Resources and tools

Tool kits, templates and resources to help volunteers run activities and collaborate with other communities. 



Get your events filmed or submit footage for inclusion on the site. For more information and costs contact the community operations team.

For all volunteers

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Social media guides

Created for IET members looking for advice on using Facebook/LinkedIn/Twitter to extend their communications.

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Marketing and media

Information and templates to support effective marketing.

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Awards and prizes

Offering prizes and holding competitions can raise the profile of the IET to students and young professionals and help communities build local partnerships.

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Member benefits

The IET offers many benefits to members, including use of meeting spaces and other facilities at Savoy Place in London.

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Policies for IET volunteers

Guidance and policies relating to your work as an IET volunteer.


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Activity and events

Guidance on organising events, with checklists, forms and templates. Information on the Plus! for Events delegate registration system is also available.

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Senior IET representative visits

Senior IET representatives undertake a schedule of visits to Local Networks around the globe.

MBDA - Students

Activity in schools

Communities are encouraged to plan activities for school children to stimulate interest in science, engineering and technology from a young age.

Stacey Mountney showing the marketing toolkit to volunteers

Chairman's Day presentations

Presentations from Chairman's Day, held in April 2012, to review at your leisure.

Get involved!

Staff support

An outline of the Community Operations team support service

Community Volunteer Conferences

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Community Volunteer Conference

The Communities Resourcing Committee (CRC) is holding five regional conferences via the five Communities Committees this year.