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What are the Jaycees? 

We are a leadership, community service and social organization for young adults between the ages of 18-40.  We run projects and events in 4 different areas of opportunity: Individual Development, Community Development, Management Development and Membership Development. We help our communities, travel, meet new friends, grow as leaders and have lots of fun along the way!

Is there a minimum requirement for participation in events?

The Jaycees is a unique organization that does not have a minimum requirement for participation in events.  We have a saying around the Jaycees, “You get out of the organization what you put into it”. You decide your level of participation. Any amount of time is appreciated, and it is well worth getting involved. It is recommended that you attend one monthly meeting and consider being part of at least one committee. Every chapter is different, but we realize your time is valuable.

How can I become a member?

All you have to do to become a member is fill out a membership application, pay your first year’s dues, and be sworn in by your local chapter president. We can connect you with your closest chapter. If there is not one nearby we can help you grab your friends and make a brand-new chapter!

ABOUT US 

Our Mission: 

To provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change.

Our Values: 

We Believe, That faith in God gives meaning and purpose to human life That the brotherhood of man transcends the Sovereignty of Nations That economic justice can best be won by free men through free enterprise That government should be of laws rather than of men That Earths great treasure lies in human personality And that service to humanity is the best work of life.

Our Vision: 

To be the leading global network of young active citizens.

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CONTACT 

T: 217-529-5379

E: servicecenter@iljaycees.org

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