-Focus on establishing contacts to recruit volunteers as tutor/mentors, office support, committee members
-Recruitment of volunteers is on-going. However, extra effort will target a build-up of new volunteers for the start of the fall tutoring year.
-Contact volunteer/community affairs coordinator in July/August and request support• Associations - Union League Club, Chicago Bar Association, Young Executives Club, minority professional and business associations• Newslink, media placements• Tutor/Mentor Connection Volunteer Fair - annuallyMinority Recruiting. As part of the organization's policy of recruiting minorities into broad participation and leadership, a targeted effort aims at this group.
-Establish parent committee and involve parents on committees
-Invite to orientation in fall
-Establish a once-a-month parent briefing where activity calendars can be reviewed and parents can sign up for multiple events at one time
-Other activities the volunteer(s) might be responsible for include: recruit students, provide escort for those students who need it, support each other and the students and the program and give input to the program.
*Community Relations' Coordinator*
-Facilitate communication among area programs and to prepare a community calendar of events so that groups may support each other and reduce potential scheduling conflicts.
*School Committee Coordinator*
-Establish and maintain a communications link with schools where Cabrini Connection students are enrolled. This will develop two-way support for between the schools and our programs.
*Training Committee Coordinator*
-Responsible for fall Tutor, Student and Parent Orientations. Will also work with the Cabrini Connections staff to present in-service and seminars over the course of the year.
*Motivation/Incentive Committee Coordinator*
-Develop a recognition program for volunteers and students, working with the training and recruiting committees. Some suggested programs
-Develop Mantra/pledge for Cabrini Connections that includes values• Wall plaques to recognize students who recruit/get on honor roll
-Wall plaques to recognize volunteers who raise funds, recruit volunteers
-End of year certificates of achievement/attendance
-Special privileges for extra effort/achievement
-End of Year Dinner/special recognition events
*Student Recruitment Committee Coordinator*
-Responsible for recruiting new students, screening and assessing applicants, following up with parent permission forms.
-Work with the volunteer recruiting committee to try to maintain an enrollment balance between students and tutors.