Your club has members who come from different backgrounds, religions, and ethnicities. In response to current events, some members want to take a stand against social injustices in your local community and abroad. Other members find these issues political or controversial, and don’t support the club taking action. This has created tension in the club … More Ethical Dilemma Discussion: what would you do?
By Ganesan K, Past District Vocational Service Chair, and member of the Rotary Club of Madras East, India As the District 3232 Vocational Service Chair during the year 2018 – 2019 Rotary year, I worked on various initiatives to promote vocational service throughout my district. Vocational service calls on every Rotary member to work with … More Serving our communities through vocational service
This is the second in a series of blog posts highlighting member engagement opportunities in celebration of Rotary Membership and Club Development Month throughout August. By Rotary Service and Engagement Rotary is founded on the ideal Service Above Self. It’s rooted within our guiding principles and at the core of club activity. Every day, you take … More Service project resources to take projects to the next level
By Ron Hollenbeck, Past President of the Rotary Club of Centerville, Ohio, USA Back in 1998, Rotarian Dick Sanford brought a unique service project to our club. I was the Community Projects Director of the Rotary Club of Longwood in Pennsylvania, USA at the time, and Dick was a longstanding member of the same club. … More Providing warmth to children in need
As your club’s vocational service chair, you have been engaging young professionals through mentorship initiatives and career counseling projects. You would like more of your fellow club members to participate in these initiatives since many of the mentees are starting off in their careers and you want to introduce them to Rotary and all it … More Ethical dilemma: what would you do?
After moving to a new town, you join a newly formed Rotary club as one of its charter members. During the club’s second year, the president-elect brings her partner as a guest to many of the meetings. The president-elect, displeased with the club’s web and digital media coordinator, confers with the club’s board to make … More Ethical dilemma: what would you do?
By Daniel Seddiqui, Founder of Living the Map I first became acquainted with Rotary International while living in Evanston to coach the Women’s Cross Country team at Northwestern University. In 2008, I embarked on an ambitious journey to work 50 Jobs in 50 States in 50 weeks. Throughout my venture, I’ve had the great privilege … More Inspire the next generation through vocational service