Recruiting

 Presentation at DC Meeting on 11-13-2017

What Will You Find In This Section?

  1. NY3 Volunteer Recruiting Checklist
  2. Volunteer Recruiting Poster
  3. Sample Press Release for Volunteer Recruiting
  4. Sample Post Card for Mailing to Potential Volunteers
  5. Partnering With Colleges – A guide to working with colleges to use students as volunteers

1. NY3 – Volunteer Recruiting Checklist

Various ways to get out the “Call for Volunteers” message

Attached is a detailed paper on this subject. 

2. Volunteer Recruiting Poster

   This is in pdf format.  This poster was done with Microsoft Publisher and this format is available for modification – contact Dave Weaving for this version.

3. Sample Press Release for Volunteer Recruiting

 

4. Post Card Text

If resources (mailing list, funds for postage, etc.) exist, you may wish to send out postcards to people who fit our volunteer demographics.  Should you do this, here is some sample text for the postcard.

5. Partnering with Colleges/Universities to Broaden Volunteer Base

Following are suggestions/guidelines for working with colleges and universities for the purpose of recruiting student volunteers.

DOCUMENT CONTENTS:

  1. Importance of a strong advocate at the college/university
  2. Student Recruiting
  3. Student Training and Orientation
  4. Site Staffing
  5. Tax Preparation Period
  6. Tax Season Wrap-up
  7. Examples of College/University Partnerships

Attached is a detailed paper on this subject. 

Link to video describing the program at SUNY Plattsburgh

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AUd9gYxEfFA

Link to article describing the program at Mount Saint Mary

http://www.msmc.edu/News/mount_students_make_taxes_less_taxing_for_area_res.be