Junior Optimist Octagon International

Welcome to the official website of Junior Optimist Octagon International (JOOI), home to the world's most dynamic coalition of youth volunteers. JOOI members represent the times well by making their communities better - one service project at a time. With more than 15,500 members in more than 600 communities, JOOI members are constantly working to promote positive change in their communities. If you are currently a JOOI member, enjoy the site. If you are not ... join the revolution.

JOOI Board of Directors
Meet this year's JOOI Board of Directors. The JOOI Board has a new website, www.JuniorOptimists.com! This page is designed and managed by JOOI Board members and is a resource tool for JOOI materials, communications, photos and more.

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

JOOI Programs
There are several programs that are popular with JOOI Clubs across the organization.

Planning Guide
The JOOI Planning Guide is available to help Clubs in organizing all aspects of JOOI.

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

JOOI Convention
JOOI is headed to Cincinnati, Ohio, for the 2013 Convention.

JOOI Districts
Discover what it takes to organize a JOOI District.

JOOI Legacy Fund
The JOOI Legacy Fund helps service outreach programs at the international level.

Marketing
Make sure your community knows just what your JOOI Club does.

The Torch Newsletter
The Torch is the official newsletter of JOOI and is published several times each year.

JOOI Youth Code and Creed


Contact Us
Amy Keller, Director of JOOI
4494 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (800) 500-8130 or (314) 371-6000, ext. 218
Fax: (314) 735-4118
E-mail: youthclubs@optimist.org or amy.keller@optimist.org

Charter JOI Clubs
Alpha Club 1
Junior Club 5
Octagon Club 6
since October 1, 2019

Charter JOI Members
Alpha Club 9
Junior Club 97
Octagon Club 138
Total 244
since October 1, 2019