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1 New Member Orientation To The United States Junior Chamber & The Fremont Junior Chamber (Jaycees)

2 Ground Rules If you need to, please do! If you need to, please do! There is no such thing as a dumb question, ask it! There is no such thing as a dumb question, ask it! One conversation at a time! One conversation at a time!

3 Why Attend a New Member Orientation? To be introduced to the organization To be introduced to the organization To gain the knowledge of the Local, State, National, and International Organization To gain the knowledge of the Local, State, National, and International Organization

4 What Name(s) Do We Go By? The United States Junior Chamber or The United States Jaycees The United States Junior Chamber or The United States Jaycees The Nebraska Junior Chamber or The Nebraska Jaycees The Nebraska Junior Chamber or The Nebraska Jaycees The Fremont Junior Chamber or The Fremont Jaycees The Fremont Junior Chamber or The Fremont Jaycees

5 Vision To Become…. To Become…. The organization of choice for young people, providing direction and leadership to our communities

6 The Mission Statement To provide young people the opportunity to develop personal and leadership skills through local community service and organizational involvement while expanding the Jaycee movement To provide young people the opportunity to develop personal and leadership skills through local community service and organizational involvement while expanding the Jaycee movement

7 When Did The Jaycees Organization Begin? In 1920 In 1920 Founded by Henry Giessenbier Founded by Henry Giessenbier In St. Louis, Missouri In St. Louis, Missouri Began as the Herculaneum Dance Club Began as the Herculaneum Dance Club

8 The U.S. Jaycees History 1920’s: 1920’s: 1923: The Get Out The Vote program was the first Jaycee program to receive National endorsement 1927: Jaycee Charles Lindburg made the first solo flight between New York and Paris. The Jaycees worked with Lindburg to develop the U.S. Air Mail Service

9 More History…. 1930’s: 1930’s: 1936: The National Wildlife Federation is established with the guidance of the USJC 1938: The USJC name the Ten Outstanding Young Men 1940’s: 1940’s: 1946: USJC established permanent headquarters in Tulsa Oklahoma 1947: The adoption of the Jaycee Creed 1950’s: 1950’s: 1954: The first Outstanding Young Farmer program was held 1959: The Jaycees supported statehood for Alaska and Hawaii gained statehood the following year due to Jaycee effort

10 More History…. 1960’s: 1960’s: 1961: The First Governmental Affairs Leadership Seminar (GALS) was held 1970’s: 1970’s: 1972: Operation Identification Program to combat burglaries and aid in crime prevention efforts 1972: Operation Red Ball 5 million stickers were distributed to reduce fire fatalities 1980’s: 1980’s: 1984: By law change admitted women as full and regular members 1985: The U.S. Jaycees endorsed the Campaign for Liberty program, for the restoration of the Statue of Liberty

11 Our History Continues…. 1990’s: 1990’s: 1993: The Jaycees Against Youth Smoking (JAYS) program was adopted 2000’s: 2000’s: 2000: First female elected National President 2001: Name changes to The United States Junior Chamber 2004: Bylaw change established membership age as

12 When I join the local chapter, what else do I become a member of? You become a member of the Fremont Jaycees You become a member of the Fremont Jaycees You are also a member of the Nebraska Jaycees You are also a member of the Nebraska Jaycees You are also a member of The United States Junior Chamber You are also a member of The United States Junior Chamber You are also a member of Junior Chamber International (JCI) You are also a member of Junior Chamber International (JCI)

13 State History State Organization established in State Organization established in The State Headquarters are located wherever the President resides— North Platte The State Headquarters are located wherever the President resides— North Platte There are 28 chapters located throughout our state There are 28 chapters located throughout our state

14 Nebraska Priority Projects / Programs State sports competitions—Super Shooters; Pitch, Hit & Run; Punt, Pass & Kick. Also supports Outstanding Young Farmer; Ten Outstanding Young Americans; JAYS; Relay for Life; Family Talk State sports competitions—Super Shooters; Pitch, Hit & Run; Punt, Pass & Kick. Also supports Outstanding Young Farmer; Ten Outstanding Young Americans; JAYS; Relay for Life; Family Talk

15 The Fremont History Chartered in Chartered in The impact that our chapter has had on our community is offering youth sports competitions and skills development; provide fundraising efforts for those less fortunate; provide a better leader in today’s workplace. The impact that our chapter has had on our community is offering youth sports competitions and skills development; provide fundraising efforts for those less fortunate; provide a better leader in today’s workplace.

16 Our Chapter Today Is constantly improving with members like you! We are involved in community, individual and international activities that ultimately accomplishes our mission. Is constantly improving with members like you! We are involved in community, individual and international activities that ultimately accomplishes our mission.

17 Organizational Structure President President Chairman of the Board Chairman of the Board Management VP Management VP Individual VP Individual VP Membership VP Membership VP Community VP Community VP State Director State Director Director Director Secretary Secretary Treasurer Treasurer

18 The Business Area of Opportunity Projects that deal with Marketing and Public Relations, Strategic Planning, Financial Management, and Business Opportunities

19 The Individual Area of Opportunity Projects that deal with Personal Development, Professional Development, Membership Retention, Membership Growth, New Chapter Development, and Chapter Activities

20 The Community Area of Opportunity Projects that deal with Community Service, Community Fundraising, Government & Civic Involvement, and Children & Youth

21 The International Area of Opportunity Projects that deal with State, National, and International Junior Chamber Involvement and International Involvement

22 The Chairman’s Planning Guide (CPG) What is this? What is this? This is a business plan that covers every aspect of running a project This is a business plan that covers every aspect of running a project The CPG includes goal setting, manpower assignments, budgeting, devising a time line, and the evaluation of a project The CPG includes goal setting, manpower assignments, budgeting, devising a time line, and the evaluation of a project We, the Jaycees, are the only organization that has this tool, that created this tool, and that use this tool! We, the Jaycees, are the only organization that has this tool, that created this tool, and that use this tool!

23 Goals for the Future Fundraise $2500 to give back to the community Fundraise $2500 to give back to the community Work with Diverse Age Groups Work with Diverse Age Groups Conduct all State sponsored sports competitions Conduct all State sponsored sports competitions Offer 18 individual development projects Offer 18 individual development projects Continue Chamber Membership and participate in activities Continue Chamber Membership and participate in activities Host State sports competition Host State sports competition Orientate all new members Orientate all new members Conduct JAYS and Family Talk programs Conduct JAYS and Family Talk programs

24 How you can get involved…. Participate in the Springboard & Degrees Programs Participate in the Springboard & Degrees Programs Sign up to volunteer at projects Sign up to volunteer at projects Ask chairman what you can help with on their project Ask chairman what you can help with on their project

25 Remember…. You get as much personal & professional growth from this organization that you want by your involvement in our organization

26 A couple of final thoughts…. You get as much out of this organization as you put into it! You get as much out of this organization as you put into it! Come when you can, Come when you can, leave when you have to!

27 Questions? Any questions that you have about our organization? Any questions that you have about our organization?

28 For More Information You can go to the national website at You can go to the national website at You can go to the state website at You can go to the state website atwww.nejaycee.org You can go to the local chapter website at You can go to the local chapter website at

29 THANK YOU! For attending this New Member Orientation For attending this New Member Orientation Your participation in our organization is what makes us successful! Your participation in our organization is what makes us successful!

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