Chapter Playbook

CAMFT Chapter Playbook

Chapter Leaders
Chapter Leaders
Chapter Leaders
Chapter Leaders
Chapter Leaders
Chapter Leaders
Chapter Leaders
Chapter Leaders

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We have created a resource for you as chapter leaders to assist you in managing your chapters. From how to start a chapter, to board member responsibilities, to financial obligations, and much more…Everything you need to know to make volunteering as a leader enjoyable and worthwhile.

I. Establishing a New Chapter

Any ten (10) or more members of CAMFT (i.e. Clinical or Pre-Licensed members) may propose the formation of a chapter. What is Chapter Bylaws? How does a chapter obtain Nonprofit, Corporate, and Tax-exempt Status?  More Information

II. What CAMFT Offers Chapters

The CAMFT Executive Director and chapter staff liaison are available to chaters for consultation and presentations at no charge. In addition, chapters receive leadership training and marketing assistance, and have access to online education and other resources.  More Information

III. Chapter Responsibilities towards State CAMFT

This section covers the Chapter Affiliation Agreement, Policies Affecting Chapters and a checklist to assist you in fulfilling your Annual CAMFT Reporting Requirements. More Information

IV. Logistics on Running a Chapter

All you need to know about Bylaws, Board & Officer Responsibilities, Financial Management and IRS Filings, CEPA, Events, Pre-Licensee Clubs, Sponsorships, Staffing, Websites, and more.
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V. Membership, Volunteer & Leader Recruitment

Are your chapters having a hard time recruiting and keeping members, chapter leaders, and volunteers? Do you have burned out volunteers on the board from year to year? What does onboarding volunteers look like?   More Information

VI. Virtual Events, Event Marketing & Sponsorships

How do you reach potential members? How do you reach out to Sponsors via Social Media? Also included is Marketing Strategies, Tips, and Best Practices.  More Information

VII. COVID-19 Implications/Resources for Chapters

This section will provide guidance on how to handle hotel contract cancellations and virtual events, and how to manage your team, cash, reserves, and sponsorships. Updates from the WHO, the CDC, and Events Industry Council are included as well. More Information

VIII. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Now more than ever we need to integrate and communicate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do, in such a way that we honor each other, preserve respect, and practice with intentionality. More Information

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