ROTARACT

 
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What Is Rotaract?

Rotaract is a club for anyone aged between 18 and 30 years of age. Rotaract is a community service, social and self development club. It is apolitical, has no religious connections and is a non-profit organisation. (Money raised is donated to causes of the Club’s choice) Rotaractors meet regularly to plan and participate in social and community service activities.
 
Rotaract Clubs are sponsored by Rotary Clubs but are responsible for developing their own program. Rotaract is a worldwide organisation with interaction between local, national and overseas clubs creating an opportunity for meeting new friends everywhere. Each club belongs to a Rotary District.
 
The Purpose Of Rotaract
Each Rotaract Club is chartered with the aim to develop responsible citizens who will perform to high standards in their working life and their community involvements. Members are prepared to help others in the local and wider community at the same time gaining skills and understanding through their efforts.
 
Who Can Join
  • You must be between 18 and 30
  • Want to get involved in the community
  • And like to have fun
Rotaract has 6 specific Goals
  1. To develop professional and leadership skills
  2. To emphasise respect for the rights of others based on the recognition of the worth of each individual.
  3. To recognise the dignity and value of all useful occupations as opportunities to serve.
  4. To recognise, practice and promote ethical standards as leadership qualities and vocational responsibilities.
  5. To develop knowledge and understanding of the needs, problems and opportunities in the community and worldwide.
  6. to promote opportunities for personal and activities to serve the community and promote international understanding and goodwill towards all people.
But most of all we want everyone to have fun!
 
How Much Will It Cost To join?
 
Your time! As a member we like you to attend as many meetings and events as possible (you must be able to meet the 60% attendance for meetings) There are various activities, projects and social events for you to participate in. Each club has a nominal account membership fee to cover administration costs such as our newsletter, advertising, financing audits, incorporation and insurance.
 
How Do The Clubs Work?
 
Clubs usually meet twice per month or fortnightly. Meeting times and places are under each state. These general meetings have a semi-structured format, including reports from the clubs office bearers as well as guest speakers.
There are four key areas that we would like to address through a program of events and projects each year.
  • Professional Development
  • Community Service
  • International Service
  • Club (Social) Service
Why Should You Join Rotaract?
  • Fun, variety and an opportunity to serve your community.
  • Get to know new people
  • Hands-on community service
  • Fundraising for worthy causes
  • Personal and professional development
  • Learning about other cultures
Activities At Rotaract
 
Activities will depend upon the interests and motivation of the individual clubs. Projects and activities could include;
  • Weekends away
  • Sporting activities and challenges
  • Pub nights
  • Parties and balls
  • Professional Development
  • Vocational and guest speakers
  • Training sessions and development skills
  • Community Service
  • Local community projects
  • Interstate Projects
  • International Projects
  • Fund raising for support of Projects
In addition to club projects and functions, there are also opportunities to get to other Rotaract members from around the city, state, Australia and overseas.
 
Clubs In District 9640
  • Burleigh Heads – Meets 2nd & 4th Monday’s at 7:00pm – Burleigh Heads SLSC
  • Murwillumbah – Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesday’s at 7:00pm – Murwillumbah Golf Club
  • Southport – Meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday’s at 7:00pm – The Courthouse Hotel, Southport
  • Tenterfield – Details TBA
  • Warwick – Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday 7:00am – The Cherry Tree, Warwick
 
Contact Us
 
District Rotaract Representative
 
Tenille King         tenille.king92@gmail.com    0421 237 514