You can help with two different types of Gavel Clubs
According to Toastmasters International, “Gavel Clubs are open to those individuals who are unable, either because of age (youth) or other circumstances (prisoners), to be a member of a regular Toastmasters Club.” Gavel Clubs operate like a traditional Toastmasters Club, using the Competent Communication and Competent Leadership manuals. They are not eligible for enrollment in Pathways. The Gaveliers are able to earn educational awards equivalent to those earned by Toastmasters, with a few exceptions.
To form a Gavel club, a group must meet one of the following requirements:
If you would like to know more about working with or forming a Youth Gavel Club, contact Youth Leadership Chair, Diana Wiggins at DianaWigginsTMI@gmail.com.
To find out more about working with the prisoners, contact our newest assistant Gavel Clubs Chair: Robert Deming at firstname.lastname@example.org.