The new member mentorship program allows new Valley of the Sun Rotary Passport Club (VOTS) Rotarians the opportunity to get to know their fellow Rotarians and more quickly become part of the club, the District and Rotary International. It encompasses a six (6) month period during which the new member, under the guidance of a mentor, will have varied opportunities to participate in Rotary fellowship and activities.

The program requires the completion of a minimum of seven of twelve activities within the first six months after induction.  Five of the activities are mandatory. The mentor will monitor progress and report successful completion to the membership chair. At that time, special recognition will be made by the club at the end of the program.

The Mentorship activities are as follows:

  1. Attend at least one (1) board meeting.*

  2. Help the sergeant at arms greet people at two (2) meetings. *

  3. Attend a committee meeting. *

  4. Participate in a club project or fundraiser. *

  5. Give a 3 to 5 minute talk about themselves and profession. *

  6. Do a makeup (attend another Rotary club or social event).

  7. Have perfect attendance of one month.

  8. Attend a District 5495 event.

  9. Attend a meeting of another Rotary club (not as a makeā€up)

  10. Attend RLI training day (counts as two activities).

  11. Propose a new member (counts as two activities)

  12. Chairs a regular meeting of the club.