Posted on Sep 01, 2018
A job vacancy exists in the youth area for a dedicated Rotarian.
Rotary Australia, New Zealand Student Exchange needs a Deputy Chair.
The Rotarian needed should live in our northern region around Hamilton/Rotorua.
This youth exchange is sometimes called the "matched twin exchange"  The committee administers the programme of matched exchanges with secondary school students from our District, between the ages of 13 1/2 and 16 years on 1 January of the participating year, and compatible Australian students. 
One student travels to the other country in late March / early April, living with his/her match and their family, attending school, and returning with their match 12 weeks later in June for a 12-week reciprocal visit ending in September.
Duties include
  • Sending emails to Schools, Rotarians and Clubs asking for applicants.
  • Collating and evaluating applications.
  • Interviewing Students and Parents.
  • Arranging Police Checks.
  • Ordering Uniforms.
  • Approaching clubs for mentoring and sponsorship.
  • Liaising with Australian Chairs and students.
  • Meeting with Australian counterparts (overseas trips).
  • Assisting students at Orientation Day, Ruruku (meeting) Weekend and the 7-day Safari.
  • Assistance with the website  
So, if you are up to a challenge, love helping children and want to make a difference in the world contact Max.
Yours In Rotary
Max Patmoy
District 9930 RANZSE Chair 2015-17
Rotary Australia New Zealand Student Exchange
138a Seafield Road, Eskdale, Napier.
New Zealand.
p:   06 836 5555
m:  027 279 3760
Skype: maxpatmoy         
A short-term Australia and New Zealand student exchange
designed for 13.5 to 16-year-old students to experience a
true "exchange" with a family in the other country.