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Become a Member and/or Volunteer

Help Us Help Kids!

Are you interested in serving your community, and having fun at the same time? Come join us! Kiwanis members and volunteers form enduring friendships, provide service, and build better communities.

There are four (4) ways of being part of the Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor. These include becoming a traditional member, a young professional member, a corporate member, and/or being a volunteer. All four ways allow you to work at the Kiwanis Thrift Sale and other Kiwanis service projects, such as Meals on Wheels, the Voucher Program, Warm the Children and ringing bells for the Salvation Army.

Our club welcomes people from across the community and supports non-discrimination through its policies and practices. For complete and current information regarding our Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor and Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor Foundation, Inc. policy regarding Code of Conduct please click here.

Who is a Traditional Kiwanis member?

1) A member who volunteers a little or a lot to help children and families through Kiwanis service projects such as the Kiwanis Thrift Sale, or other Kiwanis projects. And who:

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Focuses his/her volunteer time on interest area.

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Attends Kiwanis weekly noon programs and lunches as often as possible.

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Enjoys having fun and meeting interesting new people.

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Pays annual membership dues of $180.

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Has voting privileges on Kiwanis leadership, projects, and committee work.

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Participates in choosing projects, activities, and focus of our Kiwanis services.

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Has leadership opportunities.

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Supports the Objects of Kiwanis. (See how to become a member below.)

Who is a Corporate Kiwanis member?

1) Same as a traditional member (see above) with the following differences.

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The business applies for a Kiwanis membership.

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The business pays the annual dues.

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The business identifies a person from their business to be the active member and informs our Kiwanis Club. The business, from time to time, can change who their person is who will be actively involved with our Kiwanis Club and its service projects.

Who is a Kiwanis Young Professional (KYP) member?

1) A young person with a busy lifestyle who needs a flexible way to volunteer with Kiwanis. A Kiwanis Young Professional (KYP) member volunteers a little or a lot as their time is available to help children and families through Kiwanis service projects such as the Kiwanis Thrift Sale, or other Kiwanis service projects.

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The KYP member focuses his/her volunteer time on interest area.

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Attends monthly KYP dinner meetings with other KYP members to discuss volunteer ideas. Attendance at the weekly traditional Kiwanis noon programs is not required but welcomed when possible.

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Enjoys having fun and meeting interesting new people.

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Pays annual membership dues of $180.

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Has the same voting privileges of a traditional Kiwanis member regarding votes on leadership, projects, and committee work.

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Participates in choosing projects, activities, and focus of our Kiwanis services.

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Has leadership opportunities.

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Supports the Objects of Kiwanis.

Who is a Kiwanis Volunteer?

1) A Kiwanis volunteer is a person who wants to help children and families who:

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Wants to focus on his/her interest area.

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Wants to volunteer a little time or a lot of time, based on their schedule.

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Wants to have fun and meet interesting new people.

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Pays no annual dues.

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Has no voting privileges.

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Supports the Objects of Kiwanis.

How to Become a Member:

Those who wish to join Kiwanis must be in good standing in the community and must be at least 18 years old. There Is an application process. Our weekly noon meetings on Mondays are an excellent forum for prospective members to meet other members, have a good lunch, hear an interesting speaker, and get a sense of the positive energy within the club. The club covers the cost of two meals for each prospective member.

Prospective members need not live or work in Ann Arbor, but they must be supportive of the six Objects of Kiwanis International:

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Object 1: To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life.

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Object 2: To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.

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Object 3: To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business and professional standards.

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Object 4: To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive and serviceable citizenship.

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Object 5: To provide, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service and to build better communities.

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Object 6: To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and good will.

Interested in learning more about becoming a member of Kiwanis?

Please send an e-mail to MembershipGrowth@a2kiwanis.org or call 734-368-9738 and leave a message.

HOW TO BECOME A volunteer:

If you prefer to be a Kiwanis volunteer but not become a Kiwanis member, that is also great! There is an application and interview process. For information please contact.
Email: kiwanisvcoordinator@icloud.com
Phone: 734-881-2344