What is JCI?
JCI (Junior Chamber International) is a global network of active young people from across the globe.
JCI provides its members with training and leadership opportunities, networking, social events and projects in their local community, and the chance to develop themselves both professionally and personally.
JCI is a nonprofit organization of young active citizens age 18 to 40 who are engaged and committed to creating impact in their communities. Active citizens are individuals invested in the future of our world. JCI gathers active citizens from all sectors of society. We develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to make informed decisions and take action.
Who is JCI for?
People join JCI for lots of different reasons but everyone is passionate about making a change to their lives, and the lives of others.
Are you a young professional looking to develop leadership skills to help you further your career? Are you eager to make a lasting impact in your local community? Do you want the opportunity to travel to exciting new places and meet people from all over world? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then JCI is for you!
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As globally minded young people, we all have rights, responsibilities and share goals. We find targeted solutions to local issues benefitting our communities, our world and our future. Embracing new ideas, collaboration and diversity, we have the passion and courage to address the critical challenges of our time.
JCI Global Impact
With around 5,000 local organisations in more than 100 nations, JCI forms a vibrant global community of nearly 200,000 young people. The collective action of all JCI local organisations forms a global grassroots movement, empowering members to run effective projects, exchange ideas and work together.
JCI encourages young people to take responsibility for local issues and find targeted, sustainable solutions that benefit our communities and the world.
How is JCI different from other nonprofits?
JCI members take initiative to solve local challenges. More than a one-time donation or service opportunity, we focus on sustainable impact locally and globally. It only takes one active citizen to change the world. Be that active citizen today.