, Public Speaker, Toastmaster, Coach, Mentor, IT Trends Analyst, IT/English Education Consultant, and Cloud Computing Engineer
at Toastmasters International, Syracuse University Students Chapter of T.I., Liverpool Linguists of T.I.
SU Toastmaster“New Members Orientation” Presenters: President and Officers November 23, 2009
Orientation Agenda• President’s Introductory Remark• Brief Explanation of Club Officers’ Roles• New Members Orientation
President’s Introduction• Notify members to stay a while for New Members Orientation.• Tell members what things will be covered during the orientation. Roles of Club Officers Oral Survey for Mentoring Interview with New Members along with club officers Mentor-&-Mentee Talk
What the Officers do…• President• Secretary• Treasurer• Sergeant at Arms• Web Master• Vice President Public Relations• Vice President Membership• Vice President Education
Oral Survey for Mentoring• Explanation of Benefits through Mentoring• Ask new members for having them assigned by mentors If they want, ask them as well as existing members to gather together to get started with INTERVIEW. If they don’t, finish the orientation
Oral Survey for MentoringStep 1. Hearing of concerns from new members• Ask what kinds of skills that they want to improve. recovery from stage-fright / ease of tension vocal variety / body gesture speech organization / transition / strong opening-&- concluding remark persuasion / strive-not-to-use-notes / projections of conviction and sincerity get-to-the-point / elimination of jargons / word choice / speak plainly Appeal to the audience’s emotions
Oral Survey for MentoringStep 2. Stable Matching Process between Mentor-&-Mentee• How to decide Mentor and Mentee: One way Mentor to be picked by a new member; the new member becomes a mentee Another way Mentor to designate a new member as a mentee Both parties should communicate to each other clearly about the skills that they want to focus on.
Oral Survey for MentoringStep 3. Mentor-&-Mentee’s Talks to reach some agreements• How to reach agreements: One way Offline meeting before / after regular meeting Purpose: “rehearsal before the meeting” or “repeating mentee’s speech after the meeting to reinforce his speech completion with evaluation made by evaluators and members” Another way Online meeting before / after regular meeting Other ways ? Make sure that both parties exchange each other’s contact info.