How do DeMolays Learn Leadership?

DeMolay prides itself on preparing young men for careers above and beyond education. Education is vitally important and DeMolay supplements it with specific training. A process of executing increased responsibilities teaches leadership skills. The chapter contains offices, which members may obtain such as president and vice-president. Here are some examples:

Master Councilor ……………………………. President

Senior Councilor ……………………… 1st Vice-President

Junior Councilor …………………………… 2nd Vice-President

Scribe …………………………………………. Secretary

 

Members may move through the ranks and obtain higher offices, much like business positions. Each position carries more and more responsibilities. If he participates, here are just a few things that a young man will learn in DeMolay that will prepare him for leadership. These experiences will give him a head start on his classmates in the race for scholarships and jobs.

  • Public Speaking
  • Appearance and Image Maintenance
  • How to Plan and Execute Events Such as Banquets and Dances
  • How to run a Business Meeting (Parliamentary Procedure)
  • How to prepare agendas
  • How to assign, utilize and execute committees
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