Vocational Service & Youth

Vocational Service & Youth

 A commitment to youth ~ The Global Picture

Rotary maintains a strong connection to youth and young adults. Besides Youth Exchange, Rotary clubs sponsor youth service clubs such as Interact , Rotaract and RYLA and offer career development and mentoring programs.

Rotary is committed to creating and maintaining the safest possible environment for all participants in its programs, including Youth Exchange.

Globally minded

Rotary clubs are made up of volunteers who are involved in community service, emphasize high ethical standards, and work toward peace and understanding in the world. Over 1.2 million Rotarians in more than 32,000 clubs create the extensive network that provides support for Youth Exchange


Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
is Rotary's leadership training program for  young people. RYLA participants choosen by our club can be ages 14-18.

RYLA emphasizes leadership, citizenship, and personal growth, and aims to