Community in Action, established in 2004, is a non-profit non-governmental organization located in Rio de Janeiro. The organization aims to provide educational, vocational, and cultural classes for students of all ages. Community in Action also spearheads opportunities in personal development for social entrepreneurs and foreign volunteers.
We offer the following volunteer projects.
- Teaching Handicrafts to Women - Teach handicraft classes and empower local Women.
-Teach art Classes and Paint Murals - Provide art classes to youth and help with community painting projects.
- Teach English Classes - Teach English to children and adults through short-term intensive classes.
- Provide Child-Care Support - Work with young children and provide support to day-care staff.
- Teach Computer Classes - Teach basic computer skills in local schools and NOGs.
- Support Manual Labor Projects - Help paint homes and support basic manual labor tasks for local residents.
We only ask that volunteers be flexible in project selection as these projects occur on a by need basis. Flexibility and a willingness to help with multiple projects is always recommended.