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Specialty Track: 226 - Recruiting and Retention


In today’s Civil Air Patrol Recruiting Personnel formulates plans and establishes policies, procedures, and programs, designed to assist CAP in attracting new members and retaining current members.

Key Duties

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.


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