Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the collection of ideas that are forming the basis of our 2013-14 plan. We will agree the plan at our eClub Assembly, week commencing 13th June. I wanted to share the draft with you this week to give you all time to mull it over, discuss anything you want more information on or to add things. I also thought that for those of you attending the District Assembly this Saturday it will help you focus on what information we need or maybe pick up on opportunities that have been missed.
Aim & Focus: Continue to build on the foundations, enabling development in a flexible and spontaneous way.
- Roles and responsibilities throughout the eClub to be coordinated, linked to members’ passions, so that each member is supported and not working in isolation.
- Members’ confidence and expertise of doing Rotary online strengthened.
- Encourage creativity and innovation in the continued development of our internet activity.
- Continuity of year-on-year work where members are working together to support their local community, whilst listening and valuing new ideas as they arise.
- Be able to respond, be spontaneous and communicate developments to build all members’ understanding of the projects being backed.
- To enable growth of E-Rotary through eClub activities, in partnership with Rotary around the World and other organisations.
The plan has been laid out in relation the Rotary Avenues of Service.
- Work in partnership with Role Out The Barrel (ROTB), supporting Michael Smith on his sponsored 25,000 mile motorcycle ride.
- Working in partnership with the Cambodia Human & Hope Association.
- Understanding how Micro-Financing works.
- Developing partnerships with other International E-Clubs.
- E-wareness campaigning.
Vocational Service :-
- Community ACT – Employment Workshop.
- Working in partnership with The Shop (Uplands Educational Trust).
- Development of a Business Page.
- Employers Autism Accreditation scheme and Autism Awareness Campaign.
- Gloucester City Farm duck pond.
- Christmas Shoe Boxes.
- Transition movement and community development (ABCD).
- Using We’re for Communities principles to enable community facilitation, such as partnership work with BHF and HEALS.
- E-wareness campaigning.
- Ensuring Publicity, Equality & Diversity, Health & Safety and Protection are considered in all we do.
- Developing E-Training where necessary for ourselves and others.
- Website development.
- Increase and strengthen membership base, in particular through CARE and buddying.
- Produce a membership video.
- Implement an effective rolling leadership development plan.
- Coordinated Weekly Programme shared amongst all members.
- Calendar of Events developed as a vibrant, active page.
- eClub administration well governed, including Finance and the range of Rotary Directories kept up to date.
New Generation Service:-
- Young Writer competition.
- Uplands School Interact Club supported.
- Rotaract eClub supported.
The Rotary Foundation:-
- To support the District 1100 End Polio Now Officer to run a District wide Virtual Balloon Race.
- Contribute to local grant funds and apply for local matching grant.
- Neck Tie bags/items made and sold in aid of End Polio Now.
- Work in partnership with Upland School Interact Club to make quilt for End Polio Now.
- E book produced on ‘How we met – the event that changed our lives’ sold in aid of End Polio Now.
Please give thoughts and suggestions below. It would also be good for those who attend the Assembly on Saturday to update other members about what you heard.