Handbook
for Starting
a Men's Self-Help Organization


By
Felix Markevicius

Vancouver Men's Evolvement Network

- 2003 -


Contents

~ Bits and Pieces ~


[ entire book on one page ]

Dedication  Who, what, where and how?


Section 1:  The Context - (Exploring issues - dynamics - models - intentions)


1-1  Foreword
1-2  Preface
1-3  Introduction
1-4  The Health Model
1-5  Good Will


Section 2:  The only thing you really need - (Start here - do the rest later if you want to)


2-1  Basic Elements


Section 3:  Putting all the pieces into place


3-1  Your Vision - Mission Statement
3-2  Your Identity - Your Name
3-3  Forming a Society - Charitable Status? Your Constitution
3-4  Basic Organizational Procedures: Goal Setting & Accountability, Board Meetings, Annual General Meetings, Keeping Minutes, Financial Reporting, Bank Account
3-5  The Phone Line
3-6  Promotions, PR and Fund-Raising
3-7  Newsletter
3-8  Other Promotional Tools: Web-page, directories, magazines, newsletters, membership-drive, networking, speakers bureau.
3-9  Your Charter - An Orientation
3-10  Job Descriptions
3-11  Conflict Resolution & Mediation
3-12  Winding-up


Section 4:  Conclusion


4-1  The Passionate Heart, and Its Pathology


Notes:

Contact
Vancouver M.E.N.    - no longer exists
P.O. Box 57052
2458 East Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC Canada V5K 2K6
Telephone (604) 290 9988.



Copyright © 1996 by Felix Markevicius


Also available from (Vancouver M.E.N.) by the same author -
Handbook for Starting and Keeping! a Men's Group