Senior Counselor

Senior Counselor Applicants

  • You must be a Rotarian in good standing with your club or be recommended by a Rotarian in District 5630 or District 5610.
  • 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.
  • Accomplish any tasks that require leaving the group temporarily; the junior counselor should never leave the team.
  • Maintain communication with the RYLA chair and coordinator.

Senior Counselor Applications for Great Plains RYLA will open November 1, 2021


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