K E Y C L U B Service Leadership Program Founded in 1925 in Sacramento, CA.
Key Club Mission and Vision Vision: We are caring and competent servant leaders transforming communities worldwide. Mission: An international, student-led organization providing its members with opportunities to perform service, build character, and develop leadership.
Key Club Core Values Caring Character Building Inclusiveness Leadership
Over 5,000 Clubs Over 260,000 members 30 countries 12 million hours of service each year Key Club is reaching out
Student-led organization Key Club members decide how: Club will function Budget will be administered Issues will be addressed From the club to the International Board young men and women are leading their organization.
Key Club Structure Members Club board of directors Clubs Divisions 33 Districts District boards International Council: Board and Governors International Board of trustees
Club board of directors Includes officers and class directors. Meet outside of club meeting. Administration and planning of club. Business of club. Club meeting should focus on education and service.
Who is on the district board? Governor Lieutenant Governor for each division Secretary / Treasurer Bulletin Editor Webmaster Administrator/Assistant Administrator Additional committee chairs as needed
What does the District Board do? Direct link to clubs. Provide mentoring, education and knowledge of service opportunities. Hold divisional council meetings. Provide training for club officers and personal development. Coordinate district events and convention.
International Board of Trustees Represents all members. Defines policies and has administrative authority. Research and determine service opportunities and partnerships. Develops and selects member resources.
Key Club dues International Dues: US $6.50 WIUM District Dues US $5.50 (A total of $12 is sent to International for combined dues) Clubs can add an additional amount to be kept by the club for educational opportunities or convention attendance.
Club mailings Member communication & administration Leadership development resources Major Emphasis materials Materials about service partners Convention planning and promotion Key Club dues support
Youth Opportunities Fund service grants Member scholarships Board, Governor and Administrator Training and Meetings Support to district boards Club & member recognition and awards KEY CLUB magazine and video magazine
what is the Key Club Major Emphasis? The Major Emphasis brings together all Key Club members to focus energies on making an international impact benefiting children. Any service project that serves children is contributing to this focus.
Key Club service partners UNICEF March of Dimes Children’s Miracle Network
2011-2015 Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF www.unicefusa.org/keyclub Fundraising and education will benefit Kiwanis’ Eliminate Project and help protect the connection between mother and child by eliminating maternal-neonatal tetanus.
Mission is to improve the health of babies. Key Club members raised over US$100,000 last year: March for Babies and other fundraising. March of Dimes www.marchofdimes.com/youth
Children’s Miracle Network Network of hospitals providing healthcare for children whose parents aren’t able to pay. Dance marathon, Telethons, Trauma dolls, serve meals at the Ronald McDonald House. www.cmn.org
Hands on service focusing on children. Can change every two years. Determined by community and global needs. Allows clubs of all sizes and from any country to participate. what is the Key Club Service Initiative?
Support to Clubs International office staff District volunteers: district administrator, assistant administrator. Club volunteers: Kiwanis advisor, faculty advisor, sponsoring Kiwanis club.
Local Kiwanis support Secure a trained Kiwanis and faculty advisor. Attend Key Club meetings. Provide financial assistance for club. Ensure officers receive training. Provide personal development opportunities. Planning session with both clubs. Joint fellowship/service.
Developing leaders through service since 1925. www.keyclub.org