Welcome, New Pilot!


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A brief overview of Pilot International, a volunteer service organization now in five countries that was founded in1921 in the U.S. Deep South. This slideshow is geared primarily to new members who have joined a Pilot Club in their community. The service focus for Pilot Clubs is brain-related disorders and safety & protection of the brain through Pilot's own BrainMinders program.

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Welcome, New Pilot!

  1. 1. Welcome, New Pilot!<br />We’re so pleased you’ve joined us…<br />
  2. 2. You are now an important part of our volunteer service organization. <br />Together, we can make<br />a positive difference <br />in the lives of many, <br />many others.<br />Your membership is important!<br />
  3. 3. Your Pilot Club<br />Pilot Countries<br /><ul><li>The Bahamas
  4. 4. Canada
  5. 5. Japan
  6. 6. Singapore
  7. 7. The U.S.</li></ul>Yours is one of hundreds <br />of active Pilot clubs in five countries. Each club is vital to Pilot service in communities like yours.<br />
  8. 8. Friendships, <br />old & new…<br />P.S. Ones that last a lifetime!<br />Pilot Club members enjoy…<br />
  9. 9. Life-affirming opportunities to help others<br />Special needs playground project<br />Pilot Club of Denham Springs, LA<br />
  10. 10. How Pilot International is organized.<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li>Creating projects & programs to improve lives
  12. 12. Holding fundraisers
  13. 13. Receiving grants from the Pilot International </li></ul> Foundation <br /><ul><li>Awarding PIF scholarships to students
  14. 14. Supporting Anchors, their Pilot District, and PI/PIF</li></ul>Pilot Club activities include…<br />
  15. 15. Your district convenes several times annually for Pilot fellowship and training.<br /><ul><li>Fall Council/Workshops
  16. 16. Leadership Training
  17. 17. District Convention (spring)</li></ul>Your Pilot District<br />District Administrative Council <br />Governor<br />Governor Elect<br />Lt Governor (s) <br />Secretary<br />Treasurer<br />
  18. 18. Pilot’s Service Focus<br />Helping those with brain-related disorders<br />Protecting the brain with PI’s BrainMindersTM<br /><ul><li>Traumatic brain injuries
  19. 19. Autism
  20. 20. Shaken Baby Syndrome
  21. 21. Alzheimer’s
  22. 22. Strokes
  23. 23. Emotional disorders
  24. 24. Learning Disabilities
  25. 25. Attention deficit disorders
  26. 26. Seizures</li></li></ul><li>PIF is Pilot’s charitable arm, awarding grants to Pilot Clubs and scholarships to students studying brain-relateddisorders and other humanitarian fields. <br />Safety helmet project<br />Leeward Pilot Club, Hawaii<br />
  27. 27. Pilot sponsors vibrant youth clubs called Anchor Clubs. After high school graduation, an Anchor can choose to be a Provisional Pilot until they join a Pilot Club. <br />Anchor Clubs<br />
  28. 28. PI/PIF has formed important alliances with non-profit partners who also champion our service focus:<br />Partnerships with others<br />
  29. 29. Each summer, Pilot holds an International Conference in a major city. Hundreds of Pilots from all over enjoy fun, fellowship, training, and special events!<br />Annual PI Conference<br />
  30. 30. Leadership opportunities for YOU!<br />If you are a born leader…Pilots and Anchors have many opportunities to develop leadership skills through club membership. Strong, dedicated Pilot & Anchor leaders are at the heart of our organization.<br />
  31. 31. Your unique abilities, special talents, and willingness to help others will add to the service value of your club and your organization. <br />Thanks for becoming one of us!<br />BRAVO!!<br />
  32. 32. For more information<br />OR…<br />Pilot International Headquarters<br />102 Preston Court<br />Macon, GA 31210<br />(478) 477-1208<br />(478) 477-6978<br />1…2…3………<br />
  33. 33. Find more information online!<br />On this great website<br />and on…<br />Twitter name is<br />PIHeadquarters<br />