Club officer training K E Y C L U B Who we are Section 3
Kiwanis Kiwanis Kids Builders Club Key Club Key Leader Circle K (CKI) Aktion Club
History of Key Club Founded in 1925, in Sacramento, California. The first club brought together key boys who served the school and worked to create better school spirit and environment. The club appropriately was dubbed Key Club.
Key Club mission and vision Vision: To develop competent, capable caring leaders through the vehicle of service. 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
K E Y C L U B Our structure Club officer training Section 4
Student-led organization Key Club members decide how: Club functions Budget is administered Issues are addressed Young men and women lead the organization, from club to international level.
Membership in Key Club Almost 5,000 clubs Almost 245,000 members 30 countries
Club structure Members Club officers Club board of directors
International structure International board: President Vice president 11 trustees
Key Club dues International dues: US$6.50 District dues: average US$4.50-6.50 Not to exceed International dues Club: average US$6.50
K E Y C L U B Our service Club officer training Section 5
Ways to serve 1. Club projects: Meet your local needs. 2. District projects: Clubs in a district work together to meet a need. 3. International projects: All Key Clubs unite to help children worldwide. 4. Kiwanis-family projects: Key Club work with other members of the Kiwanis family.
International projects The Major Emphasis Program: A service program to bring together all Key Club members to benefit children and make an international impact.
1. The Service Initiative 2. Service partnerships 3. Participation fulfilled when serving children by any means Major Emphasis Program Components
Key Club members are serving primary school children in three areas: 1.Improving grades 2.Giving back 3.Growing together Live to Learn focus
K E Y C L U B Programs we sponsor Club officer training Section 6
Key Club Week Celebrated each November. Objective: To promote Key Club and make Key Club a household name by seeking media coverage and other activities
Club officer training K E Y C L U B Where to learn more Section 7
Who to call for help Kiwanis help line Need to order a KC shirt? Questions? Looking for ice breakers? Call 800-KIWANIS, ext. 411 (U.S. and Canada); or 317-875-8755, ext. 411 (worldwide)
Printed resources Leadership handbook planners Guidebook Major Emphasis Program CD Graphic standards CD Marketing posters and trifold brochures Make your Meetings Move booklet Marketing video Key Club print magazine
Online support Update rosters and print your dues invoice. Find new project ideas. Download leadership resources. Search for new ideas to benefit your club. Order Key Club merchandise. E-mail questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. www.keyclub.org
Online support New videos monthly Engaging video stories about the members and clubs New service projects Submit your story to be captured on video
Conferences District convention: Held annually in late February to late April International convention: Held annually in late June or early July
Developing leaders through service since 1925. Club officer training