Your chapter plays an important role in mobilizing the global movement to build a better world. Strong chapter leadership and a strategy for recruiting, engaging and retaining members set the foundation for your chapter to partner effectively with developing communities.
Chapter Organization and Leadership
Behind every strong program is a strong chapter. A strong chapter is well-organized, has clearly defined leadership roles, and prioritizes long-term planning to ensure sustainability.
These tools help chapter leaders run chapters more effectively:
- Example Chapter Operating Procedures
- Example Chapter Officer Descriptions
- Chapter Operations Guide
- New Officer Orientation Webinar
- Chapter Officer Update
Recruiting, Engaging, and Retaining Members
Most EWB-USA members get involved by joining a local chapter. Chapter members take on a variety of roles, such as becoming officers, traveling to the community for project trips, or planning fundraising events. Through the participation and hard work of members, chapters fulfill their commitment to their partner community.
These tools help chapters grow and retain their membership:
- New Member Overview
- Chapter Recruitment Tips
- New Member Orientation Toolkits
EWB-USA has policies and guidelines in place for its members and chapters to uphold our core values. These policies ensure that we operate as one organization with aligned goals and principles: