When you can't meet in person, chapter leaders can use virtual resources to stay connected with their organizations and involved with their communities.
Recruitment and Intake
- Read about a new approach to recruitment.
- Learn about digital recruitment.
- Read about virtual recruitment.
- Informal Recruitment is Non-Toxic
- Informal Recruitment Event Best Practices
- Relationships Matter in CBFOs
- The Walls We Create to Joining Our Organizations
- Principles of Inclusivity & Equity in Recruitment and Intake
- Researching CBFOs: Sure, Just Visit the Website
- Hosting Better Informationals
- How to Recruit Gen Z
- 10 Virtual Recruitment Events
- 97 Ways to Make Panhellenic Recruitment More Authentic
- Better Questions, for Better Conversations
- Top 5 Tips for Panhellenic Informal Recruitment
- Are you recruiting Buddies or Brothers?
- What PNM excuses really mean
New Member Education and Presentations
- How to Keep the Members You Recruit
- Tips for Fraternity New Member Education
- What do the Beatles Know About Member Retention?
- How a Championship Team Onboards New Teammates
- 10 Be’s of Virtual Relationship Building
- Onboarding New Members
- Use Tik Tok challenges to reveal new members
- Give each New Member their own post on your chapter’s Instagram to introduce them
- Volunteer based on your schedule with Catchafire.
- Translate for international organizations that focus on crisis relief, health and education.
- Play trivia with Free Rice Fundraiser, and for every question answered, 10 grains of rice are donated to the United Nations World Food Program
- Read children's books on social media for parents to share with their kids.
- Make animal toys out of old T-shirts.
- Transcribe historical documents for the Smithsonian.
- Check out online volunteering with the UN.
- Subtitle and translate TED Talks
- Your chapter can Adopt a Nursing Home!
- Test, evaluate or develop things for the National Park Service
Brotherhood and Sisterhood
- Senior shoutouts to honor graduating members or throw a "senior send-off party". Have members prepare speeches about individual seniors' impacts and send them a gift in the mail.
- Complete a RecWell virtual movement or workout class.
- Take a virtual tour of a national park together.
- Check out the book 44 Ways to Foster Brotherhood and Sisterhood Virtually.
- Play board games online.
- Host an MTV Cribs episode: Have members show their houses and rooms on a video call
- Play eye spy or just watch with a live animal cam.
- Check out this one is from Big Cat Rescue. Maybe you’ll get a glimpse of Carol Baskin?
- Try a virtual candle pass.
- Use a free virtual museum tour for a brotherhood or sisterhood event.
- Hold a virtual trivia event.
- Have virtual brotherhood or sisterhood dates. Put members in pairs or small groups to Facetime and stay connected.
- Facetime or video conference with a brother or sister and discuss your favorite line, value or part of your ritual ceremony.
- Share how you've realized the importance of your organization's values, motto or creed.
- Share a story of how you're living your ritual. Describe how your promises helped you realize the gift you've been given as a member of your organization.
Marketing and PR
- Gaining Visibility on Campus
- Marketing Like a 4th Grade Bake Sale
- Bringing People to YOU with marketing
- The 4 S’s of Fraternity & Sorority Life Marketing
- What is PR Chair supposed to do?
- Marketing Manifesto
- Marketing to Gen Z
- Have chapter meetings virtually using Zoom, Google Hangouts or Microsoft Teams.
- Post or email chapter meeting minutes.
- Virtual Meeting Tips
- Top 10 Things Your Chapters Should Do Right Now to Respond to COVID-19
- 5 Heartfelt Requests for Sororities