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The items below have been produced to assist you in organising your Recruitment events. Documents giving tips and advice are in PDF format, and templates for you to use are in WORD. Posters are in PDF but are forms to which you can add your own contact details.
Made of BPA-free plastic and holding 30cl of liquid, this reusable coffee mug keeps your coffee warm for longer and the mug (not the lid) is dishwasher safe. Many coffee outlets now offer a discount for using your own mug so why not take your Soroptimist Mug with you when you go shopping—just in case!
Priced at £4.80 plus postage and packing—order using the updated order form below:
Jute Shopping Bag
Made of Canberra natural juco with jute gussets, this attractive bag is 400(h) x 180(w) x 330(d)mm with short soft loop handles.
Price is £4.50 plus P&P—order using the updated order form below:
Please sign up to our 2018 Membership Month Thunderclap and help spread our message even further than last year. We have until 12th May to get 100 sign ups, so please do support it.
We’re running two competitions again for the 2018 Membership Month, looking for the best Member/Club video and photograph. Information about the competition can be found below:
This image is great to use on your promotional literature, and is available with and without the logo and web address:
There are a range of infographics available in different sizes, depending on your requirements:
You could print this off and ask Members to write inside the bubble why they are Members – then take a photo of them holding it up and share on social media.
The following eight posters were designed by Soroptimist International of the Americas, and they have agreed that we can use them and amend them with our own logo. Each poster gives a different powerful reason to volunteer and join Soroptimist International. Use the one you prefer or use all eight in different places in your town/city. You can add your own contact details in the Contact Us box:
|Find your Joy
|Lead the Way
|Life is better with friends
|Make a Connection
|Put Family First||Find your inner Superhero||Find your Inner Peace||Make a Difference|
SIGBI has produced an A3 poster that you can use to advertise your events.
This poster will also print A4 simply by choosing A4 in the print settings. All the elements will be re-sized proportionately.
A poster has been produced of the back page of Soroptimist News December 2015. Professional printing is recommended, and as the poster does not include contact details, it should be used only as part of a larger display that includes such information.
The following documents include advice on using some of the materials in this toolkit, as well as other useful information:
Remember to always use the Hastag #WhySoroptimist on all your social media activity related to recruitment and include @SIGBI1 in all your Tweets.
Raise the profile of your Club by awarding a “Volunteer of the Year” Certificate to someone in your Community who has given exceptional service on a voluntary basis. Ask local charities or businesses to nominate someone, and have a panel within the Club to make the final selection. Invite the winner (and Press) to an event where the Certificate can be presented.
You can use the certificate template below (which is in PowerPoint format), or create your own:
We have produced a PowerPoint Presentation for your Club to use at a recruitment event. Feel free to edit it by adding your own slides, or personalising it for your own Club:
Some Clubs have requested that gift vouchers be developed for them to use to offer “discounts” on Membership to women to encourage them to join, so we have developed two gift vouchers that can be used by Clubs., one for Associate Membership and one for Club Membership.
The gift vouchers are both intended to be issued and completed electronically and forwarded by email. They could be used as Christmas/Birthday/Mothers Day gifts, or as a gift for a speaker at a Club meeting, for example.
Full details of how to use the vouchers is given in the letter below. The Club Membership Gift Voucher can be downloaded, and the Associate Membership Gift Voucher (pictured) can be ordered from SIGBI HQ.