer.
pick the best two people, recruit them as the cubmaster team, den leader team
people have more fun when they can work with someone else.
when the cubmaster, committee chairman, den leader slots are full,
recruit for the committee. just tel them that our kids can't
start with out leaders. banefits come to the boys and parents who
Be positive and entusiastic from start to finish.
the reason they are not standing where you are is because thay are shy and
reluctant to get into something they know nothing about.
Our job is to sell them on the concept of scouting and sell them on making
it happen for their own son by being involved.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City