Vocational Service is one of Rotary’s Avenues of Service and calls every Rotarian to:
- Aspire to high ethical standards in their occupation;
- Recognize the worthiness of all useful occupations, and;
- Contribute their vocational talents to the problems and needs of society.
Full Committee Description:
Brighton North’s Vocational Service Objectives:
- To initiate or support programs that help unskilled or disabled workers acquire marketable skills, including interviewing skill, scholarships; career planning programs in schools (including mock interviews); generate new jobs within the community; assist/mentor newly set up businesses utilising the experience and skills of retirees.
- Encourage the practice and promotion of high ethical standards throughout the business community. Consider recipients for Pride of Workmanship and or Vocational Excellence awards.
- Ensure Action Plans are aligned with the Club’s current Vision Objectives.
- Work with the Program Officer to plan Club activities for Vocational Service Month (October).
- Select committee members who can research real opportunities for vocational service.
- Develop projects and programs that increase Club members’ knowledge and appreciation of various occupations.
- Develop ways of recognising those who achieve vocational excellence and practice high ethical standards in their vocations.
- Recognise people with disabilities who despite their disabilities have contributed to their vocation or the community in achieving their goals to serve others – Shine On award.
- Encourage members to create and champion projects for vocational service and adopt the role of Project Manager for their choice.
- Work with the Board to plan fundraising activities for vocational service.
- Respond with the day-to-day needs of providing vocational service.
Contact - VOCATION Committee