Community and Vocational Services are the traditional avenues of Rotary Service involving the provision of help and advice to youth, the aged, the disabled, and all those in need, either directly or through local charitable organisations. This often involves Rotarians using their own skills and expertise to help the community, with projects such as the Stroke Awareness campaign and ‘Dreamdrops’ that aims to make a real difference to children and families who attend the Unit at Hinchingbrooke Hospital.
International Service can involve many projects such as establishing Eye Camps in India and the provision of training facilities for young orphans in Africa. Rotary through its own Charity, the Rotary Foundation, has largely been responsible for the eradication of Polio throughout the world, through its Polio Plus Campaign working with the World Health Organisation.
Youth Activities includes holding practice interviews with senior students, at our local academy schools, to prepare them for university or job interviews and providing financial and physical support to various youth projects in the local community, including the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) and St Neots Skatepark.