Vocational Service: A kaleidascope of projects


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This session, aimed at vocational service chairs and all Rotarians, will showcase a diverse range of successful projects from the Australian state of New South Wales. Hear the how-to and importance of vocational service, get ideas for celebrating Vocational Service Month; and learn how vocational service can increase membership growth while improving opportunities for your community.

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Vocational Service: A kaleidascope of projects

  1. 1. 2014 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION Vocational Service: A Kaleidoscope of Projects
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION PP Dot Hennessy District 9675 Vocational Service Chair Rotary Club of Wollongong, Australia
  3. 3. • Ian Johnston - RC Kiama • John Given - RC Sydney • Warwick Richardson - RC Wollondilly North • Charles Mille - RC Como-Jannali • Robert Owen - RC St Mary’s • Susan Reid – RC Wollongong DISTRICT TEAM INTRODUCTIONS
  4. 4. • Rotary Emergency Services Awards PP Ian Johnston, Rotary Club of Kiama • Rotary Police Awards PP John Given, Rotary Club of Sydney • Rotary WorldSkills Partnership Mark Callaghan, CEO WorldSkills Australia Matthew McGlashan, Australian Skillaroo 2013 INTRODUCTIONS - Presenters
  5. 5. • Showcasing Innovative examples of 3 projects • District Committee and Clubs working together • Raising the profile of Vocational Service in our Clubs and Communities • Resources • Questions SESSION OVERVIEW
  6. 6. • Most body copy • Will go on • White pages • For readability SESSION
  7. 7. ROTARY EMERGENCY SERVICES AWARDS PAG, PP Ian Johnston Rotary Club of Kiama, Australia
  8. 8. • Founded in 2010 by the Combined Rotary Clubs of the Illawarra Region – Groups F & H in District 9675 • Supported by District Governors • Patron: Governor of NSW • Actively supported by all 7 State Emergency Services Commissioners HISTORY
  9. 9. • Acknowledging and celebrating “Community Service Beyond The Call Of Normal Duties” • Best exemplifies “Service Above Self” • Open to all Paid and Volunteer Members of 7 official Emergency Service Organisations BACKGROUND
  10. 10. • Finalists selected for each of the 7 Services presented with badge and plaques • A winner selected for each of the 7 Services • Two overall winners selected o Officer working in a Volunteer Capacity o Officer working in a Paid Capacity AWARDS
  11. 11. 1. Media campaign to promote awards – online, social, print, radio, television 2. Businesses invited to become Sponsors 3. General public and co-workers invited to submit nominations 4. Finalists and Service Winners selected by participating Rotary Clubs 5. Overall Winners selected by DG and DGE ACTIVITIES
  12. 12. Website: www.PrideOfTheIllawarra.com.au WEBSITE
  13. 13. 1. Launch event held at beginning of year to open nomination process 2. Meet The Finalists event held in middle of the year to announce Finalists 3. Gala Awards Dinner held later in the year to celebrate Finalists and announce Winners SPECIAL EVENTS
  14. 14. Meet the Finalists event at Aerial Patrol HQ SPECIAL EVENTS
  15. 15. Gala Awards Dinner SPECIAL EVENTS
  16. 16. 2013 Winners SPECIAL EVENTS
  17. 17. 1. Vocational Service: 50% of funds raised support Vocational Training Teams (VTT) 2. Community Service: 50% of funds raised support local community projects 3. Public Relations: Promotes Rotary in the local community 4. Membership: Exposes Rotary to potential new members BENEFITS
  18. 18. • 2010 – 2014 Founded as joint project by Groups F&H within District 9675 • 2015 Will be implemented throughout District • Future Goal - Implement State-wide NEXT STEPS ..POI201420140521_PRIDE.mp4
  19. 19. TA
  20. 20. NSW POLICE AWARDS PP John Given Rotary Club of Sydney
  21. 21. The Rotary Clubs of NSW Police Officer of the Year Awards POOTYA
  22. 22. • Seven Districts covering Population 7.5million • Covers 801,600 sq kms, larger than Texas • 385 clubs • 10,800 Rotarians approx. • Oldest club: RC of Sydney Charter 1st May 1921 • 40 local POOTY award winners & growing ROTARY IN NSW
  23. 23. • Formed in 1862 • 82 LACS (Local Area Commands) • 500 Police stations • 16,318 Serving Officers • One of the oldest & largest in the world • Responsible for a land mass double that of England, Scotland and Wales combined. NSW POLICE FORCE
  24. 24. Short Video of a CAPP day ‘Community Awareness of Policing Programme’ The first for Law Enforcement agencies in Australia Developed by the NSW Police Force Customer Service Programme TOGETHER SERVING THE COMMUNITY
  25. 25. • Currently there are over 40 local POOTY awards held annually in NSW • Our aim was to increase the recognition of these awards and the brand of Rotary and membership opportunities on a State basis • All local winners would automatically be nominated for a Gala State event to be held in Sydney • For areas without a Local Rotary award the local Police Commander could nominate officers AWARDS CONCEPT
  26. 26. The awards cover six (6) categories The two (2) main categories - the overall winner is chosen • Field Operations & • Specialist Operations Plus • Volunteer of the Year • Police Employee of the Year • Community Award • Customer Service Excellence Award The last award is nominated by the general public All nominations are online through a secure server with over 400 nominations received last year AWARDS & PROCEDURES
  27. 27. • All nominations are reviewed by a selection panel of PDG’s and PP’s from multiple districts • No Police Officers are involved in the selection process but an officer is assigned for answering technical questions generated from the nomination • Using the our main criteria of ‘Service above Self’ three finalists are chosen for each category • From these the winner of each category will be chosen on a 1-2-3 points system used by the panel JUDGING PROCESS
  28. 28. PROMOTION & BRANDING • Sent to all DG’s for distribution to clubs • Appears in Police monthly • Appears in the Rotary Down Under magazine • Our sponsors use it on their Facebook pages • Distributed to all City & Regional newspapers
  29. 29. • Started in 2010 with 250 guests, last year over 440 • Each year a PHF is awarded to a Police Officer who has shown themselves to hold the values of Rotary • Rotary funds the whole event through Sponsorship which allows us to subsidise ticket prices • Exposes the Rotary brand to all Officers & Sponsors • Auctions have raised over $95,000 over the four years with monies distributed to NSW Police Legacy and the Rotary Foundation on behalf of each District in NSW • Our aim is to take it National and have an Australian Police Officer of the Year Award Show Police Commissioner Interview THE AWARDS NIGHT
  30. 30. 2011 WINNER Police Monthly November 2011 Sergeant Malcolm Jeff from Police Diving unit Thank you and wishing you a safe journey home
  31. 31. ROTARY WORLDSKILLS PARTNERSHIP Mark Callaghan CEO, WorldSkills Australia
  32. 32. SUBTITLE
  33. 33. QUESTIONS?
  34. 34. • Visit our Booth No. 245/246 in the Billabong – House of Friendship • Talk to our District Team • Resources we use in District Training - Vocational Service Directors… SESSION SUMMARY
  36. 36. • Keen to share our projects • The HOW TO • Thank you for your participation and interest SESSION SUMMARY