The Good Hope Toastmasters Club is open to anyone looking to develop their communication and leadership skills.
We are a member of Toastmasters International, a world leader in communication and leadership.
The world needs competent leaders - and especially South Africa. By regularly preparing and presenting speeches, gaining feedback, leading teams and guiding others to achieve their goals in a supportive atmosphere, leaders grow from the Toastmasters programme.
Every Toastmasters journey begins with a single speech..... join us, if you want to find your path to leadership.
Costs of Joining
To become a member of any Toastmasters club in the world, you have to join Toastmasters International in the USA. There is a once-off joining fee of $20 US Dollars that you never pay again. Thereafter it costs $7.50 US Dollars a month.
This amount is paid in two 6-month installments of $45 on 1st October and 1st April each year, along with a small club administration fee. Although all prices are quoted in US Dollars, members pay their fees directly to their club in SA Rands.
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, the organization has more than 270,000 members in more than 13,000 clubs in 116 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds become more confident in front of an audience.
The Toastmasters' Vision
Toastmasters International empowers people to achieve their full potential and realise their dreams. Through its member clubs, people throughout the world can improve their communication and leadership skills, which in turn gives them the courage to change.
The Toastmasters' Mission
Toastmasters International is the leading movement devoted to making effective oral communication a world-wide reality. Through its member clubs, Toastmasters International helps men and women learn the arts of speaking, listening and thinking - vital skills that promote self-actualisation, enhance leadership potential, foster human understanding and contribute to the betterment of mankind.
It is basic to this mission that Toastmasters International continually expand its worldwide network of Clubs, thereby offering ever-greater numbers of people the opportunity to benefit from its programmes.
Toastmasters International's core values are integrity, dedication to excellence, service to the member and respect for the individual. These are values worthy of a great organization, and we believe we should incorporate them as anchor points in every decision we make.
Our core values provide us with a means of not only guiding but also evaluating our operations, our planning and our vision for the future.