Look at who has been a YOTY entrant! (remember that partisan politics shall not be debated! )
This presentation will show you … The benefits of the Program for our young people The benefits of the Program for your Lions Club What the Program involves What to do next ……………………..
from a firm foundation … CLUB FINAL ZONE / REGION FINAL DISTRICT FINAL STATE FINAL NATIONAL FINAL
Aims of YOTY TO FOSTER, ENCOURAGE AND DEVELOP: – Leadership – Personality – Citizenship qualities – Sportsmanship – Cultural appreciation – Public speaking
Opportunities Why should my Club participate? – Good for young people – Good for Lions Club
What does YOTY involve? Recruiting entrants approach schools Appointing judges prominent people who know about young people Interviews Afternoon or evening Public speaking function Club meeting or special event
Recruiting entrants Can be difficult BUT…….. It CAN be done!!! Small town? No school? – Your young still go to school Inner suburb? – Get to the schools
What’s the next step? Adopt the Project Must have full Club support Appoint a YOTY Chairperson A Lion who is KEEN to be involved
Support YOTY Manual Get familiar with basic rules YOTY District Chairperson Is there to help Clubs Has all stationary etc YOTY Website Has loads of information http://www.lionsclubs.org.au/yoty
The Journey Any journey starts with the first step. Any worthwhile journey takes effort and commitment But isn’t that why you joined Lions? …..
THE CHALLENGE! Get involved! Take that first step – Great for our young people – Great for YOUR Club – Great for Lions members “You just can’t lose”