• 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

Social Networking

Optimist International is using social media to connect with Optimists around the
world and share our mission. Connect with us and join the conversation!

"Like" the official Optimist International page on Facebook to stay connected with other Optimists, share Club projects and stay connected with the international organization.
Follow Optimist International on Twitter Use this microblogging site to keep in touch and
up-to-date with other Optimists and Optimist supporters.

Official Optimist International Twitter page
Optimist Junior Golf Twitter page
Junior Optimist Octagon International Twitter page

On the Optimist Channel on YouTube, you can check out "I Am an Optimist," the Optimist TV public service announcements and the Internet Safety video. Plus, find links to other Optimist videos.

LinkedIn is a network of professionals around the globe. On the Optimist International Club group, Optimist volunteers can connect with other Members in a closed group setting and keep up to date about what's going on in other Optimist Clubs.
Pinterest is a online pinboard that lets you visually share and discover inspiring images from around the web. On the Optimist Clubs Pinterest board, you will be albe to browse pinboards to find optimistic quotes, Club project ideas, fun pictures and more!

Social Media Guides & Resources

How to Start a Club Facebook Page

Social Media Development Guide

Social Media Glossary

Optimist Creed Facebook Timeline Cover Photos

    Select and download an Optimist Creed cover photo for your Club's Facebook page. Go to the Optimist International Facebook page album to find your favorite. Select the picture that best represents your Club, right-click to download and save the image, then upload it to your Facebook timeline.


Top Ten Ways to Market Your Club, Fall 2012

Tips to Simplify Club Marketing, The Optimist, Summer 2012

MeetUp Groups: Optimists Reach Out, The Optimist, Spring 2012

Face Time on Facebook, The Optimist, Spring 2010