Rotarians are business and professional leaders who take an active role in their communities while greatly enriching their personal and professional lives. A Rotary Club contains a diverse group of professionals and business leaders from the community that the club serves.

Membership in LA5 offers a number of benefits, including:

A masterclass in leadership

Leading leaders, public speaking, mentorship, and board service opportunities - all things which engaged members of LA5 benefit.

Service opportunities

Both locally and internationally, LA5 offers a myriad of opportunities for service to others and self-fulfillment as a result.

Business development

An organization made of professionals, our club promotes members doing business with one another.


Over a century of Los Angeles legacy, meetings in the hallowed halls of the California Club, one of the largest endowments in Rotary, and access to esteemed leaders across the globe.

Continuing education

Each week showcases a program designed to keep one informed about what is going on in the community, nation, and world, highlighting a variety of timely topics and notable speakers.

Citizenship in the world

Every Rotarian receives a pin that says “Rotary International," a symbol of the access our members have to the network of 1.3 million+ across the globe.

Inspire and be inspired...

Service is the bedrock that creates a pathway to all of the benefits and unites our members. Rolling up your sleeves and positively impacting your community is inspiring on many levels.
These are just some of the many ways LA5 bonds through service:

Rotarians in 200 countries and more than 30,000 clubs may differ in customs, but every member shares one thing in common: they were invited to apply for membership.

Volunteer and Community Service Opportunities

Above all else, the Rotary Club of Los Angeles emphasizes service to the community. Whether you are interested in serving the homeless, veterans in need, people with disabilities, or children and teens, LA5 provides multiple opportunities for community involvement. Volunteering is the best way to get to know your fellow Rotarians and the community at large. Learn more about our current list of service projects.

Selected List of Community Partners

To better serve our community, The Rotary Club of Los Angeles partners with the following public and private service organizations such as:

  • The Salvation Army
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Ability First
  • SOSMentor
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • The District Attorney

Leadership Opportunities

The city of Los Angeles faces many challenges that can only be addressed through a strong volunteer base. Rotary is engaged in many operations throughout the city that require leadership. There is no better way to publicly demonstrate your personal and professional skills than to step up and take the lead of one of the club’s many service projects.

Networking Opportunities

The Rotary Club of Los Angeles attracts leaders from all major business and community sectors. Professionals from legal and financial services, real estate, healthcare, entertainment, and education gather regularly, not only to serve the community, but to network with one another. Rotary provides a smart way to connect to the most prominent leaders in Los Angeles, as well as community leaders from 34,000 clubs around the world. Members are encouraged to conduct business together.

Special Events

Rotarians enjoy celebrating the good that is being done in the community. The members of the Rotary Club of Los Angeles participate in many special events and celebrations throughout the year in an effort to raise the visibility of good causes. These events attract civic leaders, movie executives, and sports figures. Last year, the Los Angeles Dodgers hosted a special event at Dodger Stadium in which many current and past players participated.

Exclusive Presentations

As one of the oldest and largest service clubs in city, the Rotary Club of LA attracts prominent guest speakers such as Eric Garcetti, Richard Riordan, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Jeanie Buss, and fellow Rotarians, District Attorney Jackie Lacey, and Dodger Senior Executive Ned Colletti. These exclusive presentations afford LA5 members an opportunity to interact with some of the major influencers in our community.