Builders Club Building Leaders since 1975. Developing strong moral character. Working together in service. Encouraging loyalty. Developing leadership.
Builders Club What is Builders Club? MOTTO: Building Leaders VISION: To develop competent, capable, caring leadersthrough the vehicle of service. MISSION: Builders club is an international student-led organization providing its members with opportunities to perform service, build character, and develop leadership.
Builders Club Builders Club CORE VALUES Character Building Leadership Inclusiveness Caring
Builders Club What is happening now: Today, Builders Clubs exist in more than 1000 schools and community locations!
Builders Club Builders Club The Structure of the “Student-Led” Organization
Builders Club Builders Club Why be a Builders Club member? Members form sound personal values based on experiences in meaningful community-service activities open to any middle school students who wants to serve.
Builders Club Builders Club Why should a school invest in a Builders Club? • Educational enrichment. • Promotes leadership skills and positive self-esteem. • Increases the school’s visibility. • Improvements to their school.
Builders Club Builders Club How do we get started? Step One:Select a site. Step Two:Order the New Club Building #1 Kit through Kiwanis International. Step Three:Secure a Sponsoring Kiwanis club, Circle K Club or Key Club.
Builders Club Builders Club What does this mean for Kiwanis? RESPONSIBILITIES BENEFITS • Increases club member participation. • Promotes interaction between Kiwanis family club members. • Assists in establishing partnerships with local schools, businesses, and other organizations. • Provides the opportunity to serve as a positive mentor. • Creates recruiting opportunities for future Key Club members. • Attendance at Builders Club Board of Directors and general meetings. • Responsibility to assist with the training of the Builders Club officers. • Participation in joint service and fund-raising projects. • Host Builders Club members at Key Club/Circle K meetings, projects, and activities as allowed by both schools’ policies.
Builders Club Builders Club How do we get started? Step Four:Secure a faculty advisor.Step Five:Order the New Club Building Kit #2 from Kiwanis International.Step Six:Recruit Members.Step Seven:Organize the Builders Club.
Builders Club Builders Club How do we get started? Step 8:Charter the Builders Club.Step 9:Launch the Builders Club. Step 10:Support the Builders Club. Step 11:Promote Builders Club in the community.
Builders Club Builders Club Partnerships Key Club International and Circle K International have established partnerships with organizations who serve children. Builders Clubs are encouraged to work with the following partners: Circle K Better World Books March of Dimes UNICEF Students Teaming Up to Fight Hunger (STUFH) Key Club UNICEF Children’s Miracle Network March of Dimes
Builders Club Builders Club Frequently Asked Questions What is the financial responsibility for the Kiwanis Club after chartering? • How many members are needed to start a new Builders Club?
Builders Club Builders Club Frequently Asked Questions What is the cost for chartering a new Builders Club? Builders Club Charter Options *Builders Club resources include: posters, DVD, SLP sponsorship toolkit
Builders Club Builders Club If you need more information, contact: Susan Myers Builders Club Specialist Kiwanis International firstname.lastname@example.org 1-800-KIWANIS, ext. 209 www.kiwanis.org 3636 Woodview Trace Indianapolis, IN 46268 USA * email@example.com Worldwide: 1-317-875-8755 US and Canada: 1-800-Kiwanis