Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: March 12, 2009, 3:04 AM
What are the Jaycees?
Young adults (18 through 40) of any race, creed, or color.
A group dedicated to community improvement and personal betterment.
One of the fastest growing young people's organizations in the world.
A stimulus to community spirit.
A group that will readily accept the challenge of a difficult community project.
International in scope - there are chapters in over 100 countries and territories.
Recognized by government and business leaders at every level as an organization which develops new community leaders through constructive action.
Put simply, we are the organization of choice for men and women 18 - 40 years of age who want the best opportunities for leadership development, volunteerism and community service.
The Junior Chamber organization is a constructive action organization of young persons who devote a portion of their time to community service in the public interest, developing young persons as leaders of their community. (Taken from The U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce Bylaws and Policy Manual.) Offered are activities in three development areas:
Programs designed to increase the personal skills of the individual member.
Programs and projects run by the chapter for the direct benefit of the community.
Management techniques and officer's training to improve the individual's management skills.