Presentation on theme: "NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION"— Presentation transcript:
1 NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION Mansfield Rotary ClubNEW MEMBER ORIENTATION
2 Orientation Objectives To Gain An Appreciation For and Understanding of RotaryTo Recognize and Understand the Responsibilities of MembershipTo Provide Information That Will Help You To Be a Successful Rotarian
3 Red Badge Requirements Throughout the First Six MonthsMaintain 80% AttendanceMeet all Your Club Fellow Rotarians IndividuallyFirst MonthAttend OrientationComplete PaperworkComplete Online Orientation/Learn WebsiteLearn Mansfield Club Organization Chart/Avenues of ServicePlacement/Involvement on a CommitteeSecond MonthServe as Greeter/Set Up and Take Down Meeting RoomParticipation in a Service OpportunityThird MonthGive a Classification TalkLead Pledge/4-Way TestFourth MonthIdentify a New Member Prospect (discuss with Membership Committee)Makeup/Visit Another Rotary ClubFifth MonthAttend a Board MeetingSixth MonthPresented Permanent Blue Badge
5 Mission of RotaryThe mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.
6 Scope of RotaryRotary is made up of three parts: At the heart of Rotary are the Clubs, which are supported by Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation.Rotary clubs bring together dedicated individuals to exchange ideas, build relationships, and take action.Rotary International (RI) supports Rotary clubs worldwide by coordinating global programs, campaigns, and initiatives. A new theme is identified annually.The Rotary Foundation uses generous donations to fund projects by Rotarians and our partners in communities around the world. As a nonprofit, charitable arm of RI, all of the Foundation's funding comes from voluntary contributions made by Rotarians and friends who share our vision of a better world.Together, Rotary Clubs, Rotary International, and The Rotary Foundation work to make lasting improvements in our communities and around the world.
7 Rotary International President Gary C.K. Huang Rotary StructureThemeRotary International President Gary C.K. HuangTaiwanRotary International is governed by a president and a board of directors elected from all over the world.Annually, each district elects a district governor.Visit:Rotary Year: July 1 to June 30
10 Guiding Principles of Rotary Object of RotaryThe Four-Way TestFive Avenues of Service(red badge requirement)
11 Object of RotaryThe Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:FIRST: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;SECOND: High ethical standards in business & professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;THIRD: The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life;FOURTH: The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business & professional persons united in the ideal of service.
12 Of the things we think, say, or do … The Four Way TestOf the things we think, say, or do …First…Is it the TRUTH?Second…Is it FAIR to all concerned?Third…Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?Fourth …Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
13 Five Avenues of Service Club ServiceCommunity ServiceInternational ServiceYouth ServicesVocational ServiceINTERNATIONAL SERVICE(red badge requirement)
14 Five Avenues of Service Club ServiceFocus is on strengthening the club by achieving its goals through strong relationships and an active membership development plan.Vocational ServiceRotarians serve others by contributing their expertise to the problems and needs of society and by practicing high ethical standards.Community ServiceRotarians participate in activities that make the community a better place in which to live by finding ways to improve the quality of life for people in their communities.International ServiceRotarians foster the advancement of understanding and good will among people of the world and promote humanitarian efforts around the globe.Youth ServicesRecognizes the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities, involvement in community and international service projects, and exchange programs that enrich and foster world peace and cultural understanding.
15 About Your Club …. The Rotary Club of Mansfield
17 Rotary Club of Mansfield Members & Membership Male & female business owners, managers and professionals interested in fellowship with other members of the local business community and a desire to serve the overall community in ways that require the talents and efforts of many people.Membership is by invitation & approval only.
18 Rotary Club of Mansfield Board of Directors Elections & Meetings A new board is elected to take office on July 1 of each year.All Officer and Director positions in Mansfield Rotary are one year terms that change on July 1st.Board of Directors meets on the 3rd Friday of each month at City Hall. (red badge requirement)
19 Member Obligations SUMMARY Read the Materials in Your Orientation PacketYou received this when you were inductedComplete Red Badge Requirements (New Member program)Meet Financial ObligationsAttend MeetingsSponsor New MemberRead and Make Use of Various Communication MediaParticipate in Community Events & ProjectsHonor the Four-Way Test in all your decision makingHAVE FUN!
20 Member Obligations: Meet Financial Obligations One Time FeesInitiation Fee: $100.00Recurring Dues & Other FeesDues: $ AnnuallyRotary Foundation Contribution: $ Annually-voluntaryLiteracy Project Assessment $44.00 annuallyDues are billed on a quarterly basis at $126.00Invoice is sent to your address
21 Member Obligations: Meeting Attendance Weekly attendance is a condition of membership, with make-ups available throughout the country and the world!Meetings: Every Tuesday at Spring Creek BBQ, 12:00 -1:00There are many club members who have sustained 100% attendance for years!At least 75% attendance is expected. (red badge requirement)Make-ups are available through a variety of means and must be completed 2 weeks before or after the missed meeting:E-Club One (www.rotaryeclubone.org)Visit another club (red badge requirement)Participate in Rotary-sponsored community events/activitiesNotify Club Secretary upon completion of meeting makeup
22 Member Obligations: How to Sponsor a New Member Go to: and there’s a link at the bottom of the pagefor proposing a new member
23 Rotary Club of Mansfield Member Involvement Opportunities There are many opportunities for involvement:Membership ActivitiesPublic Relations AssistanceService ProjectsRotary Foundation ProjectsScholarship ProjectsIt is up to you to pursue participation on committees(red badge requirement)
24 Areas of Club Involvement Meals on WheelsNoon Meeting GreeterStudent of the MonthAdopt-A-StreetForeign Exchange StudentCommunity GardensU.S. Flag ProjectRotary Youth Leadership AwardFour-Way Test Speech ContestBlood DriveRotary Awareness Day
25 Areas of Club Involvement Bicycles for AttendanceRifle RaffleChristmas Party PlanningFeed by GraceMiles for MeredithChristmas CarolingMISD ScholarshipsLiteracy ProjectHabitat for HumanityMansfield BeautificationNew Fundraiser Projects
26 Rotary Club of Mansfield History Chartered April 3, 1984
27 Paul Harris Fellowship In 1917 at first convention in Atlanta, Rotary established an endowment.Each year Foundation funds:Over 1,200 Ambassadorial Scholarships for study abroad.Over 150 international projectsEx. PolioPlus generated $500 million to end polioOver 150 International VolunteersOver 300 Group Study ExchangesPeace programs that explore conflict resolutionContribution of $1,000 or more over time earns the Paul Harris Fellow designation.
28 Universally: “Never say no” Scope of RotaryThe world’s first service clubPaul Harris founded Rotary in Chicago on February 23, 1905In 1911, Rotary became international establishing clubs in Canada, England and IrelandComparable to the U.N.1.2 million members34,000+ clubs200+ countries546 districtsPaul P. HarrisRotary Future481,000+ Kids & Young AdultsInteractAges 12 to 18Rotaract (Rotary in Action)Ages 18 to 30Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA)Rotary Motto“Service above Self”Universally: “Never say no”
30 History of RotaryFrom the years , Paul Harris was raised by his New England Grandparents with values of tolerance toward all. He gained his law degree in and had a wide variety of jobs before settling down in Chicago to practice law.First Rotary club organized in Chicago, Illinois, USASecond club formed in San Francisco, California, USAFirst Rotary convention held in Chicago, Illinois, USAThe Rotary Club of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, becomes the first club outside the United States to be officially chartered. (The club was formed in 1910)Endowment fund, forerunner of The Rotary Foundation, establishedWay Test formulated by Chicago Rotarian Herbert J. TaylorForty-nine Rotarians help draft United Nations Charter in San Francisco
31 History of Rotary 1989 Rotary opens membership to women worldwide Rotary Club of Moscow chartered first club in Soviet UnionWestern Hemisphere declared polio-freeRotary Centers for International studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution establishedWestern Pacific declared polio-free,000th Rotary club charteredEurope declared polio-free; first class of 70 Rotary Peace Scholars begin studyRotarians raise more than $118 million to support the final stages of polio eradicationRotary celebrates centennial in Chicago, Illinois, USA
32 Evolution of the Rotary Wheel Logo History of RotaryEvolution of the Rotary Wheel LogoToday9
33 But It Cannot Be Done Without You as a Committed Rotarian!
34 It Is Up To YOU! Welcome to the Rotary Club of Mansfield!