Recruiting cadets

#1
I'm interested to know, how do the cadets recruit in areas?

Do they visit schools? How do it work?

Not for myself, i just curious, please enlighten me....

thanks
 
#3
Most detachments recruit by word of mouth, our local ACIO send quite a few down.

Recruiting ideas, get your name about, local press etc, some dets go into schools, but that is entirely dependent on the head.

Collect for a local charity, give out business cards to passers by etc.
 
#4
zippy483 said:
Most detachments recruit by word of mouth, our local ACIO send quite a few down.

Recruiting ideas, get your name about, local press etc, some dets go into schools, but that is entirely dependent on the head.

Collect for a local charity, give out business cards to passers by etc.
Do they often have capacity for additional cadets??

and....Whats the reaction of school headteachers, do they veiw the cadets independant of army??
 
#5
zippy483 said:
Most detachments recruit by word of mouth, our local ACIO send quite a few down.

Recruiting ideas, get your name about, local press etc, some dets go into schools, but that is entirely dependent on the head.

Collect for a local charity, give out business cards to passers by etc.
You sick sick man :wink:
 
#6
smudge67 said:
zippy483 said:
Most detachments recruit by word of mouth, our local ACIO send quite a few down.

Recruiting ideas, get your name about, local press etc, some dets go into schools, but that is entirely dependent on the head.

Collect for a local charity, give out business cards to passers by etc.
You sick sick man :wink:
smudge, i hear they're a freindly bunch, may be you would like to join in :wink: you could handout the leaflets and get your name about :D
 
#7
speedybham said:
zippy483 said:
Most detachments recruit by word of mouth, our local ACIO send quite a few down.

Recruiting ideas, get your name about, local press etc, some dets go into schools, but that is entirely dependent on the head.

Collect for a local charity, give out business cards to passers by etc.
Do they often have capacity for additional cadets??

and....Whats the reaction of school headteachers, do they veiw the cadets independant of army??
Not really anything to do with the headteacher, unless it is a CCF, which is established within a School/College.
 
#8
dingerr said:
speedybham said:
zippy483 said:
Most detachments recruit by word of mouth, our local ACIO send quite a few down.

Recruiting ideas, get your name about, local press etc, some dets go into schools, but that is entirely dependent on the head.

Collect for a local charity, give out business cards to passers by etc.
Do they often have capacity for additional cadets??

and....Whats the reaction of school headteachers, do they veiw the cadets independant of army??
Not really anything to do with the headteacher, unless it is a CCF, which is established within a School/College.
well how do you recruit then? surely secondary schools are the prime age group (no useless comments, unless you want a mouth full of abuse!! thanks! :D :D )
 
#9
speedybham said:
dingerr said:
speedybham said:
zippy483 said:
Most detachments recruit by word of mouth, our local ACIO send quite a few down.

Recruiting ideas, get your name about, local press etc, some dets go into schools, but that is entirely dependent on the head.

Collect for a local charity, give out business cards to passers by etc.
Do they often have capacity for additional cadets??

and....Whats the reaction of school headteachers, do they veiw the cadets independant of army??
Not really anything to do with the headteacher, unless it is a CCF, which is established within a School/College.
well how do you recruit then? surely secondary schools are the prime age group (no useless comments, unless you want a mouth full of abuse!! thanks! :D :D )
I bet you'd like a mouthful of something, you dirty peado :)
 
#11
speedybham said:
dont smudge please, things might get nasty

Well I can't have things turn nasty......not with a spikey headed fella with red lightning bolts on his top :)
 
#14
dingerr said:
speedybham said:
zippy483 said:
Most detachments recruit by word of mouth, our local ACIO send quite a few down.

Recruiting ideas, get your name about, local press etc, some dets go into schools, but that is entirely dependent on the head.

Collect for a local charity, give out business cards to passers by etc.
Do they often have capacity for additional cadets??

and....Whats the reaction of school headteachers, do they veiw the cadets independant of army??
Not really anything to do with the headteacher, unless it is a CCF, which is established within a School/College.
It is entirely dependent on the headteacher as to who he lets into the school most are very supportive some are a little loony left, and think we are attempting to "train boy soldiers like they do in Angola" and yes that is a quote.

Think the key is to emphasize the non green things we do such as DofE, first aid quals, Btec etc.
 
#15
zippy483 said:
dingerr said:
speedybham said:
zippy483 said:
Most detachments recruit by word of mouth, our local ACIO send quite a few down.

Recruiting ideas, get your name about, local press etc, some dets go into schools, but that is entirely dependent on the head.

Collect for a local charity, give out business cards to passers by etc.
Do they often have capacity for additional cadets??

and....Whats the reaction of school headteachers, do they veiw the cadets independant of army??
Not really anything to do with the headteacher, unless it is a CCF, which is established within a School/College.
It is entirely dependent on the headteacher as to who he lets into the school most are very supportive some are a little loony left, and think we are attempting to "train boy soldiers like they do in Angola" and yes that is a quote.

Think the key is to emphasize the non green things we do such as DofE, first aid quals, Btec etc.
dry bumming, ******* etc
 
#16
And come on people can we rise above the usual insinuation that AI's in the cadet forces are a bunch of kiddy fiddlers, it aint big and it aint clever, and it is even less funny.
 
#17
zippy483 said:
And come on people can we rise above the usual insinuation that AI's in the cadet forces are a bunch of kiddy fiddlers, it aint big and it aint clever, and it is even less funny.
Well.......to be fair........it is amusing :)

But 'tis all meant in jest dear chap.
 
#18
smudge67 said:
zippy483 said:
dingerr said:
speedybham said:
zippy483 said:
Most detachments recruit by word of mouth, our local ACIO send quite a few down.

Recruiting ideas, get your name about, local press etc, some dets go into schools, but that is entirely dependent on the head.

Collect for a local charity, give out business cards to passers by etc.
Do they often have capacity for additional cadets??

and....Whats the reaction of school headteachers, do they veiw the cadets independant of army??
Not really anything to do with the headteacher, unless it is a CCF, which is established within a School/College.
It is entirely dependent on the headteacher as to who he lets into the school most are very supportive some are a little loony left, and think we are attempting to "train boy soldiers like they do in Angola" and yes that is a quote.

Think the key is to emphasize the non green things we do such as DofE, first aid quals, Btec etc.
dry bumming, ******* etc
no sorry smudge, dont think they cover that but you could always ask, what kind of services are you lookin for, have you tried your local paper??
 
#19
smudge67 said:
zippy483 said:
And come on people can we rise above the usual insinuation that AI's in the cadet forces are a bunch of kiddy fiddlers, it aint big and it aint clever, and it is even less funny.
Well.......to be fair........it is amusing :)

But 'tis all meant in jest dear chap.
I do understand that smudge but it does get a little tiring
 
#20
zippy483 said:
smudge67 said:
zippy483 said:
And come on people can we rise above the usual insinuation that AI's in the cadet forces are a bunch of kiddy fiddlers, it aint big and it aint clever, and it is even less funny.
Well.......to be fair........it is amusing :)

But 'tis all meant in jest dear chap.
I do understand that smudge but it does get a little tiring
So many boys, so little time eh? :wink:
 
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