Welcome to NAAAP Boston’s Toastmasters Club
Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview? Ignite your career?
How Does It Work?
A Toastmasters meeting is a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. A typical group has 10 to 20 members who meet weekly, biweekly or monthly. A typical meeting lasts 60–90 minutes.
There is no instructor in a Toastmasters meeting. Instead, members evaluate one another’s presentations. This feedback process is a key part of the program’s success. Meeting participants also give impromptu talks on assigned topics, conduct meetings and develop skills related to timekeeping, grammar and parliamentary procedure.
Members learn communication skills by working in the Competent Communication manual, a series of 10 self-paced speaking assignments designed to instill a basic foundation in public speaking.
Members also learn leadership skills by taking on various meeting roles and working in the Competent Leadership manual. In our learn-by-doing approach, we don’t lecture members about leadership skills; we give them responsibilities and mentoring to help. Then we ask them to lead.
Why should I join?
The Toastmasters program offers many benefits that help people in all walks of life. As a result of participating in Toastmasters, you will:
- Increase your self-confidence
- Become a better speaker
- Become a better leader
- Communicate more effectively
Membership* is affordable – a great value that can change your life that costs less than a dollar a day. Your initial investment:
- $20 New member fee
- $36 Dues for six months
More than 4 million people have discovered the benefits of this proven learning formula. What are you waiting for? Joining is easy – just contact firstname.lastname@example.org to join the NAAAP Boston’s Toastmaster Club today!
NOTE: Guests are welcome to attend the club meetings for free (maximum of two meetings). However, if you choose to become a member of NAAAP Boston Toastmaster Club, there is a separate membership fee that needs to be paid. This fee is paid directly to the Toastmasters International.