Friday, March 9, 2012

Rho Gamma Applications

Recruitment Counselor Application


Thank you for applying to be a Recruitment Counselor for the 2012-2013 Formal Recruitment period.  As you know, the job of a Rho Gamma is both exciting and challenging.  Before applying to become a Rho Gamma, please review the below expectations. 

As a Rho Gamma, you will be expected to:

-          Disaffiliate from your chapter.  Beginning in the summer, you will be asked to disaffiliate which will include, but will not be limited to the following: removal of chapter name from Facebook profile, removal of pictures from any online site that could allow PNMs to determine which house you are in, no longer wearing chapter letter shirts, refrain from in-house discussions about freshman women, etc.)

-          Attend all Informal Recruitment activities.

-          Meet with your group of PNMs several times throughout the semester

-          Attend any and all Rho Gamma training sessions

-          Be timely and organized

If you believe you are able to meet and EXCEED the above expectations, please fill out the attached application.

Please return the completed application by email to the Rho Gamma Coordinator, Kristin DeStefano ( by March 30th. Please title the subject of the email as: YourName Rho Gamma Application. 

If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact Kristin DeStefano, Rho Gamma Coordinator (, or Taara Ness-Cochinwala, Panhellenic VP Recruitment (

Recruitment Counselor Application

Phone Number:_______________________________
Mailing Address:______________________________

Please answer the following questions:

1. Why do you want to be a Recruitment Counselor?

2. What three things would make you a good Recruitment Counselor?

3. Are you willing to disaffiliate from your chapter?  How do you see this impacting your life next fall and during the recruitment period?

4. Please offer advice for the following scenario:
A potential new member returns from a night of recruitment visibly distraught.  She had a bad experience at house XYZ (your chapter) and the chapter all of her friends would like to join.  It is the first round and she is worried they are going to cut her, what do you tell her?

5. Please offer advice for the following scenario:
A potential new member has come into recruitment with her heart set on one chapter. It is the second round and she tells you she is going to “suicide” that house and feels confident she will get a bid.  What do you tell her?

6. What other activities are you involved in on campus?

I, ______________ (print name), understand the responsibilities required to become a Rho Gamma.  I have read and understand what will be expected from me during this time period.  I agree to disaffiliate from my chapter if and when I am selected to become a Rho Gamma.  If I am not able to carry out these responsibilities, I understand that I will be removed from this position.

Signed:____________________________________________  Date:______________________