Toastmasters International and its member clubs, provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop their communication and leadership skills. Some join Toastmasters to overcome their fear of public speaking while others join to enhance their speaking and leadership skills, thereby building skills for the future.
The Toastmasters Vision[edit | edit source]
Toastmasters International empowers people to achieve their full potential and realize their dreams. Through our member clubs, people throughout the world can improve their communication and leadership skills, giving them the courage to change.
The Mission of the Toastmasters Club[edit | edit source]
The mission of a Toastmasters Club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self confidence and personal growth.
How to Find A Toastmasters Club[edit | edit source]
- The best way to find a Toastmasters Club ... use the powerful Toastmasters Club Search Tools. In particular try the Zip Code Search (for U.S. clubs) ... providing a list of Toastmaster Clubs by distance from your favorite Zip Code. You may also want to try advanced searches for clubs around the world - use the Advanced Search Tool. For example, if you will be in Ireland on vacation, holiday or a business trip, and you have some free time, (e.g. a Monday) to visit a Toastmasters Club then search for "Clubs in Ireland meeting on Monday.
- Other search methods: Look in the local telephone White Pages, check with the "Chambers of Commerce," or use an online search engine such as Google or Yahoo!.
- To see a list of Toastmaster club sites, visit Category:Clubs
Become A Member[edit | edit source]
- After you find a club near you, attend a meeting and apply for membership. All clubs have a different personality, so you might want to visit several before you make a decision.
- Then become a member.
How to Contact Toastmasters International World Headquarters[edit | edit source]
- Postal Mailing Address:
Toastmasters International, PO Box 9052, Mission Viejo, CA 92690 USA
- Shipping/Courier Address:
Toastmasters International, 23182 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688 USA
- Phone: Phone: (949) 858-8255, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., PST, Monday-Friday, excluding holidays.
- Visit the Contact Us section of the TI Web site or e-mail mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal[edit | edit source]
The names "Toastmasters International", "Toastmasters", and the Toastmasters International emblem are trademarks protected in the United States, Canada, and other countries where Toastmasters Clubs exist. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.
NOTE: Toastmasters has nothing to do with Toasted Bread