Senior Counselor

  • You must be a Rotarian or Rotaractor in good standing with your club.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older.
  • Must attend all dates of Great Plains RYLA.
  • The two major needs for Senior Counselors are to enable young adults to continue their leadership development and to ensure the fulfillment of the goals for the RYLA participants.
  • Have demonstrated excellent leadership skills and the ability to motivate youth.
  • Support and stay in communication with the Junior Counselor you are paired with to develop your team dynamic as well as the individual RYLArian’s skills.
  • Attend all activities with assigned team.
  • Oversee the safety of the junior counselor and the team.
  • Help make connections between RYLA and Rotary.
  • Serve as a mentor to the Junior Counselor and the RYLArian’s
  • Enforce team rules and implement necessary consequences. Any issues that extend beyond group dynamics need to be reported to the RYLA chair.
  • Assist the Junior Counselor in facilitating all activities and group discussions as necessary.
  • Maintain communication with the RYLA chair (s) and Leadership Team.

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Have you ever been charged with, been convicted of, or pleaded guilty to any crime? Yes
Have you ever been subject to any court order (including an order from a civil, family, or criminal court) that involved sexual, physical, or verbal abuse, including but not limited to domestic violence or civil harassment injunctions or protective orders?
The district strives to create and maintain a safe environment for all youth who participate in Rotary activities. To the best of their ability, Rotarians, Rotarians’ spouses and partners, and other volunteers must safeguard the children and young people they come into contact with and protect them from physical, sexual, and psychological abuse. The information you provide may be given to an agency that this Rotary district has hired to conduct background checks. In other cases, applicants may be asked to obtain their own background checks for review by district officials.