Your club does so much good for the community, why wouldn’t someone want to join? Maybe that someone doesn’t know about Kiwanis. Maybe that someone needs to be invited. Recruiting new members is about sharing the Kiwanis message, telling of your club experience and asking them to join you in service. These tips and tools will show you how.
Using these prospect points, create a list of people you know who would benefit from membership in this new club. Be sure to include names you’ve gathered during community analysis interviews. Can’t figure out who to ask? Use these prompters to fill your guest list.
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Here are a few ideas for recruiting new members.
- Take a systematic approach. Focus your growth efforts using the steps outlined in the Connect to the community section.
- Plan a formal membership drive. Implement a step-by-step recruitment drive, from getting the board of directors' buy-in to developing a guest list to mentoring your new members.
- Set clear goals. Hone your skills in setting and achieving your recruitment goals with the Planning Your Club’s Success tool.
- Look the part. Wearing your Kiwanis apparel is an easy way to promote Kiwanis and get the attention of prospective members. Be ready with your elevator speech if someone asks about Kiwanis.