• Oratorical World Championships Students from around the world to compete for scholarships
  • Youth Clubs (JOOI) Join the world's most dynamic coalition of youth volunteers
  • Official Suppliers Supplying Optimists with awards, pins, apparel and more
  • Welcome New Clubs Spreading Optimism to new communities
  • Optimist Junior Golf Building positive values in young people through golf
  • Friend of Optimists Inspire yourself and others by supporting Optimism
Oratorical World Championships1 Youth Clubs (JOOI)2 Official Suppliers3 Welcome New Clubs4 Optimist Junior Golf5 Friend of Optimists6

IMPORTANT NOTES: Optimist Members, Optimist Clubs, Optimist Districts, Optimist Youth Club Members and Optimist Youth Clubs are name insureds.  Volunteers who are NOT Optimist Members are NOT named insureds. 

Insurance for Optimist Clubs and Club Members

Summary of Insurance for US and Caribbean Clubs
Detailed information about Optimist International insurance for Clubs and named co-insureds can be found in the Summary of Insurance. The document also provides answers to many questions that Clubs may have about their insurance coverage.

Members can find more information on the Optimist insurance for US and Caribbean Clubs here.

For additional questions, Clubs and Districts should contact Mercer Consumer

Mercer Consumer
P.O. Box 14521
Des Moines, IA 50306-4521
Phone: 1-800-503-9227
E-mail: PLSDSTEAM.service@mercer.com

Looking for more information on insurance coverage provided to Optimist Clubs?

Go to www.oiclubinsurance.com

Request for Certificate of Insurance for US and Caribbean Clubs
As part of the Club Liability Insurance Plan, for those sponsored events requiring a certificate of insurance as proof of coverage, please complete the request online or you can print the Request for Certificate of Insurance form and mail it to Mercer Consumer.

Summary of Insurance for Canadian Clubs
Clubs in Canada have additional coverage of Abuse & Molestation, and Directors and Officers liability is included in the general policy with UNIVESTA. Click here for a Summary of Insurance. If you need a Certificate of Insurance, click here to fill out the form.

Univesta Insurance
3925, Rachel Street East, Suite 100
Montreal (Quebec)  H1X 3G8

E-mail: optimist@univesta.ca
Fax: (514) 899-5378
Phone: 1-855-864-8378
Click here to download a brochure containing the summary of insurance and frequently asked questions.

If you need to contact Optimist International with insurance-related questions, please call (800) 500-8130 or send an e-mail to insurance@optimist.org.