Key Roles

  • Encourage international projects
  • Increase clubs' international activities
  • Work closely with the DGSC and foundation chair
  • Increase Polio awareness and fundraisers for clubs
  • Be an advocate for Polio eradication
  • Be an advocate for the current Rotary International theme
  • Present international club programs
  • Work with the club foundation chair to present a program on The Rotary Foundation
  • Promote The Rotary Foundation's Six Areas of Focus
  • Lead your club to reach humanitarian work in your community and around the world


  • Network with other clubs on international projects
  • Partner with other clubs on grants and international activities
  • Develop partnerships with other organizations
  • Encourage clubs to sponsor and assist with Rotary Exchange Students


  • Post your grants and projects on your club website
  • Write an article for The Rotarian magazine
  • Speak to Rotaract and Interact clubs about International Service
  • Explain The Rotary Foundation's Six Areas of Focus


  • Participate or send a club member on a Polio National Immunization Day (NID)
  • Plan an international project and/or grant
  • Review our District 5240 grants
  • Plan an exchange between your club and another club around the world


  • Recommend how to use your club's annual District Designated Funds (DDF)
  • Encourage club members to contribute to the Annual Fund
  • Request funds from your club foundation for grants
  • Apply for district and global grants

Club Meetings

  • Present your club's international projects at a club meeting
  • Display your collection of International club banners
  • Have a Peace Scholar speak to your club


  • Involve new members to work on your club’s international service committee
  • Involve new members in international projects


  • Get familiar with the district website
  • Learn about inter-country committees
  • Read about Rotary Action Groups
  • Attend and encourage members of your club to attend the district conference
  • Encourage your club members to attend the international convention
  • Participate in the annual District Foundation gala
  • Encourage your members to attend the district assembly