Abuse and Harassment (Policies and Reporting)

Rotary International, and District 5160, are committed to protecting the safety and well-being of all youth program participants and will not tolerate their abuse or harassment. All allegations of abuse or harassment will be taken seriously and must be handled at outlined in our policies and utilizing the reporting guidelines outlined in the documents linked below.

The safety and well-being of young people must always be our first priority.  At our orientations with all students (Inbound and Outbound students), and trainings with YEOs, Counselors, and Host Families, we provide detailed information regarding our District’s policies and practices in this area and emphasize that this is for EVERYONE’s safety and well-being.

In order to protect our students and all of the adults that interact with these young people, it is critical that we follow the following policies and reporting guidelines: