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Who we are
Willamette Rotaract is a Rotary-based service club for professionals in their 20′s.  Members from all over the Portland Metro area ranging in wide variety of vocations come together in spirit of service to better our members, our communities, and the world.

Each month there are two meetings, one social, and one volunteer event. In addition to these regular events, we start and maintain ongoing projects, such as Panhandling for Polio and The WAPI Project. We also partner with other local and international organizations and assist with projects and events.

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Why Join Willamette Rotaract?
There are many reasons why you should join our club, but it also has to be a good fit for both of us.  We want members that not only want to give back to the community but will add value to our club.
When you become a member you have a key to the world. Rotarians span across 200 countries and there are over 1.2 Million Rotarians World Wide. A built in network of business professionals reaching every vocation imaginable and a common bond that words can’t describe. Simply wear your Rotaract Pin and instantly the world opens up.

We are a volunteer organization and we love love love to have fun.  If you’re not having fun then why be here?  This is your free time and we understand how important each hour is so we try our best to make sure that you’re getting something out of each meeting, social, and volunteer activity.
You will have the opportunity to get out of your comfort zone. Yes it might be scary at first but I promise you it will be worth it.   The people you will come into contact with through Rotaract are gems in a world full of rocks.

Professional Development
Our demographic is 18-30 young professionals, so most of us are coming into our first career and or are looking to get into a new career.  What do we do to help you?  We bring in business leaders that share their success stories, and give us tips on how to accomplish our career dreams.   There are also opportunities to do a presentation to a rotary club.  What do you get out of this? Overcome your fear of public speaking, preparation support from your club members, and the confidence of knowing you DID IT.

6 of our 7 Paul Harris Fellows

Preparing a meal for 90 at Transitions Projects
Jay and Meg enjoying a slushy before shopping for presents!