Recruitment

2018 Recruitment Campaign Update

Good News:  We've welcomed over 1,000 new members through May 31, and 13 lodges have recently met or exceeded their 2018 recruitment goal. Read the detailed results by District and Lodge online now.   More Good News:  In May all eight of our Districts had a net gain in members. Way to go everyone! Members deserve recognition Don't let members miss out!  [...]

By |November 12th, 2018|Categories: 2018, Resource Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 2018 Recruitment Campaign Update

Membership Recruitment Retention and Support

Because Sons of Norway is a membership organization, all lodge officers have duties that support both new and current members. However, the Vice President and Membership or Financial Secretaries are more membership focused than the other lodge officer positions. Here are some of their membership related duties: Vice President Serves as chair of the Membership Committee Is in charge of the [...]

By |November 1st, 2018|Categories: 2018, Resource Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Membership Recruitment Retention and Support

Recruitment Made Easy

Holding new member recruitment events is a great way to promote your lodge and increase your membership. What better way to entice potential members than with food and fellowship? One of the best partners you have in your efforts to recruit new members is your Financial Benefits Counselor. Your FBC will help organize a New Member Dinner and make a presentation [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|Categories: 2018, Resource Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Recruitment Made Easy

2018 Recruitment Update

New member recruitment is underway. Earlier this year the International Board set a new member recruitment goal of 3,300 paid members. That's a new member recruitment goal of 9% across all lodges. For a lodge of 70 members, this is a goal of 6 new dues paid members. For lodges of 50 or fewer members, the goal is to recruit 4 [...]

By |June 17th, 2018|Categories: 2018, Resource Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 2018 Recruitment Update

Plan now to boost membership in 2018

Will your lodge be participating in community-wide festivals or events in in the upcoming year? Make the most of these opportunities to build interest in Sons of Norway and invite more prospective members to join. After attending Olympia Norway Day last April, Hovedstad 2-094 in Olympia, WA, recruited 75% of their 2017 new members within three months. They had member enrollment [...]

By |January 20th, 2018|Categories: 2018, Resource Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Plan now to boost membership in 2018

Turning Your Members into Recruiters

The holidays may seem like the distant future, but for Sons of Norway they’re right around the corner. In fact, September through December is our busiest time. The next four months account for a significant portion of Sons of Norway’s annual recruitment, so it’s easy to see why the rest of the year will go by like a breeze. Because the [...]

By |December 19th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Resource Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Turning Your Members into Recruiters

So Little Time; So Many Members to Recruit

The countdown to winding up our 2017 member recruitment campaign, a component of our #Growingto2020 initiative, has begun. Only a few weeks remain to increase this year’s membership rolls and ensure a vibrant future for your lodge. Remind your current members and top recruiters that lodges will receive these prizes in 2018 as congratulations for meeting their 2017 10% recruitment goals: [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: 2017, Resource Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on So Little Time; So Many Members to Recruit

New Membership Application Forms for U.S Lodges

Helping a prospective member apply for membership? Please be aware: The current application form should be used until Dec. 31, 2017 with the existing dues rates.  As a reminder:  A separate application should be submitted for each new member. (Lodges in Canada and Norway should continue using the existing form in 2018.) After Dec. 31, 2017 the new application form should [...]

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2016 Lodge Goals

2016 Lodge Goals As 2015 draws to a close it’s time to start looking to the future. Has your lodge leadership team discussed its vision for next year? Setting goals for 2016 is a great way to help shape the lodge in a positive way. Let’s spend some time examining what kinds of goals your lodge should consider and how you [...]

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