New and established Committees need Chairs and Committee Members.

Review the list and answer with your Rotary passion.
Contact Martin Parnell to discuss any position.

NEW OPPORTUNITIES!!!
 
  • District Youth Exchange Training Lead – Outbound (1)
    • Looking for someone who has some training experience, particularly with youth, and would like to use their skillset to prepare our outbound students for their year abroad.
    • Update or create the content for all OB orientations ensuring all major categories are covered according to RI (Note:  most content has been developed)
    • Program information, rules and regulations, Rotary support system, expectations, cultural preparation, safety, travel and parental expectations
    • Attend committee meetings via conference call or virtually – generally monthly (10 per year)  
    • Work with Outbound Coordinator and Rotex members to refine and update training as needed
    • Requires approximately 3 separate sessions from January to June each year
    • Time commitment: 15-20 hours per session, as well as preparation time (July – December prior to training)
 
  • District Youth Exchange Training Lead – Inbound and Rebound (1)
    • Looking for someone who has some training experience, particularly with youth, and would like to use their skillset to prepare our inbound students for their year here and help the returning outbound students debrief on their year and understand their emotional rollercoaster.
    • Update or create the content for all Inbound and rebound orientation/Debriefs ensuring all major categories are covered according to RI (Note:  most content has been developed)
    • Inbound - Program information, rules and regulations, Rotary support system, expectations, cultural preparation, safety, and travel rules
    • Rebound Debrief – Reverse Culture shock, re-entry to family, community, next steps, and plans
    • Attend committee meetings via conference call or virtually – generally monthly (10 per year)  
    • Work with Inbound Coordinator and Rotex members to refine and update training as needed
    • Requires approximately 2 - 3 separate sessions from August to October each year
    • Time commitment: 15 – 20 hours per session, as well as preparation time (April - July prior to training)
 
  • District Youth Exchange Administrator (volunteer position) (1)
    • Looking for an individual who is comfortable with online database (we use YEAH)
    • Prepare and update all communication templates in YEAH
    • Prepare invoices to clubs, and send reminder letters to counsellors when instalment fees are due
    • Follow up on monies owed to District
    • Set up YEAH database each year changing those fields that need updating
    • Set up and send out registration information to students, parents, counsellors to attend all orientations and debriefs
    • Attend orientations and debriefs to assist with registration and other duties
    • Attend monthly committee meetings and take minutes, distribute to members
    • Time commitment:  approximately 15 hours per month (varies depending on the month)
 
  • District Grants Team Member (1)
    • Review and recommend District Grant applications (District Project, District Youth, District Scholarship) to the District Grants Sub Committee  
    • Promote Club use of and assist Clubs on use of, application for, administration of, and reporting on District Grants 
    • Assist the Clubs in applying for District grants 
    • Attend committee meetings via conference call or virtually  
    • Assist the District Grants Sub Committee chair and District Grants Team Lead in recruiting new members of the committee 
    • Work on other District Grant Sub Committee activities as requested by the Committee chair 
    • Time commitment: 5-10 hours a week, is generally in the months of April and May. 2 hours per month for the rest of the year.
       
  • Communication Committee: Webmaster Team (1)
    • Work with People of Action webmaster as part of the website support team
    • Keep content current on the site
    • Team will constantly work on the design and function of the site
    • Time commitment of 4-5 hours per month
 
  • Annual Fund and Endowment / Major Gifts Subcommittee Chair (1)
    • Establish giving goals for the district and enter them in Rotary Club Central.
    • Encourage clubs to set giving goals
    • Inform Rotarians of giving opportunities
    • Work with club presidents on how to recognize donors
    • Cultivate existing and potential endowment and major donors
 
  • Foundation Stewardship Subcommittee member (1)
    • Applicant to be from Northern Sector of District
    • Monitor and evaluate stewardship and management practices for all grants;
    • Ensure that everyone involved in a grant avoids any actual or perceived conflict of interest.
    • The time commitment would not exceed 4 hours per month.
 
  • Interact Area Representatives (2)
    • One in the Lethbridge area, the other in the Medicine Hat area.
    • Reach out to Interact clubs in the geographical area.
    • Provide interaction between Interact clubs and Rotary Clubs.
    • Help with Mentoring process.
    • Attend the two main District Interact Presidents meeting.
 
  • District Interact Committee: Rotarian Mentors (2)
    • Provide assistance to Interact mentees and help them complete tasks. These tasks could include writing emails, connecting them to district committees and brainstorming ideas. 
    • Communicate with Interactors outside of meeting times if needed to complete tasks. 
    • Attend bi-monthly meetings(starting in January 2021) and give insight on initiatives.
 
  • Report Monitor Committee Member (1)
    • Ensure Rotary Foundation funds provided to clubs in the form of District Grants are expended in compliance with District 5360 and Foundation guidelines
    • Review Final Reports for completeness and compliance in all aspects and that grant funds have been directed to the specific purpose identified in the grant application
    • Communicate to report presenter any deficiencies in their filing or supporting documentation and the remedial action required to enable report acceptance
    • Monitor status of outstanding Final Reports throughout the District and pursue those clubs who will or who have failed to meet reporting deadlines
    • Depending on the time of year, time requirement to perform the role can range from 6 to 10 hours per week based on a team of two Report Monitors
 

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Community Assessments & Partnerships Committee
Please email Chair, Hyder Hassan for more information
 
Memberhip Committee
Please email Co-Chair, Cory Tretiak for information on New Club
Please email Co-Chair, Neil Berg for information on Member Engagement and Retention
   
Protecting Vulnerable People Committee
Please email Chair, Doug MacDonald for more information
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
Please email Sadia Khan for more information
Communications and Public Image Committee 
Please email Chair, Grant MacEachern for more information
Navigating a New World Conference Committee
Please email Chair, Graham Drake for more information
 
 
 
 
District Rotary Foundation Committee
Please email Chair, Kurt Kowalchuk
 
Learning & Development Committee
Please email Chair, Rick Istead for more information
 
Youth Service Committee
Please email Chairs, Christine Rendell for more information