General description of Vocational Activities
Vocational Service is one of the founding principles of Rotary: that we know and understand the professions of others,and their role in society. In turn, we use our knowledge and contacts to try to build skills and awareness in our young people.
The Rotary Club of St Andrews interprets Vocational Service
through visits to establishments such as The European Parliament,
and through activities and competitions to build competences, such
as public speaking, leadership, team building, sensitivity and
service to the community
The main vocational activities in this Rotary year are:
Each year the club select a senior school pupil to
visit the European Parliament with other young people from many of
the European Rotary Clubs providing a great opportunity to foster
international relations as well as learning about the European
Young persons from St Andrews Community engage in time away
in team building pursuits with other young people from different
PRIMARY SCHOOLS QUIZ
In conjunction with Kilrymont Rotary Club the club run the local
heat of the national Primary Schools Quiz to select two schools to compete
in the area final.
YOUNG WRITER AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHER
In conjunction with Kilrymont Rotary Club the club run competitions
to encourage budding writers and photographers to display their
skills with the chance of competing in the District final and also the
The club provides judges and prizes for the inter house debates in
both Madras College and St Leonards School and also the inter
school debates between the two schools.
YOUNG CARERS AWARD
In conjunction with Fife Council the club support up to
six young carers to a day out and an award lunch with club
The club supports treatment for one sufferer per year.
SERVICE TO SCHOOL AWARD
The club makes awards to the Head Girl and Head Boy of Madras
College to recognise their service to the school community.
SERVICE TO COMMUNITY AWARD
A presentation is made annually to a non rotarian who has made
an outstanding contribution to the local community.