How To Join

Becoming a Member of Toastmasters

Most people attend a few meetings as a guest before they actually join Toastmasters. If you have visited the Encinitas club and would like to join, ask the VP of Membership or any club officer for an application form. They will review the program and introduce you to other members. Upon joining Toastmasters, you are required to pay a one-time joining fee of $26.00 in order to receive educational materials (Competent Communicator and Leadership manuals) from Toastmasters International, plus a one-time Encinitas Club fee of $5.00, which aids in paying for Club expenses. Once you have paid these initial fees, the semi-annual dues of $57 are billed in March and September which cover the following six months. If you join in between those periods, the membership officer will calculate a pro-rated share of the dues for you. 

In addition to the first two manuals, members also receive an monthly subscription to Toastmasters International magazine. The cost of $57.00 every six months is a bargain for the tremendous rewards and education that Toastmasters provides! If you have any questions, please contact:

Encinitas Club President  Roxanne Schafer

Encinitas Vice President of Membership Pat Rarus

For additional information about Toastmasters, you can:

Visit the District 5 Website or visit the Toastmasters International Website

Why Join? (from TMI)

Survey after survey shows that presentation skills are crucial to success in the workplace. Many people pay high fees for seminars to gain the skill and confidence necessary to face an audience. Toastmasters provides an option that is less expensive and held in high regard in business circles. This organization has been around for more than 86 years and offers a proven – and enjoyable – way to practice and hone communication and leadership skills.

You will…

  • Learn to communicate more effectively

  • Become a better listener.

  • Improve your presentation skills

  • Increase your leadership potential

  • Become more successful in your career

  • Build your ability to motivate and persuade

  • Reach your professional and personal goals

  • Increase your self confidence.

    How you do it. . .

    Build speaking and leadership skills with time-tested methods
    Focus on areas of interest in our self-paced curriculum
    Receive suggestions for improvement through constructive evaluations

    Toastmasters programs are . . .
    -Inexpensive
    -Interactive
    -Convenient
    -Friendly
    -Supportive
    -More than four million people have discovered the benefits of this proven learning formula. What are you waiting for?
    DVD Clips: Welcome to Toastmasters!

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