Recruitment and Retention

Find resources to spread the word about AAUW membership and to make renewing an easy decision for your members.

How to Use the Relational Recruitment Method to Grow Your Branch

Recruiting doesn’t have to be uncomfortable. This resource will show you how to focus on getting to know the person and what she wants so that you can invite her to participate in a way that is meaningful to her. Read more »

AAUW Membership Matters — October 2014

In this issue of Membership Matters, we will highlight retention opportunities, branch success stories, retention and recruitment tools, and the “leader essentials” that will help all of us make this a fruitful fiscal year. It does indeed take a village. Read more »

Membership Matters — July/August 2014

Happy New Fiscal Year and Welcome! Thank you for saying YES to volunteer leadership in AAUW! Whether your role is president/administrator, membership vice president, or finance officer, you set the […] Read more »

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Membership Matters

Membership Matters is a monthly e-newsletter for state and branch AAUW membership vice presidents (MVPs), presidents, and finance officers. Read more »

AAUW Membership Matters — September 2014

Creating Back-to-AAUW Enthusiasm! September is almost upon us, and it’s an ideal time for recruitment. In this edition of Membership Matters, you’ll find recruitment ideas, success stories from fellow branches, […] Read more »

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How to Rock Student Organization Recruitment

You know how the first few days of the school year work: Students will attend a student organization fair because of the free food. As an exhibitor, the competition can be tough. But don’t worry. We’re here to help. Follow these tips to rock recruitment on campus this year. Read more »

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8 Ways to Connect Your Branch with NCCWSL Students

There are many ways in which you can build college women’s leadership skills and make connections with NCCWSL participants and their colleges and universities. Here are some ideas. Read more »

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Leader Essentials: A Collection of Resources for AAUW Officers

Leader Essentials (formerly the Starter Kit) contains resources to help AAUW branch and state volunteer leaders accomplish their recruitment and retention, programming, fundraising, and other organizational goals to keep the AAUW community thriving. Read more »

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How to Organize a Voter Registration Drive

This guide provides some easy steps to running a successful voter registration campaign. Read on, and remember that the AAUW public policy staff is here to help — consider them your resource and sounding board. Read more »

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8 Leader Essentials for Membership Vice Presidents (MVPs)

The role of membership vice president (MVP) is an extraordinary one. Designed with relationship building in mind, this position engages potential and current members and keeps a finger on the pulse of everything AAUW. Read on to learn more about the state and branch MVP position guidelines. Read more »