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Best Practices in Vocational Service

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Hear an engaging panel discuss the meaning of vocational …

Hear an engaging panel discuss the meaning of vocational
service and give practical examples of how to advance it
in your community. Panelists will explore different ways
of incorporating vocational service in your club activities,
such as mentoring, volunteering expertise or skills
for humanitarian initiatives, promoting classification
diversity, and exemplifying high ethical standards.

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  • 1. 2014 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION Best Practices in Vocational Service Tuesday, 3 June, 13:00-14:30
  • 2. • Introduction: What is Vocational Service? • Best practices for Vocational Service: – Recognizing ethics in business – Promoting integrity in youth – Using crowdsourcing to achieve project goals – Dealing with ethical dilemmas • Examples of vocational service projects • Questions and discussion time Session Agenda
  • 3. Moderator: PDG Roberto L. Barroso Vice Chair, 2013-14 Vocational Service Committee Member, Rotary Club of Santos, Brazil TAKE ACTION, EXCHANGE IDEAS, JOIN LEADERS
  • 4. Vocational Service calls every Rotarian to: • Aspire to high ethical standards in our occupations • Recognize the worthiness of all useful occupations • Contribute our vocational talents to the problems and needs of society What is Vocational Service?
  • 5. Some popular activities include: • Classification talks/tours of members’ businesses • Holding career fairs and workshops • Mentoring young people • Promoting ethical behavior in business • Using members’ vocational skills to serve or train others (e.g. Vocational Training Teams) How do clubs practice Vocational Service?
  • 6. One of the central goals of Vocational Service is to promote and advance integrity and high ethical standards. Two useful tools are: • The Four-Way Test • The Rotary Code of Conduct Ethics
  • 7. Of the things we think, say or do 1. Is it the TRUTH? 2. Is it FAIR to all concerned? 3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? 4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned? The Four-Way Test
  • 8. As a Rotarian, I will: 1. Act with integrity and high ethical standards in my personal and professional life 2. Deal fairly with others and treat them and their occupations with respect 3. Use my professional skills through Rotary to mentor young people, help those with special needs, and improve people’s quality of life my community and the world 4. Avoid behavior that reflects adversely on Rotary or other Rotarians 5. Not seek special business or professional advantages from other Rotarians The Rotary Code of Conduct
  • 9. Panelist: Trustee-elect Paul A. Netzel Chair, 2012-13 Vocational Service Committee Member, Rotary Club of Los Angeles, California, USA TAKE ACTION, EXCHANGE IDEAS, JOIN LEADERS
  • 10. • Why? One of Rotary’s central goals is to promote and advance integrity and high ethical standards in our Vocations • How? “Get ‘em hooked” early • What? Proven ideas that promote ethical practices and integrity
  • 11. • Honors 2 Organizations –1 For-Profit (business) –1 Non-Profit (NGO) • Recognizing: Their distinguished records in adhering to the highest standards of ethics in business.
  • 12. • Honors local business leader (non Rotarian) • Recognizing: The business leader who navigates their enterprise using the highest ethical standards, is sensitive to community needs and adheres to Rotary’s 4-Way Test. del Sol Rotary Club • So. California, USA
  • 13. • Honors: Outstanding individual leaders in local business or NGOs and organizations. • Recognizes: Employees of businesses, professional practices and/or organizations who provide outstanding service.
  • 14. SLIDE TITLE
  • 15. Reminds Rotarians – our goal is to advance integrity & high ethical standards Public Awareness of Rotary = Ethics Enhances Rotary’s Public Image Engages prospective Rotarians You can add your ideas ….
  • 16. Panelist: PDG Marcelina A. Aurelio Member, 2013-14 Vocational Service Committee Member, Rotary Club of Sampaguita-Grace Park, Philippines TAKE ACTION, EXCHANGE IDEAS, JOIN LEADERS
  • 17. OLD NEWSPAPERS / MAGAZINES TURN TO BAGS • Urgent humanitarian needs in the community • Provided substantial income for families • Skills training on converting recycled paper materials into bags • Rotary club provided assistance with marketing • Publicity on Facebook created demand for orders
  • 18. OLD NEWSPAPERS / MAGAZINES TURN TO BAGS • Continuing home industry became a business for more than 300 men and women • Improved lives and upgraded standards of living • Became a fundraiser for End Polio Now with $1 donation per bag sold • Rotary club continues to work with people in several regions in the Philippines
  • 19. “YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FOR FUTURE LEADERS" • Urgent humanitarian needs in the community • Training on: o Disaster risk management o Peace and development o Conflict resolution • Prepares young high school students for military life in Citizen Army Training (compulsory military training program)
  • 20. “YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FOR FUTURE LEADERS" • Career talk on military profession • Cultural sensitivity training • Learning to establish harmonious relationships with indigenous people • Poverty-alleviation activities • Developing awareness on peace, security, integrity, and sovereignty • Learning to live the motto “Service Above Self”
  • 21. ROTARY COMMUNITY CORPS (RCC) CONCEPT • Sponsored children of RCC members as high school scholars • Vocational training on: carpentry, painting, masonry, welding, electrician work, plumbing, tile setting, cellphone technician, watch repair • Former construction laborers now work in skilled professions after receiving training
  • 22. ROTARY COMMUNITY CORPS (RCC) CONCEPT • Some graduate applied work and overseas • Trained watch and cellphone technicians now have their own stall • Improved and upgraded the lives of their families • Rotary club continues with such successful training and scholarship
  • 23. ROTARY COMMUNITY CORPS (RCC) CONCEPT • Each Rotary club member sponsors several poor unemployed men and women • A continuing project to “Engage Rotary, Change Lives”
  • 24. Panelist: Past RI President Kalyan Banerjee Liaison Trustee, 2013-14 Vocational Service Committee Member, Rotary Club of Vapi, India TAKE ACTION, EXCHANGE IDEAS, JOIN LEADERS
  • 25. Topics: • Encountering ethical dilemmas in our lives • Examples of projects from South Asia
  • 26. Questions and Discussion
  • 27. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Seeing the Vision… •A trade show concept for Rotarians •A project for any Club, City or District •Brings Rotarians together •Brings Rotary Clubs together •Educates the Public about Rotary •Raises funds for Local Clubs, District and International Rotary Projects •Promotes New Member recruitment •Promotes END POLIO NOW •Promotes SHELTER BOX Promotes Rotary Foundation •Gives back to local Rotary clubs for their participation •Raises funds for your club
  • 28. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian “Business is the mainspring of civilization” Quote by Paul Harris, National President and Founder of Rotary International from The National Rotarian, Vol.1, No. 1., January, 1911 “How many believe that Rotary philosophy is to give and to Influence business and to get business from fellow members and persons influenced by them? Quote by Paul Harris, National President and Founder of Rotary International from The National Rotarian, Vol.1, No. 1., January, 1911 Business 2 Business is a founding principal of Rotary International
  • 29. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian The Concept • A trade show booth concept that brings Rotarians and the public together • Offers Rotarians an economical way to promote their business to other Rotarians and the public. • Brings Rotarians from local clubs/Districts together as one. • Promotes Rotary and educates the public about Rotary •Answers the common question “What Is Rotary?”
  • 30. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian B2B Expo Guidelines… • Only the following booths should be allowed… • Rotarians and their business, plus 2 guests • Rotary International projects • District projects such as Rotary Youth Exchange and Rotary Youth Camps • Local Charity Organizations • Public service entities, Fire, Police Dept. etc. The public are encouraged to attend free of charge and are asked to bring non-perishable food donation
  • 31. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Secure the best location possible
  • 32. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Promoting the project Visits to other Rotary club meetings Sponsor FormInvitation
  • 33. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Promoting the project Booth Applications Press Ads/Press Releases
  • 34. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Promoting the project Offer to Write Rotary/B2B article(s) for local press
  • 35. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Billboards Promoting the project Ticket Distribution FREE to the public With food donation at door
  • 36. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Flyers all over town and Facebook Blasts Countdown to the event Promoting the project
  • 37. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Planning & Logistics Timing - Booth l/outs (allocation) Traffic flows Audio & Entertainment Food/Refreshments Appoint Official Photographer
  • 38. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Invite Rotary Dignitaries, Guests, Other Rotary Clubs and their projects Current and past District Governors
  • 39. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Rotarian Business Booths
  • 40. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Invite partnering Businesses and Charities to exhibit FREE OF CHARGE
  • 41. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Invite local Public Services to exhibit FREE OF CHARGE
  • 42. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Find Unusual entertainment Panama City Pipes & Drums
  • 43. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Recognize and Present Service Awards to all that helped Donate to the Rotary Foundation Make a new Paul Harris Fellow
  • 44. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Promote Rotary International Projects… Tell the public!
  • 45. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Get your local Rotary ShelterBOX to display, raise money and donate to Rotary ShelterBOX
  • 46. Business 2 Business Expo A universal project concept that embraces a founding principal of Rotary And so much more… Rotarian Have a great team of Rotarians! get them excited about the event!

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