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Junior Optimist International

Welcome to the official website of Junior Optimist International, home to the world's most dynamic coalition of youth volunteers. Junior Optimist International members represent the times well by making their communities better - one service project at a time. With more than 15,000 members in more than 500 communities, Junior Optimist International members are constantly working to promote positive change in their communities. If you are currently a Junior Optimist International Member, enjoy the site. If you are not ... join the revolution.

Junior Optimist International Board of Directors
Meet this year's Junior Optimist International Board of Directors!

How to Start a Junior Optimist International Club
If you want to start a Junior Optimist International Club, here's what you need to know.

Junior Optimist International Programs
There are several programs that are popular with Junior Optimist International Clubs across the organization.

Planning Guide
The Junior Optimist International Planning Guide is available to help Clubs in organizing all aspects of Junior Optimist International.

Awards and Forms
Junior Optimist International Advisers and Members can find all Junior Optimist International awards information and other forms in one place.

Junior Optimist International Convention
Junior Optimist International is headed to Albuquerque, New Mexico, for its 2017 Convention.






Junior Optimist International Club Membership Application
Junior Optimist International Districts
Discover what it takes to organize a Junior Optimist International District.

Junior Optimist International Club Directory
Locate the Junior Optimist International Clubs near you.

Junior Optimist International Legacy Fund
The Junior Optimist International Legacy Fund helps service outreach programs at the international level.

Marketing
Make sure your community knows just what your Junior Optimist International Club does.

The Torch Newsletter
The Torch is the official newsletter of Junior Optimist International and is published several times each year.

Junior Optimist International Youth Code and Creed


Contact Us
Amy Keller, Director of Junior Optimist International
4494 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (800) 500-8130 or (314) 371-6000, ext. 218
Fax: (314) 735-4118

Canadian Service Centre
5205 Metropolitan Blvd. East, Suite 200
Montreal, QC H1R 1Z7
Canada
Phone: (800) 363-7151 or (514) 593-4401
Fax: (514) 721-1104

E-mail: youthclubs@optimist.org or amy.keller@optimist.org

Charter Clubs
Alpha Club 5
Junior Club 18
Octagon Club 15
Total 38
since October 1, 2015

Charter Members
Alpha Club 83
Junior Club 228
Octagon Club 253
Total 564
since October 1, 2015