Rotary ’ s New Generations Service. The 2010 Council on Legislation approved New Generations as the fifth Avenue of Service New Generations includes all young people under 30 New Generations programs are a key tactic in Rotary ’ s Strategic Plan. New Generations Service.
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Rotary’s New Generations Service
The 2010 Council on Legislation approved New Generations as the fifth Avenue of Service
New Generations includes all young people under 30
New Generations programs are a key tactic in Rotary’s Strategic Plan
New Generations Service
What are Rotary’s New Generations Structured programs?
Rotary Youth Exchange 15-19
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
Next Generation of Rotarians
New Generations, Next Generation of Rotarians
Strengthen schools and communities
Energize club meetings, events, and service projects
Instill a lifelong dedication to service
Develop our next generation of community leaders and Rotarians
Through New Generations programs,
“Rotary's New Generation programs have been essential to my personal and professional growth. Thank you Rotary for offering amazing programs like Interact, Rotaract, RYLA, and Youth Exchange. You are indeed changing lives for the better!” (USA)
How many of your district’s Youth Exchange students are current
or former participants in the following RI Programs?
Offer their expertise in applying youth protection policies for a RYLA program
Advise Interact/RYLA Chairs on Youth Travel policy
Participate in an Interact/Rotaract service project
Youth Exchange participants can…
New Generations Exchange for a RYLA program
History for a RYLA program
Established in 1997 as short-term exchange for ages 18-25
Within past year, of the 8,500 annual student exchanges only 235 were NGE (>3%)
Given the low participation rate, and the large investment and administrative responsibilities borne by each district the RI Board requested an alternative model to support and grow the program
New Generations Exchanges
May 2011 - RI Board requested transition plan for New Generations Exchanges
Youth Exchange committee and regional Youth Exchange groups were consulted
May 2012 – Feedback from regional groups was presented to the Board
New Generations Exchanges
New Generations Service Exchange Generations Exchanges
Will be Generations Exchangesunder the oversight of the district New Generations Service committees
Open to young adults ages 21-30 (no individual under 21)
The exchange must include a strong humanitarian or vocational service component, e.g. service project, internship, or vocational training
Flexible. For individuals or groups
Last up to six months
Funded locally. No funding mechanism through RI or TRF
What is New Generations Service Exchange?
Long-term and short-term exchanges Generations Exchanges
Age range still 15-19, or over if mutually agreed upon by the partner districts
RI Certification requirements must continue to be met
Service or vocational components still encouraged for Youth Exchange
Prearranged New Generations Exchanges may continue through 30 June 2014
How does this effect Youth Exchange?
Freedom to develop flexible exchange experiences Generations Exchanges
Great way to attract potential members
More time and resources available to devote to expanding the program
What are the benefits of this new model?
Thank you! Generations Exchanges