Volunteers sought for Brazilian exchange

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:16

    sussex county-The Rotary Clubs of our area are seeking four outstanding young adults to visit the Sao Paulo region of Brazil for a month-long, expense-paid cultural exchange trip. Sponsored by the Rotary Foundation, the Group Study Exchange team will travel throughout Brazil during April and May of 2005. Through the program, groups of young adults from two different parts of the world will visit each others' countries to share their personal, cultural and professional experiences with those they meet in their host country. The purpose of a group study exchange is to promote international understanding and goodwill through person-to-person contact. While abroad, team members stay in Rotarian's homes and have the opportunity to meet their professional counterparts. They will also give presentations to Rotary Clubs and other groups about our home country and local area The Rotary Foundation provides round-trip airfare and local Rotarians in the host country provide meals, lodging and group travel in their district. Team members are responsible only for their personal and incidental expenses. People interested in applying must be between the ages of 25 and 40, and employed full-time in a recognized business or profession for at least two years. Applicants must live or be employed in Rotary District 7470 which is comprised of Morris, Essex, Sussex and Warren counties. The deadline for application is Nov. 15. For more information or an application, call Babette Sabia at 973-366-8960 during evening hours or E-mail: bsabia@aol. com.