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Retention Division





Ann Zocchi
DVC-HT, Division Chief

By developing a Division solely focused on member retention the USCGAUX is focusing its efforts on programs and training that encourage members to remain with the organization. By identifying Member needs and communicating the programs and benefits available, the Retention Division supports those activities that result in long term commitments from Auxiliarists. A large part of keeping valued members is initially attracting the right people to the Auxiliary by the use of effective recruitment and selection practices. Once we have attracted the members there are extended programs and benefits available to the Member as a result of this service to the Coast Guard. Auxiliarists are privileged to receive benefits not available to other volunteer organizations. Both the Coast Guard and the National Board, Inc. provide these benefits as an enhancement to our volunteer service and work to support Retention in the Auxiliary. The following is a listing of some of those benefits:

Effective member supervision and support 

• Initial support to help the new member socialize within their flotilla and the Auxiliary.
• Access to policies, procedures, training and instructions needed to perform their role.
• Encourage regular attendance at flotilla meetings and mentoring to success.
• Regular consultation with mentors during their first year period.
• Maintaining motivation and morale.

Professional development, education and training through Mentoring

• New Member classroom training and on the job experience.
• Ongoing professional development and training

Rewards and recognition 

• Awards and celebrations for achievements.
• Recognizing Auxiliarists for a job well done

Benefits 

• Base Exchange Shopping Privileges
• Uniforms and Awards
• Tax Deductions
• Insurance Coverage (operating under Coast Guard orders)
• Coast Guard Federal Credit Union
• Coast Guard Mutual Assistance
• Coast Guard Work-Life Programs (non-medical)
• Fellowship

Atlantic East

Chris Wilson,
Branch Chief BC-HTE

Atlantic West

Chip Schweiger
,
Branch Chief BC-HTW

Pacific

Robert Arovas
,
Branch Chief BC-HTP

Awards - Recognition

Ann Zocchi

Branch Chief BC-HTA

Program Development

Stephen Banea,
Branch Chief BC-HTR
 

Mentoring
Branch Chief BC-HTM

             Retention Publications and Resources

                

 

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