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2 What is CKI? Premier university service organization Clubs on 450+ campuses Global Member-led

3 CKI Training purpose and expectations

4 Kiwanis Kids Builders Club Key Club Key Leader Circle K (CKI) Aktion Club Who we are: Kiwanis family

5 1947: Evolves from a fraternity to a service organization with the chartering of Carthage College Circle K club 1955: Becomes an international organization sponsored by Kiwanis International History of CKI

6 1956: Publishes first magazine 1964: Becomes largest service organization on a North American college campus 1973: Opens to females 1984: Elects first female International president History of CKI

7 1992: Establishes a mission statement 1993: Establishes a unified service focus 2000: Exceeds $500.000 commitment to the Worldwide Service project for Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD) History of CKI

8 CKI mission To be the leading global community service organization on college and university campuses that enriches the world one member, one child, and one community at a time.

9 CKI vision The vision of CKI is to be the leading global community-service organization on college and university campuses that enriches the world one member, one child and one community at a time.

10 What does service mean to CKI? Service, Leadership, Fellowship

11 What does leadership mean to CKI? Service, Leadership, Fellowship

12 What does fellowship mean to CKI? Service, Leadership, Fellowship

13 International dues are US$25 per member in 2008-2009 District dues are set by the district, but can not exceed International dues CKI dues

14 Club status Stay active: Club dues payable October 1 Dues deadline is November 30

15 Club status Enrollment and dues: 4-year schools 20 member minimum 1,000+ enrollment 2-year schools / community college 15 member minimum Fewer than 1,000 students

16 Club status Don’t get suspended! Pay dues by November 30. Don’t get retained! Pay the minimum amount due. Don’t go inactive! If you missed the first deadline, pay late dues by September 30.

17 Members Club officers Faculty advisor Kiwanis advisor Club structure

18 Governor District board Lieutenant governors/club presidents District administrator District structure

19 International president Vice president 7 sub-regional representatives CKI director KI board counselor International structure

20 Strategic plan Guiding document for development of CKI and CKI programs Current plan is for 2007-11 Five goal areas

21 Strategic plan Goal 1 Strategically market CKI internally and externally to effectively increase awareness of organization.

22 Strategic plan Goal 2 Improve member satisfaction and meet expectations.

23 Strategic plan Goal 3 Create and deliver high- quality leadership development programs and opportunities.

24 Strategic plan Goal 4 Strengthen organizational structure to build, support and sustain strong, effective CKI clubs.

25 Strategic plan Goal 5 Identify global differences and limitations in order to expand existing programs and services.

26 Educates CKI members about problems and issues facing children ages 6 to 13. Enable children to develop skills and ideals to be successful. Service Initiative

27 CKI Service Week Provide CKI clubs an opportunity to support projects and programs of the current service partners. Occurs annually during the week prior to Kiwanis One Day.

28 CKI Service Week Goals: Heighten campus and community awareness of CKI and service. Educate club members on the service partners and motivate them to become actively involved.

29 Tomorrow Fund grant Endowment account intended to further the purpose of CKI US$207,842 endowment A grant program helps fund Circle K club and district service projects.

30 Tomorrow Fund grant 41 grants total endowment US$22,923 Donations can be made to the fund or through Carthage-Pullman Society or Sapphire Circle Honorary memberships.

31 Partnership: Six Cents 70% of the earth is covered in water. Humans need 2 liters of water per day. Only.5% of all the earth’s water available for drinking.

32 Partnership: Six Cents Safe water is fundamental to human life 1.5 million children under the age of 5 die each year due to unsafe water. ORS is the most effective and cheapest way to keep dehydrated children alive.

33 Partnership: Six Cents One sachet of ORS costs 6 cents. Donations made through U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

34 Partnership: Better World Books Helps break the cycle of poverty through education and literacy. Supports National Center for Family Literacy through Book Drives for Better Lives. 34 million people in the United States can’t read or write.

35 Partnership: Better World Books How it works: 1.Better World Books sends collection and shipping boxes, posters, and tape. 2.CKI clubs promote drive on campus, and place collection bins in strategic locations. 3.CKI members collect and ship the books.

36 Partnership: Better World Books About Better World Books: Has converted more than 11 million donated books into $4.5 million for literacy and education. Diverted more than 6,000 tons of books from landfills.

37 Partnership: March of Dimes Mission: To improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Achieved through research, community services, education and advocacy. Did you know? 1 in 8 babies is born premature.

38 Partnership: March of Dimes How can CKI help? Prematurity Awareness month (April) and day (November 12). Help babies at Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs): collecting books, donating cameras and film, making blankets, or volunteering. Educate teens using the new Teen-2-teen series.

39 Partnership: March of Dimes How can CKI help? Educate campuses about the importance of folic acid for women of childbearing years in reducing the chance of birth defects. Join March for Babies teams.

40 Partnership: STUFH What is STUFH? Students Team Up to Fight Hunger National organization that raises food for the hungry by teaming up colleges and universities with food banks. Every college community has families in need. Campus is a natural source for food drives.

41 Partnership: STUFH How can CKI help? Get permission to place food bins around campus. Advertise the food drive. Pick up bins once the drive is complete. Coordinate with your local food bank to arrange a drop off time.

42 Partnership: STUFH Each pound of food raised represents a meal. More than 1 million pounds of food was raised by 75 college campuses this past year. Contact Dan Kahn at

43 Leadership Academy Open to all CKI members. 2009 event is May 15-20; six days of leadership development at Waycross camp in southern Indiana Students nominated by their district administrator

44 Leadership Academy Curriculum combines Brendon Burchard’s E6 Framework with the Kiwanis Key Leader program. Facilitators guide students to self discovery. Only cost is transportation.

45 Resources The CKI Series: Charter presentation CKI sponsorship Kiwanis-family relations Applying for an Employee Identification Number (Tax ID) Posters Brochures Available online:

46 Resources Marketing & PR guide Kiwanis Sponsorship Resource CD Advisor guide Club Officer guide

47 Visual elements used to communicate consistent message about CKI. Helps to make CKI a household name. Elements are used in all forms of communication: Web, brochures, fliers Help public know we were all from the same organization. Graphic Standards

48 CKI logo and word mark Fonts: –Goudy Old Style (body) –Century Gothic (headers) Megaphone Graphic standards are available online at Graphic Standards

49 Need more information: 1.Call member services at 800-KIWANIS, x411 (U.S. and Canada) or 317-875- 8755, x411 (worldwide). 2.E-mail at 3.Check out our Web at or find us on Facebook. Questions and contacts

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