Whipping up a plan to recruit, educate, and retain volunteers is a delicate mix that includes patience, flexibility, solid coaching, and listening skills—plus a dash of strong commitment to community.
As mounting gun violence across the U.S. continues to alarm the public, community association experts urge everyone to remember that homeowners associations, condominiums, and cooperatives—neighborhoods millions of Americans call home—are places of tolerance, open discussion, and respect.
CAI is thriving today because of our dedicated, selfless, and inspired members, chapter leaders, and staff. Thanks to them, CAI is the international center for community association information, best practices, education, and advocacy. Thanks to them, communities are great places to live.
For more than two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted every part of our lives. Our society and communities have sustained great damage from multiple ruptures of the social fabric. It’s time for community associations to rebuild trust and bring neighbors back together again.
CAI members work tirelessly by volunteering their time and commitment to make communities preferred places to call home. Each year, we honor those dedicated individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership to advance community association living.