There are many projects being run throughout JCI. These are a great way to learn new skills such as negotiation, event management, project planning and management, and strategy. Projects are the place to try out something completely new, that you haven’t done before and as we’re all volunteers, there is no such thing as failure, it’s all learning!!
New initiatives are actively encouraged and support in the form of time, resource and funding is all available in some way. If you have an idea for a project that you think JCI members can help with, please get in touch.
Each year, JCI Scotland holds an annual conference around April. The conference attracts members from all over Scotland, Ireland, UK and beyond.
Traditionally, a local chamber bids to host the conference on behalf of the national board, as this is a great showcase for the city, PR for the chamber’s sponsors and associates.
The conference brings members together, during an action-packed weekend: public speaking and debating competitions, training, tourist trips, whisky tasting, civic lunch and gala dinner, culminating in our awards do, celebrating members’ achievements.
The conference in 2013 will be held from 26 April until 28 April in Edinburgh. More information can be found at https://nc2013.eventbrite.co.uk/
JCI Scotland is looking for creative young entrepreneurs that have started a new business or created significant positive change in an existing business such as:
JCI TOYP awards recognize anyone, member or not, between 18 and 40 who has made an outstanding achievement in one of 10 areas. These awards attract media interest and are a great way to generate PR for the winners.
Each nation is encourage to hold it’s own JCI TOYP ceremony, from which list 10 finalists are put forward to the JCI TOYP awards, held at JCI’s World Congress each year.
Previous Scottish winners of a JCI commendation at world level include: Olivia Giles and Evelyn Glennie;
Others from further afield include Bill Clinton and Elvis Presley!
JCI is committed to helping eradicate malaria in afflicted parts of the world. Treated bednets are an effective, economical way to save a life. The message is simple – one bednet = one life. Bednets cost $10, so for around £6, you can save a life.
JCI across the world has a target to raise enough funds to buy 1 million bednets by 2013. That’s 1 million lives that could be saved by such a simple solution!
JCI Scotland is looking for projects to continue to raise funds to help save lives.
Being part of the team for any of these projects is hugely rewarding and is a fun way to learn new skills