Creating inclusive service projects for immune-compromised members

By Rotary staff

During the pandemic, your club service projects have been coordinated virtually partnering with local groups that provide community resources. Now your area is allowing in-person gatherings, but you have several members who are immune-compromised or cannot get vaccinated for health reasons. How can your club plan inclusive service activities that won’t exclude these members.

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3 thoughts on “Creating inclusive service projects for immune-compromised members

  1. There are many options that works for this including virtual volunteering options or even activities that members can do from home, for instance; we are aiming to complete a toy drive for December. There will be the option for individuals to purchase wrap their gifts at home. Then we will organize a pick up that is socially distanced and safe. This facilitates participation and also the opportunity for members to be pictured and clubs to showcase the inclusion.

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  2. there are so many online activities club needs to do … such members can participate and help in such activities..

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  3. The solution to providing inclusive service projects for those not able to take part in-person is simple-offer virtual and in-person projects. 1) Volunteers will sign up for virtual projects they can do from home when desirable, 2) In-person projects have planning, administrative, and follow-up components that volunteers can do from home.

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