If you are like most Rotarians worldwide, you are
interested in making relevant service connections.
By seeing the value of your club serving students through mentoring, you will be filling a global void and making a direct and critical connection within your own community. Participation is simple and for most Rotarians requires no more than an 30 minutes of time outside of a Zoom or physical Rotary Club meeting. For Rotary Student Program Committee Members, participation is as simple as placing a few phone calls to friends.
This Program Helps Communities in Three Key Ways:
Provides a relevant community service
The program gives Rotarians, businesses, and schools the opportunity to work together to fill a global void — making a real connection between young people and business professionals.
Makes a difference in the lives of young people
The program helps young people in the most critical time in their lives — well before decisions are made on paths for college and career.
Builds awareness of the good works of Rotary International
The program builds awareness of Rotary — the world’s oldest and largest service group — and its efforts to eradicate polio, provide clean water, and make the world a better place.
How to get started:
If you are a member of an registered Rotary Club, and can provide club identification, you are invited to participate in the Rotary Student Program.
- Schedule a Zoom or Physical Meeting with your local school principal or superintendent to get approval to start the program
- Ask for a next meeting to share the program with Guidance Counselors in the school
- In all meetings, explain:
- The global void the program fills in helping students confirm or redirect their career dreams, well before college, in a safe and virtual setting, hosted by Rotarians
- The program is open to all young people approaching college or career
- Participation is easy for students and takes less than an hour of time (30 minutes for the reverse interview and 2 minutes sharing the experience during a Zoom or physical Rotary Club Meeting)
- School participation is even easier, limited to Guidance Counselors encouraging promising students to sign up (paper or Google Forms recommended)
Once School Support is Established:
- Confirm key school liaison to be your point of contact for selecting student candidates and forwarding applications to your club
- Agree on follow-up schedule for applications
- Provide a link to ads for schools to post on social media
- Provide downloadable tools or links to communication materials below
Downloadable Tools or Links:
Forward to schools all the tools they need to inform students (and their parents) about the program:
- Program Steps
- Program Palm Card
- Program Flyer (11x17)
- Program Flyer (8.5x11)
- Student Application
- Potential Interview Questions
- Certificate of Completion
- Table Top Banner and Directions
- Large Banner and Directions
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