WHY JOIN THE JAYCEES?

If you want to do more, experience more, and accomplish more every day, you should invest your time in the Jaycees.

The Junior Chamber is a people-building organization. We change the communities we live in, the people we are, and the people we will become. Through community and personal development projects, we are building a better world around us, one leader at a time.

Ultimately, what you get out of the Jaycees is what you put into it. Your involvement has the potential to reap huge benefits.

  • Develop as a professional and community leader through hands-on learning opportunities.
  • Build your leadership skills through active participation, including project planning and volunteerism.
  • Directly help improve your community.
  • Connect with young people in your community, state, nation, and internationally around common goals.
  • Build and polish skills that benefit both your personal and professional life, including public speaking, writing, project management, finance, volunteer management, networking, and entrepreneurship, to name just a few.
  • Find mentors in your community and develop the skills to mentor others.
  • Build self-confidence and belief in your own potential as a young person.
  • Feel ownership over your work in an all-volunteer organization.
  • Express your voice as a young person in the affairs of your community, your state, your country, and your world.
  • Have self-satisfaction, self-confidence, and belief in your own potential as a young person – the greatest reward of all!