SILC Member Recruitment and Orientation (1.25 Hours)

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About the Training

Recruiting, orienting, and retaining active and informed SILC members are not easy tasks, but there are proven strategies that can strengthen your approaches to these activities. In this training, you can explore some of these strategies and hear from two SILCs that have developed effective processes that result in committed and engaged Council members.

Target Audience

SILC Chairs, Executive Directors, and staff; and any SILC Committee members responsible for recruiting, orienting/training, and supporting SILC members

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the training, participants will have knowledge and resources that will enable them to:

  • Describe effective strategies to strengthen SILC member recruitment processes that will result in committed, highly engaged council members, while reducing turnover.
  • Identify the elements of highly effective member orientation sessions that result in greater knowledge of the IL field and a higher comfort level among members as they begin their new roles.
  • Utilize effective "best practice" tools and techniques for improving the ongoing support and development of SILC members.

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