Administration

As a Platoon Leader, you are managing volunteers, events, and community relationships. The Administration section will introduce you to various technology platforms, resources, and information to assist you!

Technology

We have four technology platforms that you will utilize to assist you in managing your Platoon:

  1. Salesforce
  2. Basecamp.
  3. Nexonia
  4. Learn Upon

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Budget

During your tenure as a Platoon Leader, you will be asked to manage a Budget. You will need to conduct forward planning and cost estimates to ensure you are maximizing your budget to make an impact!


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Fundraising and Donations

Fundraising and donations may come up during your tenure as a Platoon Leader. We want to make sure you are knowledgeable and prepared to answer questions, receive donations, and participate in fundraising if you choose to do so!

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Volunteer Recognition

One of the most important and satisfying parts of being a Platoon Leader is giving recognition to volunteers and community partners who have made your Platoon a success.

Here is just a short-list of ways to show your appreciation:

  • Swag
  • Certificates
  • Social Media Shout-Outs

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Planning

Once you have completed the Platoon Leader Training, it is imperative you sit down to plan your year!

This planning will include just a few of the many items you will need to take into account:

  • Budget
  • Community Partners
  • Resources: Logistics, Admin, Tools
  • Calendar

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Leadership Team Management

As a Platoon Leader, you will be asked to recruit and engage valuable individuals to be a part of your Platoon's Leadership Team. A Leadership Team is incredibly valuable in assisting you with your day-today operations as a Platoon Leader. Although not required, here are various ways you can recruit and utilize your Leadership Team:

  • Communications Coordinator
  • Project Coordinator
  • Social Engagement Coordinator
  • Veteran Resource Coordinator

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