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Rotaract presentation 5-1-10

  1. 1. Rotaract Club Presentation Opportunities for Community Service
  2. 2. <ul><li>People who take an active role in their communities </li></ul><ul><li>Do it to make themselves feel better. </li></ul><ul><li>Do it to make others feel better. </li></ul><ul><li>Actually increase their life expectancy. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>People who take an active role in their communities </li></ul><ul><li>Do it to make themselves feel better. </li></ul><ul><li>Do it to make others feel better. </li></ul><ul><li>Actually increase their life expectancy. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Employers who see volunteer work on a resume </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to ignore it. </li></ul><ul><li>Are 73% more likely to hire that person over someone with no volunteer experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Give it some weight in their hiring decision. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Employers who see volunteer work on a resume </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to ignore it. </li></ul><ul><li>Are 73% more likely to hire that person over someone with no volunteer experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Give it some weight in their hiring decision. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Students who volunteer in the community </li></ul><ul><li>Take valuable time away from their studies. </li></ul><ul><li>Perform at about class average. </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to do better academically than those who don’t volunteer. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Students who volunteer in the community </li></ul><ul><li>Take valuable time away from their studies. </li></ul><ul><li>Perform at about class average. </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to do better academically than those who don’t volunteer. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Communities with the highest volunteer rates </li></ul><ul><li>Have lower crime rates. </li></ul><ul><li>Have higher education rates. </li></ul><ul><li>Both a & b. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Communities with the highest volunteer rates </li></ul><ul><li>Have lower crime rates. </li></ul><ul><li>Have higher education rates. </li></ul><ul><li>Both a & b . </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Getting involved at your local school </li></ul><ul><li>Has been shown to have a positive effect on the quality of the education </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t add much value. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows teachers to have more free time. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Getting involved at your local school </li></ul><ul><li>Has been shown to have a positive effect on the quality of the education </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t add much value. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows teachers to have more free time. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>The biggest reason people don’t volunteer is </li></ul><ul><li>They contribute money instead of their time. </li></ul><ul><li>They don’t have the time. </li></ul><ul><li>They don’t’ know where to start. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The biggest reason people don’t volunteer is </li></ul><ul><li>They contribute money instead of their time. </li></ul><ul><li>They don’t have the time. </li></ul><ul><li>They don’t’ know where to start. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>People who live in remote areas </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t be effective volunteers. </li></ul><ul><li>Can do highly effective volunteer work from their home computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Spend hours in the car commuting. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>People who live in remote areas </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t be effective volunteers. </li></ul><ul><li>Can do highly effective volunteer work from their home computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Spend hours in the car commuting. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Most volunteer work done in the community is done by </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals like me. </li></ul><ul><li>Non-profit organizations and private companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Both--the system depends on them equally. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Most volunteer work done in the community is done by </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals like me. </li></ul><ul><li>Non-profit organizations and private companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Both--the system depends on them equally. </li></ul>
  18. 18. What is Rotaract? <ul><li>Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young men and women ages 18 to 30. </li></ul><ul><li>Rotaract clubs are either community or university based, and they’re sponsored by a local Rotary club. </li></ul><ul><li>This makes them true &quot;partners </li></ul><ul><li>in service&quot; and key members </li></ul><ul><li>of the family of Rotary. </li></ul>
  19. 19. What are the Benefits of Rotaract? <ul><li>Community Service Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Development </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Citations from Rotary International </li></ul><ul><li>Here’s an example of what Rotaract means to a club in Russia </li></ul>
  20. 20. How Does It Work? <ul><li>All Rotaract efforts begin at the local, grassroots level, with members addressing their communities’ physical and social needs while promoting international understanding and peace through a framework of friendship and service. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Starting a Club… <ul><li>Young people can start on their own club. </li></ul><ul><li>The Clarksville “Sunrise” Rotary Club initiated the starting of the club last year. </li></ul><ul><li>Interest was sought from student leaders at APSU – there was plenty of interest! </li></ul><ul><li>Students and Rotarians worked together to establish the APSU club. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Starting a Club… <ul><li>http://www.rotary.org/en/StudentsAndYouth/YouthPrograms/Rotaract/Pages/ridefault.aspx </li></ul>
  23. 23. Membership <ul><li>Members of the Rotaract Club of Austin Peay State University are all APSU students for university club purposes. </li></ul><ul><li>Other Rotaract clubs may admit members from within or outside of the organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Officers, including President, Vice-President, Secretary, </li></ul><ul><li>Treasurer, and Historian </li></ul><ul><li>are all elected. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Programming/Events <ul><li>The Rotaract Club sets programming goals for itself. </li></ul><ul><li>The Rotaract Club of APSU has: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteered at a bike ride fundraiser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteered at a city festival </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided free “study assistance” (candy) to APSU students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planned professional development opportunities for membership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sought new members from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the student body </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Rotaract Club of APSU Pictures
  26. 26. Rotaract Club of APSU Pictures
  27. 27. Rotaract Club of APSU Pictures
  28. 28. Rotaract Club of APSU Pictures
  29. 29. 05/06/10 Status of Rotaract Clubs in District 6760 Rotaract Club Name Status Sponsoring Rotary Club Austin Peay State University Active Clarksville (Sunrise) Middle Tennessee State University Active Murfreesboro Breakfast Middle Tennessee State University Active Murfreesboro Pulaski Active Pulaski University of Tennessee Active Martin
  30. 30. For More Information… <ul><li>District 6760 Rotaract Chair </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mitch Robinson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rotary International </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.rotary.org </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Questions??

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