Associate Club Membership
If you are an adult believing in the objects and principles of Rotary (and not a current or past or full member of any Rotary Club) and want to contribute and participate with Club members in their pursuit of Rotary’s objectives, at a level that suits you.
- Your membership enables you to attend club meetings
- Friendship over a meal and to enjoy good speakers
- Enjoy the opportunity to participate in the Club’s social activities
- Be able to join Club members in community service activities
A subscription of $64.00 is payable to cover your initial 12-months membership (you can only be an Associate Member for one year) Payment is also required for
- Meals provided at any Club meetings (currently $15.00), and
- Charges for the various fellowship events and activities
At any point while an Associate Member of the Club, we would welcome your application as a Full Member of Rotary International when you will be able to wear the Rotary wheel pin that identifies you as being a ‘Full Rotarian member’, which amongst other things will entitle you to attend and vote on Club and International Rotary matters, as well as giving you the right to visit any other Rotary Club in the world!
Corporate Club Membership
An enterprise, such as a company, charitable institution, national or local government body or department, hospitals, schools, etc, or a large ‘firm’ that employs more than 20 adult persons.
Your enterprise can appoint two employees, each of whom will meet Rotary International [RI] member qualifications and at least one shall be a senior executive of the enterprise and these employees will be known as Corporate Members.
- a Corporate Member has full voting rights in Club affairs and such other entitlements for Active members as determined by Rotary International’s constitution and by-laws
- a Corporate Member’s partner will have the same benefits, without the subscription cost, as a Club Associate member.
the enterprise may also appoint up to 2 further persons who shall be designated as Corporate Associates,
- who shall be entitled without payment of a subscription, to those privileges granted to Club Associate Members.
- a Corporate Associate’s partner will have the same benefits as a Club Associate member at no cost.
the enterprise shall pay a Club subscription, currently $800.00, that includes levies set by
(i) Rotary International to enable the Corporate Members to maintain the privilege of being known as Rotarians, and
(ii) Rotary International District 9910, and
(iii) the Club Directors to cover a share of costs to be borne by Corporate Members of the club, and
(iv) the Club Directors to cover required costs in meeting any other known Rotary International obligations, and
(v) the members of the Club as a discretionary levy and agreed to by a 75% majority of members who attend and vote on the matter at a properly constituted meeting
The Club Development Committee is responsible for membership development, training and mentoring new members and available to help with approaching potential members.
Specifically The membership Committee has the following objectives:
- Ensure that over the year the Club enjoys a net increase of five.
- Encourage all Members to actively seek new entrants to the Club
- Ask members to target Professionals/Tradespeople who provide services to them and their businesses
- Seek to reduce the average age of "Active" Club members
- Seek to increase the spread of gender and ethnic representation
- Re-introduce the "Fireside Meetings" for new members
- Formalise the "Mentoring" arrangements for new members
- Provide multi-media material to advance membership growth
- Hold 4 specific events during the year to attract prospective members
- Arrange at least 2 Club Assemblies at which Directors will keep members informed on strategic progress and encourage Chairs to regularly report on their activities at Club meetings
- Include Rotary educational presentations in the Meetings programme, covering such topics as Foundation and Membership etc.
- Ensure that the President Elect attends PETS and all incoming Officers attend District Assembly (LETS)
- Ensure that all Directors train their successors, all of whom are soon to be identified
- Encourage all members to attend any relevant training offered by District
- Encourage members to visit other Clubs to experience different practices
- Circulate the Strategic and Business Plans and minutes of Board Meetings to all members
- Encourage members to take up District roles and responsibilities