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Key Club October Resources

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From meeting kits that help clubs interact and engage to officer guidebooks that maximize your community impact, you’ll find the resources you need to kick off another great Key Club year. Be sure to look at these resources as a club so you’re all aware of everything available.

October Resources: Now Online

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Key Clubs can continue their legacy of Trick-or-Treating for UNICEF! Halloween is about costume parties, scary movies and candy — and now it’s about something else, too: helping others. During October, your club can raise money for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF to support Start Strong: Zambia.

Recruitment resources

A new school year means a chance for new members. Try these tips for attracting fresh faces to your meetings, whether you're at home or in person.

Youth Opportunities Fund Grant (September 1-October 15)

Plan your next big service project and apply for a Youth Opportunities Fund grant ranging from US$250 to $2,000. Clubs and members can apply for funds from the Kiwanis Children’s Fund until October 15. A second grant cycle for the Key Club 2022-23 year is due March 1.

Global Leadership Certificate

Join your fellow Key Club members in completing the Global Leadership Certificate program. Through videos, assessments, resources and activities, you’ll learn how to get your voice heard and your community’s concerns met.

Meeting Kits

Discover agendas and resources for advisors and club members to conduct productive and fun meetings online or in person. For example, the civic engagement meeting kit will help you work to make a difference in the life of your community through videos and activities.

Student leader training guides

Plan ahead and get ready for a year of service. Use these officer guides to be prepared.

Key Club Week

Save the date — Key Club Week is November 6-10. Download our social media graphics and resources to help celebrate the best week of the year.

Erika’s Lighthouse

Begin the school year focused on your mental wellness and promote inclusive school cultures around mental health through advocacy, positivity, education and more with Erika's Lighthouse. This nonprofit organization’s mission is to make sure no young person feels alone in their depression.

Key Club International Convention 2024

Save the date for Key Club International Convention 2024, July 10-14 in Atlanta, Georgia! Be sure to check the website regularly and watch social media for updates.

Youth Protection training opportunities for advisors 

We’re serious about safety. Kiwanis International holds itself and its members to the highest standards of conduct and awareness. Check out these tools to provide safe and secure environments for youth.

Key Leader

Key Leader is a self-guided program intended for high school students, but it’s appropriate for anyone age 13 and up. It incorporates lessons and videos that are not part of the in-person Key Leader programs, so even students who have participated in Key Leader will find something new to learn and enjoy. It is available free of charge.

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