What is Rotaract?
Rotaract is a service club for young people ages 18 and up who are dedicated to finding innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges while developing leadership skills and making friends from around the world. Rotaract clubs are members of Rotary International.
Rotaract clubs decide how to organize and run their own clubs, manage their funds, and plan and carry out activities and service projects that are important to their communities. Clubs that sponsor Rotaract clubs offer guidance and support, and work as partners in service.
- This is the World’s largest youth public service and charity organization
- Rotaract is an international community of professionals
- Rotaract is a place where you can help others and enjoy it
- You can visit any country around the World as a Rotaract member and easely find new good friends
- Experience in Rotaract provides you a number of opportunities for personal and professional developlent
- Great career opportunities with networking and your new soft-skills
- Professional experience in project management and international organizations
- Rotaract is a prestigious international organization which may give you international experience
- You can get much more than you give
- You can easely apply to a number of scholarships and international programs of Rotary
Do you need new members?
Yes, we are looking for talented and successful young members aged from 18 to 30.
What if I am only 17 years, can I join as a club member?
You may become our friend or a volunteer if you like until you are 18.
What do I need to know to join?
Contact our club and read Rotaract Handbook for more information.
What is the difference between Rotary and Rotaract?
Rotaract is a youth organization, it is a part of Rotary. Rotaract is sponsored by Rotary and it is a partner organization of Rotary.
Does Rotary or Rotaract have any relation to religion or politics?
No. Rotary and Rotaract are international, public, non-religious, non-political organizations.
What projects do you usually implement?
There are 12 main directions Rotaract:
- Public service projects and charity
- Educational projects
- Promotion and public relations
- International projects
- Vocational Service
- Development of youth leadership
- Supporting mothers and children
- Humanitarian aid
- Helping elderly and poor people
- Ecology initiatives
- Projects for youth and students
- Cultural events and fundraising
What are the points of interest in Rotary?
These are the Rotary International 7 points of interest:
- Promoting peace
- Fighting disease
- Providing clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
- Saving mothers and children
- Supporting education
- Growing local economies
- Protecting the environment
What is your activity based on?
All Rotaract clubs must have a club constitution and bylaws according to the rules of Rotary International.
These documents provide structure and help clubs govern themselves according to Rotary International’s policies and procedures. All Rotaract clubs
automatically adopt the Standard Rotaract Club Constitution, and changes can be made only by Rotary International’s Board of Directors.
Club bylaws supplement the Standard Rotaract Club Constitution and set common club practices. You are welcome to adapt the Recommended
Rotaract Club Bylaws, or create your own, as long as they do not conflict with the Standard Rotaract Club Constitution and the Rotary Code of
Policies. See rotary.org