Category: The Fundamentals

Recruiting: The Information Session

The information session is the first opportunity for your organization to introduce itself to prospective members. It should be succinct and persuasive, highlighting your core goals and best features.

Recruiting: The Activities Fair

The activities fair is your single best opportunity to attract new talent into your organization.

Recruiting: Online Presence

Recruiting is a vital part of your role as leader of your organization as it ensures the continuity and quality of your group. Your first tool for effective recruitment is an active website.

External Events: Fund-Raising

The best fund-raising events are well planned, efficiently executed, and provide value to your donors.

External Events: Travel

Travel events, when done properly, are some of the most exciting and fun events an organization can implement.

External Events: Exhibitions

Exhibition events are the most common type of event for student groups that focus on performances.

External Events: Requirements

External events encompass any event that requires your members to engage with non-members and vendors. These can include performances, fund-raisers, and competitions.

Internal Events: Meetings, Practices, and Socials

Internal events are all events that are reserved only for your members. These include general meetings, practics, and social events. The way that you structure your internal events has a great impact on the operations and culture of your organization.

Delegation

As a leader, you are responsible for all the operations within your team. There’s simply not enough time in the day for you to do everything. You must learn how to delegate tasks and how to delegate them well. 

Achieving School Recognition

As a leader, the first thing you should check is whether your group is recognized by your school. Recognition generally confers important benefits such as participation in the activities fair, a budget, and permission to operate.