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New Generations Service Exchange (NGSE) is a short term exchange programme focused on international voluntary service opportunities for young adults between the ages of 18 and 30.
Exchanges typically last between five weeks and three months and allow young adults to participate in either humanitarian or vocational service, related or unrelated to their chosen field of study or work.
The programme offers opportunities for service in one or more of Rotary’s causes, also known as Rotary’s Areas of Focus:
This is the ideal programme for young people wanting to do something worthwhile before or during their studies or into their professional lives.
The worldwide Rotary networks of international, community and youth service will open up a number of countries where opportunities will enable you to:
NGSE is open to:
If you are interested in taking part in NGSE or want more information you need first to complete the NGSE Registration of Interest form on the Rotary Youth Exchange website. Following receipt of this a Rotarian from your home area will get in touch to answer any questions you may have. If you wish to take it further we will then arrange to interview you at home.
If you are involved with an international or community project which may have scope for providing placements on this programme please email us.