Recruitment and Retention Workshop

Member

Mohinee Heeramun


Duration

From March 11 to May 21, 2018

Target

JCI members, Members of the public, Other NGOs members


Target population

20


Target avg age

25


People impacted

16


Purpose

Recruitment and retention are two major ingredients to be taken on board for the sustainability of an organization and an enterprise. In the present environment, it becomes a necessity for organizations to develop strategies for retaining their best team members and for recruiting people with the same mindset and goals of the organization.
[Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don't want to. -Richard Branson]
Even though we are a non-profitable organization, we do function like a real company. Mostly every action of the organization has a direct effect on members of the public, as well as members of the organization. The NGO is faced with recruitment as well as retention challenges at every step of the way.
The workshop was organised in line with JCI mission to contribute to the advancement of the community by providing the opportunity to people to develop leadership skills, social responsibility, fellowship and entrepreneurship which are necessary to create positive change. The workshop enabled members of JCI as well as their acquaintances to learn about different strategies related to the topic.


Overview

Recruitment and retention of members in NGOs. Tactics, Dos and Don’ts to attract new members and to retain existing ones.


Results

The workshop attracted mostly board members and those who were directly linked to recruitment and retention tactics of JCI organisations. Most were in awe of the different tactics being presented by the trainer.


Recommendations

Most participants suggested to have one more session but on a larger scale.

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