A corporate membership allows a company to hold
a member position, appointing a specific employee
as the “member”. If the employee changes jobs or
is transferred to a new location, a new employee
can be designated to take the place of the previous
member without being charged a new member fee
by the organization.
The employer often chooses to pay the dues on
behalf of the employee, but this is not required. What are the benefits of membership?
Membership in Kiwanis can provide exceptional
opportunities for professional development,
including training in teamwork and leadership
skills. While the community is improved by the
donation of the employee’s time and talent, the
company sees rewards through service as well.
Why should your business consider a
Companies today face a host of challenges: boosting
earnings in a tough economy, restoring the public’s
trust in business and dealing with unprecedented
competition for sales revenue and qualified staff.
One quality that will separate good companies
from great ones in the years ahead is corporate
responsibility through community citizenship.
Activities that demonstrate a real commitment to
the community impact the perceptions of not only
a firm’s customers, but also its employees. Recent
studies have shown that long-lasting community
involvement provides a greater benefit to a
company’s social reputation than traditional
philanthropy. This is a reflection of the basic
sentiment that people need help solving their
problems, not just money.
The Kiwanis Club of Portland offers many
opportunities for you and your employees to serve
in our community.
We volunteer with programs
that help children and families throughout the
Portland area, and we support regional and worldwide
efforts on behalf of Kiwanis International.
Consider joining us in “changing the world, one
child and one community at a time” and discover
how ONE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE.