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					Membership, Public-Relations
       Workshop
          October 2, 2010
            District 6040
      Jeff Romine, Governor
What is your club
known for in the
  community?
   How can you
  publicize what
your club is known
       for?
How can you use what
your club is known for
     to increase
    membership?
  Recognition of those who
   share the gift of Rotary
with new members            with new communities
• President of club with    • President of club that
  largest percent             leads the chartering of
  increase in members at      a new club may either:
  end of each quarter
  may select an                – 1. Select three
  individual to be a Paul        individuals to be Paul
  Harris Fellow                  Harris Fellows, OR

• First award based on         – 2. Choose a cash award
  Sept 30 membership,            of $1,000 for the club’s
  compared to July 1             service or fundraising
                                 project.
Any time, any way, let Kay, Sandra
or Duane know how they can help
you.
      Kay – nodawaynews@socket.net
      Sandra – bentonjc@earthlink.net
      Duane – dg6080db@earthlink.net



         QUESTIONS?
G
R
O
W
Get organized
  who
  what
  when
  where
  why
  how
Recruit
Presidential Citation for 2010-11
 asks:
 ❑Has your club adopted and used a
 valid membership recruitment plan,
 such as the Five for One plan? (5
 points)
                             Member recruitment plan

In response to RI President Ray Klinginsmith’s challenge, the Rotary Club of
__________ hereby adopts and implements a member recruitment plan:
                              the “Five for One” plan.

The President, consulting with the Membership chair, shall appoint as members of the
membership committee one of every five Rotarians in the club.

Each committee member shall serve as the leader of a team of five. The other four
members shall be appointed by the President, Membership chair, or randomly assigned
(choose one). Thus, our club will have ___ teams.

Each team will have a goal to recruit at least one new member during the Rotary year
(July-June).

At the discretion of the President and Membership chair, after consulting with the
Board, a contest between the teams may be organized during the Rotary year (July-
June).
          Adopted this ___day of ______, 2010, by the Board of Directors of the
Rotary Club of _________________.

___________________                              Attest: ___________________
President                                        Secretary
       Two videos on rotary.org
(also on YouTube) to introduce Rotary

This is Rotary         Why Rotary
under “About Us” tab   Under “About Use”
                         tab, then “Joining
                         Rotary”
4 minutes long         4 minutes long

“doing good in the     members’ perspectives
  world” theme          on all Rotary does
Orient        and mentor
Presidential Citation for 2010-11
 asks:
❑Has your club developed and used
 an effective membership retention
 plan, such as the STAR program for
 the mentoring of new members? (5
 points)
We-retention
Presidential Citation for 2010-11 asks:
❑ Are the regular meetings of your club consistently
 marked by both great fellowship and stimulating
 programs? (5 points)

❑ Does your club regularly send a weekly newsletter to
 all club members, either electronically or by postal
 mail? (5 points)

❑ Has your club developed and maintained a club
 Website on the Internet outlining its membership,
 programs, projects, and achievements? (5 points)
 A Plan for orientation/mentoring
1. President appoints Membership chair.
2. Chair holds information session with new
  member. (Mentor should be present at
  information session.)
3. President performs induction ceremony at
  club meeting.
4. Mentor, appointed by President, assists new
  member for first few months.
Orientation information session
                 “off the shelf”
• A 25-slide session is on the district website.
  “Membership and club support”, then
  “Orientation in PDF format.”

• Detailed text is the next entry on website.
  “Rotarian Orientation – Slide Notes.”

• District website also has “Prospective and
  Current Member Interest Finder.”
     INDUCTION CEREMONY

• The district website has eight different
  induction ceremonies, word-for word.

• “Membership and club support”, then
  “Rotary Induction materials.”

• Make it special!
Bonus! – Vocational Service points
Presidential Citation for 2010-11
 asks:
❑ Does your club routinely provide a copy
 of The Four-Way Test and the Declaration
 of Rotarians in Businesses and
 Professions to all new club members as
 they join the club? (5 points)
                                                ___________ Rotary Club
                                            New Member Service Orientation
Name_____________________________
Mentor ____________________________

                          Attend New Member information session             ________________(Mentor)
                          Attend 3 meetings per month for 3 months         ________________(Mentor)
                          Attend another Rotary Club with mentor, sponsor or another member,
                           and receive 1 month credit for attendance goal _______________(Mentor)
                                                                                   Date        Mentor
                          Serve as Greeter four times                             ________ ____________
                                                                                  ________ ____________
                                                                                  ________ _____________
                                                                                  ________ _____________

                         Participate in club activity or social              ________   ___________________

                         Join one committee: _____________________           ________   ____________________

                         Give a vocational talk                              ________   ____________________

                         Invite one prospective member, guest,
                         or family member to a club meeting                 ________    ___________________

                            Rotarian’s Signature ____________________________________________________

                             Mentor’s Signature _____________________________________________________

                                           Upon completion, turn in to the Membership Chair.
        Sustain the growth
Presidential Citation for 2010-11 asks:
❑ Has your club sponsored a new Rotary club
 that has been chartered within the past 12
 months? (5 points)
❑ Did your club achieve a net gain of at least
 one member between 1 July 2010 and 1
 January 2011 as shown on the club’s
 semiannual reports to RI? (5 points)
        Rotary documents
Club Membership manual
 http://www.rotary.org/RIdocuments/en_pdf/
 226b_en.pdf
Membership Development Resource guide
 http://www.rotary.org/RIdocuments/en_pdf/
 417en.pdf

				
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