JNR Service Projects
Rotary International Programs

RI's programs and service opportunities are designed to help Rotarians meet needs in their own communities and reach out to assist people in need worldwide.

Interact ClubInteract

Rotary clubs organize and sponsor this service organization for youth ages 12-18; more than 12,300 clubs in 133 countries and geographical areas.


Rotary clubs organize and sponsor this leadership, professional develop­ment, and service organization for young adults ages 18-30; more than 8,000 clubs in 167 countries and geo­graphical areas.




Rotary Community Corps (RCC)

Rotary clubs organize and sponsor these groups of non-Rotarians who work to improve their communities; more than 6,800 RCCs in 78 countries and geographical areas.

Rotary Fellowships and Rotarian Action Groups

Rotary Fellowships (groups geared to vocational and recreational interests) and Rotarian Action Groups (focused on humanitarian service activities) compose Global Networking Groups, which are open to all Rotarians, spouses of Rotarians, and Rotaractors; about 70 groups.

Rotary Friendship Exchange

Rotarian teams or individuals, who may be accompanied by their families, make reciprocal visits to other countries, staying in each other's homes and learning about different cultures firsthand.

Rotary Volunteers

Rotarians and other skilled professionals are provided opportunities to offer their services and experience to local and international humanitarian projects.

Rotary Youth Exchange

Clubs and districts send and host students ages 15-19 who travel abroad for cultural exchanges of one week to a full year; more than 8,000 a year.

World Community Service (WCS)

Rotary clubs and districts from two different countries form partnerships to implement community service projects. ProjectLlNK at www.rotary .org is a searchable database of club and district community service projects in need of volunteers, funding, and donated goods.


Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)

Clubs and districts sponsor seminars to encourage and recognize leadership abilities of youth and young adults ages 14-30.