Rotary Volunteering What is Rotary

Flexibility, affordability, diversity and fun

A club which meets all the requirements of Rotary International, afforded full membership Rights and status like traditional clubs, but embracing the newly allowed and encouraged flexibility.

Flexibility intended to make Rotary more appealing and accessible to young professionals, millennials and past Rotarians.

An affordable Rotary Club centred around Service opportunities with a flexible meeting schedule.

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Ending Polio forever and other causes

Rotary is dedicated to six areas of focus to build international relationships, improve lives, and create a better world to support our peace efforts and end polio forever.

  • Promoting peace
  • Fighting disease
  • Providing clean water, sanitation and hygiene
  • Saving mothers and children
  • Supporting education
  • Growing local economies

There are endless ways to help in each of these causes and, like many Rotarians and their partners, you can find your own niche.

So why not ask how your own interests can be included!

Rotary Toastmasters What is Rotary

Rotary & Toastmasters Team Up

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Members of Toastmasters and Rotary will enhance their skills, broaden their networks and increase their positive impact in communities through a new collaboration.

The ongoing relationship between the two organisations will begin at the grassroots level with local club members learning and working together. Additionally, Toastmasters will create a set of eight structured communication and leadership development courses for Rotary with a phased rollout that will be available in English in 2020, and in more languages in 2021.

“The strategic alliance with Rotary is exciting and allows both organisations to leverage our unique and similar strengths,” says Deepak Menon, Toastmasters’ 2019-20 International President. “We look forward to providing our current and prospective members with ongoing additional offerings that meet their evolving needs.”

With its first unofficial meeting held in Bloomington, Ill., in March 1905, Toastmasters is a global nonprofit organisation with more than 16,800 clubs in 143 countries. Its members attend club meetings where they learn how to be more confident speakers, communicators and leaders. Toastmasters’ vision for the ongoing collaboration with Rotary is to change more lives for the better, and positively impact communities around the world.

“Collaborating with Toastmasters will provide our members with even more opportunities to develop and improve their leadership and communication skills,” said John Hewko, general secretary and CEO of Rotary International. “In turn, members of Toastmasters can connect with more people, take advantage of new speaking and learning opportunities, and make a difference in their communities through Rotary.”

Rotary provides its members opportunities to develop professionally, gain world understanding, and make lifelong friendships – all while volunteering to improve lives and bring lasting, positive change to communities.

Founded in 1905 in Chicago, Ill., Rotary is a global network of people committed to improving lives and bringing positive, lasting change. Each year, Rotary members contribute millions of dollars and volunteer hours to promote health, peace and prosperity in communities across the globe. Through volunteering, they make lifelong friendships that transcend political, cultural and generational boundaries and foster global understanding and respect.

For FAQ and to learn more about this partnership, please visit

About Toastmasters International: Toastmasters International is a worldwide nonprofit educational organisation that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organisation’s membership exceeds 358,000 in more than 16,800 clubs in 143 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit Follow @Toastmasters on Twitter.

About Rotary: Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members of more than 35,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work improves lives at both the local and international levels, from helping those in need in their own communities to working toward a polio-free world. See

Courtesy: Toastmasters International

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Creating a family friendly vibe with your Rotary club

Anabella Bonfa and her family all volunteer at more than 30 projects every year because it gives them a joint activity to spend time together, contribute their talents, and improve their community.

Read how family friendly Rotary can be at

You may also ask us how here

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Rotary’s Impact

A powerful new study from Johns Hopkins University outlines the value of volunteer service. Read the ground-breaking new report:

According to the International Association for Volunteer effort’s in its Volunteer Measurement Project:

Volunteer “work” is defined … as an unpaid activity that produces a good or a service for organisations or persons outside of the household on a non-compulsory basis.

Rotary's Impact

A powerful new study from Johns Hopkins University outlines the value of volunteer service. Read the ground-breaking new report:

Posted by John Hewko on Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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How to give without spending

Do you have a special skill such as writing, cooking, web design, carpentry, etc? Share your talents and help those in need. Whatever your passions are, you can use them for the benefit of others in Rotary service projects.

Contact us to volunteer with Sunshine Coast Passport Rotary (Provisional).

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Invest your time well

Sunshine Coast Passport Rotary is looking for people wanting to invest time in Service

Sunshine Coast Passport Rotary is the provisional new Rotary club on the Sunshine Coast, more traditionally to be called the ‘Rotary Club of Sunshine Coast Passport’. A new club with a difference!

Have you ever thought how you can really put your skills to good use to help the community and improve the lives of other people. The rewarding feeling of being part of a team who achieve meaningful results through positive action will carry you forward in life to take on even greater tasks.

Perhaps you have been a Rotarian before or helped out occasionally with other organisations – perhaps you have never considered volunteering in any form. Either way we want you to be able to invest your time meaningfully and to best effect.

Whatever your background, the plans for this new club will inspire you!

Sunshine Coast Passport Rotary – Provisional will attract young people, leaders, and working professionals combined with experienced Rotarians and anyone who feels they have the skills to contribute.

On this website you will find heaps of information about the provisional club including an extensive list of Q&As here.

More information about ‘Investing in Service’ and the benefits you can expect may be viewed on this page.

If you have questions or are simply curious, contact us or better still come to our next meeting.