I have have a problem with setting up a society, even at the application form stage.
I would like to set up a society (name not mentioning) for fundraising activities in my university. The university has sent me an application form for me to fill in. I need to fill in contacts for vice- chair, secretary, treasurer etc.
The problem is, how do I get the right people and motivated friends to fill in these positions? I don't think my friends are willing to go through this, they don't even fundraise or volunteer themselves.
I can't just go to students on-campus and ask them to join right? I have to know these guys personally right?
I have a problem forming the team.
All answers appreciated.
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- Thread Starter
- 13-07-2009 16:38
- 13-07-2009 16:47
Put up a notice asking for students who are interested in forming a society to raise funds for charity to contact you.
When you get enough names call a meeting and hold elections.
- 13-07-2009 17:05
Is this for the Uni of Manchester?
Either way you dont have to know them as friends but I don't see why a bunch of random people would want to form a society with you.
- 15-07-2009 11:43
I agree with posting an informal note somewhere asking if people are interested in joining your society. It would be good to have motivated and useful people on your committee.
- 19-07-2009 20:30
email can be quite an effective way of getting through to people if you get it right - just find out who to email!