Thousands of people age 30 and younger participate in Rotary programs to learn
skills that will help them become future leaders.
Youth programs allow participants to discover more about themselves and the
world by participating in community projects, leadership training, or cultural
Young people also learn about the principles of ethics, service, and fellowship
that Rotarians exemplify. Interact Clubs Youth Exchange Program
RYDA (Roadsafe Youth Driver Awareness) is a
not-for-profit company (limited by guarantee), that has developed a road
safety education program delivered to the youth of our community through
Rotary Clubs. The Program is directed towards our young people about
road safety as they approach the period in their life when they start
driving a car and ride as a passenger in a car driven by one of their
To provide first quality road safety information to youth
To help ensure that when young people commence driving they have had the
best road safety education possible.
The RYDA Program is developed by experts in the
field of road safety and education of young people and is:
• Kept up to date by professionals
• Presented by professionals
VOLUNTEERS The delivery of the RYDA Program is managed by Rotary Clubs.
Rotary Clubs have many links with their communities in Australia and the
RYDA Program forms a part of its community service to Youth.
As a community based volunteer organisation, Rotary Clubs are supported
by many sectors of society including governments, local councils and the
business and philanthropic community.
RYDA is supported by professional management whose responsibility it is
to manage the Program under the direction of the Board of Directors of
RYDA. RYDA is able to fund these paid officials from the support of its
Founding Sponsor, BOC along with its business partners.
RYDA's professionally developed Program, delivered by Rotary Clubs finds
a ready fit with Schools and students alike. Rotarians as volunteers
also facilitates the cost effective delivery of the Program.