For a club to successfully recruit new members, it must have a cadre of informed, motivated members. Retaining these experienced Rotarians is easier than recruiting and training new members to take their place. And research has shown that the single most important factor in retaining your members is the experience they have in your club. Socializing and networking with other members if frequently cited as a main reason for members staying engaged. Every club can strengthen its retention by training these experienced members to mentor newer members. Why not share with them The Learning Center’s 30 minute course on Mentoring Basics? In that short time, they’ll:
- Get a clear explanation of what mentoring is;
- Learn to identify the traits of a good mentor;
- Understand the benefits of sharing one’s experience and expertise with others;
- Learn to apply mentoring best practices.