PA - Recruiting & Retention Officer


Application Deadline



Until Filled

Meeting Location: 1155 Barnes Blvd  Joint Base Lewis-McChord WA 98438-1301


 The Wing Recruiting and Retention Officer reports to the Wing Chief of Staff and is responsible for formulating plans and establishing policies, procedures, and programs, designed to assist CAP in attracting new members and retaining current members.  They shall:

  •          Plan and conduct periodic membership drives and open houses to attract new members and to stimulate interest in current inactive members.
  •          Make presentations to outside groups, both youth and adult, to attract new members.
  •          Place posters and other recruiting materials in strategic locations advertising local meeting times and places.
  •         Stage display booths and provide recruiting coverage at local high schools, shopping centers, air shows, and other public events   
  •         Personally, contact individuals expressing an interest in CAP by telephone, written inquiry, etc., and follow up to ensure that all interested persons are fully informed on the CAP program and local unit activities. 
  •         Provides support and assistance to subordinate units.

The recruiting officer should be familiar with all aspects of the Civil Air Patrol program, particularly the CAP Constitution and Bylaws, CAPR 20-1, and CAPR 39-2.

At the time you are assigned to this position you must

·         Have completed Level II

·         Have completed Cadet Protection Training – Basic Course

·         Be Safety Education Current

·         Possess an enthusiasm for CAP

·         Possess a high degree of organizational skills and be detail oriented

·         Be able to work well with others and have a Team Player attitude


This position is open to any CAP member who meets the qualifications above and is not limited to only members of the current Wing Staff.  



To apply for this position:

Log in to: and select “Apply for Staff or Command Position”.  Complete the on-line application no later than the deadline shown above.  You will be prompted to upload the following:

·         A cover letter stating why you should be selected for this position;

·         A resume stating your experience and qualifications for this position.