Do you dread giving presentations at work?
Do you start to shake when asked to stand up and talk to a room full of people?
Does your heart start to pound waiting for your turn to introduce yourself in a meeting?
Do you want to improve your confidence?
Toastmasters can help you.
Download the Application form [PDF].
Bring the completed form and your membership fees with you to the next meeting. An officer of the club will sign the application form to make it official!
What happens when you join?
Manuals: You will be given the Competent Communication and Competent Leadership manuals immediately.
Orientation meeting: the VP Education will set up a one-to-one meeting with you to ask about your background, work, experience and goals to find out the best way the club can help you achieve your personal and career goals.
Mentoring: you will be offered a mentor who will keep in contact with you to help you work towards your speaking and leadership goals.
The fees you pay the club includes a fee to Toastmasters International as well as all normal club attendance fees. You will also receive a monthly magazine full of speaking tips.
Toastmasters clubs are non-profit organisations.
If you are new to Toastmasters, there is a one-off joining fee of £30 to cover your initial pack of manuals.
Membership fees are currently £75 (for each 6 months membership).
Your Toastmasters membership gives you access to any Toastmasters club in the world (usually for free). You can also do speeches and roles at many other clubs to count towards your project manuals.