Reason to love Rotary: mentoring young leaders

By Rotary International

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Mentor a young leader, and discover yet another reason to love Rotary.

By Programs for Young Leaders staff

You’re up at 5:30 a.m. for your sunrise meeting. You stay long after the sun goes down to clean up after your club’s event. And, last spring, you raced daylight across twelve time zones to join other Rotarians at a national immunization day. Rotary moments? You’ve got 20. You love everything, from polo shirts to Paul Harris Society pins, except for this mentoring stuff.

For you, youth service has the awkwardness of a school cafeteria, the uncertainty of a drama club trust fall, and the terror of a university quiz on German declension. It’s small wonder you’re first on the list for the highway cleanup, with its predictable neon vests, and last to host an exchange student, advise an Interact club, or mentor Rotaractors.

But now’s the time to see that Rotary’s programs for young leaders give you everything you love about Rotary just with a few more emojis, pizzas, and blazers covered with pins. (That’s right — even more pins than Rotary.) You’ll find the camaraderie of your meeting, the energy of your service project, and the sense of …read more

Source:: Rotary International Blog

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