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Chapter goals and indicators

Chapter definition

CISV Chapters are local communities of volunteers who actively contribute to a more just and peaceful world.

Chapter goals and indicators

Goal 1: Develop a sustainable local CISV community

  • Understand how the CISV Statement of Purpose and Principles can be used in the Chapter
  • Be willing to develop an inclusive membership
  • Understand the infrastructure, policies and resources needed to create and sustain an effective Chapter
  • Be able to prepare and support members to be successful in their Chapter roles.

Goal 2: Be active in the local community

  • Understand the needs and opportunities in the local community that relate to CISV and peace education
  • Be able to use Peace Education for the benefit of the local community
  • Be willing to build partnerships with like-minded organizations on peace education related projects and activities
  • Be willing to raise the profile of CISV

Goal 3: Host and participate in CISV International peace education programmes

  • Be willing to participate in a variety of CISV programmes
  • Understand the benefits and impact of the hospitality point system and fee structure
  • Be able to prepare and support Chapter members to be successful in their programme related roles
  • Be able to deliver programmes within the National Association and Global Hosting Plan

Goal 4: Be active in the CISV community nationally and internationally

  • Understand CISV’s organizational structure, policies and standards
  • Be willing to participate in national, regional and international committees, networks and training
  • Be willing to contribute to international projects, plans and consultations
  • Be willing to adapt and use global initiatives at a local level
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