Peter Simkins serves as the Youth Protection Officer for the Crossroads Rotary of Poulsbo. With a deep commitment to the safety and well-being of young people, Peter plays a pivotal role in ensuring that all Rotary youth programs are conducted within the guidelines of the organization’s robust child protection policies.
Holding a degree in Computer Science, Peter brings a wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience to the role. Learning and gaining experience will provide the background to equip him with the insights and skills necessary to ensure a safe environment for all participants.
Peter is responsible for conducting regular training sessions for Rotary members and volunteers aimed at raising awareness about potential risks, recognizing signs of abuse, and implementing appropriate preventive measures. He also collaborates closely with program coordinators, parents, and community partners to ensure a comprehensive approach to youth safety.
When he isn’t championing the rights and safety of young people, Peter enjoys hiking with his dog Ollie, learning new technology, and volunteering with Crossroads Rotary.
Through his dedication and vigilance, Peter ensures that the Crossroads Rotary of Poulsbo remains a safe and enriching space for all its young members and participants.