Circle K International (CKI) is the premier collegiate and university community service, leadership development, and friendship organization in the world. CKI has more than 12,600 members in 17 nations. Circle K clubs are organized and sponsored by a Kiwanis club on a college or university campus. CKI blends community service and leadership training with the opportunity to meet other college students around the world.
Established in 1961, the Indiana District of Circle K is home to 14 clubs (including Notre Dame!) and over 400 members. The Indiana District holds two district wide conferences every year: the Membership Development and Education Conference (MDEC) in the fall and the District Convention (DCON) in the winter. Both are great opportunities to make friendships and do service with other Circle K-ers in Indiana!
Kiwanis International is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. It is also the parent organization of all the other K-family branches.
South Bend Kiwanis is the local chapter of Kiwanis International that serves the South Bend area. In addition to serving the South Bend community, the South Bend Kiwanis Club sponsors the University of Notre Dame branch of Circle K.
Key Club International is a high school student organization that is sponsored by Kiwanis International. Members perform acts of service both locally and internationally in order to assist Kiwanis in its mission to serve the children of the world. In addition, members learn to develop leadership skills as they plan projects and hold elected positions at the club, district, and international levels.
Builders Club is a middle school student organization that is sponsored by Kiwanis International. It is the largest service organization for middle school and junior high students. The mission is to provide members with opportunities to perform service in their communities, build character, and develop leadership skills.
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