Recruiting & Membership
VIP Info for All Unit Leaders
The following are the key actions you need to take to successfully recruit youth to your unit.
- Ensure that your Unit ‘Pin’ information is correct. Info Sheet (PDF)
- Identify a parent willing to serve as your unit’s New Member Coordinator (i.e. recruiting / membership chair) and have them take the position specific training. Provide your NMC contact info to your District Executive.
New Member Coordinator Position
Sustaining strong membership in a unit depends not only on having new members join the unit, but also on engaging youth and their families in the unit experiences so that they feel Welcomed and want to stay. The role of the New Member Coordinator is to ensure that both keys to success take place.
- Download the printable NMC brochure: A brief summary of the New Member Coordinator position.
- Download the NMC business card template: Take advantage of this handy template to produce your own personalized business cards.
- Download the NMC business card example
- Download the NMC position description: A complete position description as printed in the District Committee Guide.
- Download the Welcome logo: New Member Coordinators need to be identifiable! Wear this logo with pride on an activity shirt, on a hat or a vest or in some cases, a pin on a field uniform.
Recruiting For Cub Scouts
The following presentations and resources will provide Pack Membership Chairs and New Member Coordinators with the knowledge and tools to successfully recruit new youth to their units.
PPC Recruiting Materials
Patriots’ Path Council has a wide variety of materials like lawn signs, information booklets, etc available to units at no cost. Please visit our Resources page for more details.
National Council Recruiting Resources
Visit BSA’s Recruitment page for the latest BSA approved marketing materials (pictures, logos, etc), recruiting tips and webinars.
PPC Membership Committee
VP, PPC Membership
PPC Membership Chair
District Membership Chairs
Beth Wynn St. Louis