Successful recruitment and retention of new ringers is essential. In order to achieve success, we need to plan for both recruitment and retention simultaneously. Will you retain the new ringer(s) you have just recruited? How will you integrate them into your existing band?
The resources available here have been designed to help you achieve this.
- Publicity materials – including downloadable templates for you to adapt for your own use, and also flags and banners that can be borrowed for high-profile events.
- Virtual Tower Tour – PowerPoint slides (that you can adapt) and guidance notes for how to plan, publicise and deliver a virtual tower open day and “have a go” session using Ringing Room.
- Recruitment and Retention Workshop Resources Pack – including the presentation and notes, and organisers’ and facilitators’ guides, so that you can run your own workshop to plan recruitment and retention in your area.
- Ringing World articles
The Association of Ringing Teachers (ART) website also has excellent resources: http://ringingteachers.org/resource-centre/recruitment-and-retention.