Training Handbooks

Handbook Name Brief Description

Chapter Officers' Handbook This is a PDF document. It will open in a new window.

This handbook will help educate RIMS Chapter Officers in the administration and operation of a volunteer run local chapter. It covers a wide array of topics and situations that may arise during your tenure.

Membership Drive Handbook This is a PDF document. It will open in a new window.

Recruiting new members is one of the most important tasks that your chapter will face during the year. It is important...

Membership Director Handbook This is a PDF document. It will open in a new window.

A how-to guide to help membership directors extract reports and other useful information from the RIMS Web site. This handbook will give you instructions on how to access and maintain local membership information for mailings, e-mails, etc., on new, existing and prospective members.

Chapter Treasurer's Handbook

A handbook that provides chapter treasurers with some basic guidelines on how to manage their chapter's finances.

 

Volunteer Management Handbook This is a PDF document. It will open in a new window.

A handbook that provides tips on how your chapter can successfully overcome obstacles encountered while trying to find and enlist volunteers.

Program Planning This is a PDF document. It will open in a new window.

Your online guide to planning successful monthly meetings that draw great attendance. It has been designed in response to your requests for assistance.

Delegate's Handbook This is a PDF document. It will open in a new window.

A handbook that provides guidelines and suggestions on how to be a good RIMS Delegate for your chapter.

Webmaster's Handbook This is a PDF document. It will open in a new window.

A hyper-indexed step-by-step guide to chapter Web site set-up, editing and personalization.

Communications Handbook This is a PDF document. It will open in a new window.

A helpful guide for chapters. Full of advice on reaching out to members and getting the attention of the community at large. Contains numerous links to RIMS online resources.

Formation Guide This is a PDF document. It will open in a new window.

This guide contains information on the process of starting a new chapter.