Recruitment Practices

The Recruitment Practices Award recognizes a fraternity or sorority that has adhered to the values of community, fairness, and responsibility in its recruitment/intake practices.

  1. The chapter elects or appoints an officer whose primary responsibility is to coordinate the chapter's membership recruitment program.
    • Documentation: An official officer description AND/OR Officer goals and objectives.
  2. The chapter follows all chapter-specific (National/International Headquarters) guidelines and standards for membership recruitment.
    • Documentation: Evidence of guidelines (lists of rules/standards) AND/OR Evidence of the ways the chapter successfully educates members about guidelines (e.g. member education, workshops, information sessions).
  3. The chapter follows all university and council-specific guidelines for membership recruitment.
    • Documentation: Evidence of guidelines (lists of rules/standards) AND/OR Evidence of the ways the chapter successfully educates members about guidelines (e.g. member education, workshops, information sessions)
  4. The chapter sponsors appropriate themes and publicity during recruitment.
    • Documentation: Evidence of appropriately-themed recruitment flyers or items (e.g. t-shirts)
  5. The chapter conducts a workshop on appropriate membership recruitment practices for its members.
    • Documentation: Evidence of workshop (e.g. schedule, program).
  6. The chapter conducts an evaluation process to improve its recruitment practices.
    • Documentation: Evidence of evaluation tool or workshop and evaluation results, including specific recommendations.
  7. The chapter makes available online information about recruitment events or methods for prospective members to get involved.
    • Documentation: Screenshot of information on a website (e.g. Facebook, chapter website).
  8. The chapter has improved its recruitment practices in at least one area, procedure, or event.
    • Documentation: Evidence or summary of improvements.

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