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FAQ

Jaycees is short for (United States) Junior Chamber of Commerce. Jaycees are a community service & leadership group for young adults ages 18 - 40. The entire Jaycee organization consists of volunteers, although a paid staffer can assist a chapter or Foundation. The Jaycees promote community involvement and personal development through various events that range from simple happy hours to weekend outings to high-profile charity fundraisers. Whether you want to build your career, touch lives in your own community, or just meet new people, the Jaycees will help you change your world.

Who can be a Jaycee?

Anyone 18 to 40 years of age may become a member of the Jaycees. Of course, there are other Membership Categories as: Associate, Sustaining, Life, Alumni and a member of the JAYCEE Education & Library Foundation.

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What if I'm over 40?

We actively encourage participation by anyone 41 years of age. You may pay dues and attend events as an 'Associate' or 'Sustaining' Jaycee. These individuals do not have voting privileges and cannot run for elected Board of Directors positions, but may act in non-voting advisory and support roles such as Legal Counsel, Chaplain, Newsletter Editor.

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What types of activities are the Jaycees involved in?

We have two basic types of events, Community Service, Personal Growth. Community service events include Senator Roch Riverwalk, the award winning JAYCEE Corridor & Arboretum, Ecology Day Weekend, Holiday Change Charity Drive and more. Click to view details and additional activities. Personal Growth programs include Leadership Skills Development, Communication Skills, Time Management, Delegation & Objective Setting, Goal Setting, Stress Management, Family Conflict Resolution and more. Click to view details and additional activities.

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How much time do I have to commit?

While we have no time requirements for our members, we do encourage everyone to attend as many events as they would like can. Members are also encouraged to organize and manage events as a chairperson. As with any organization, you get out of the Jaycees what you put into it.

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How much does it cost to join the Kent County Jaycees?

JAYCEE 1st Year Membership: $ 50.00

JAYCEE Renewal: $ 40.00

Sustaining Membership: $ 75.00

Associate Membership: $ 25.00

What do you get ... BENEFITS??

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Who can come to Jaycees meetings?

Visitors and guests are welcome at all Jaycees meetings.

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How do I join?

Contact us, fill out an Application for Membership or just attend one of our upcoming events.

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