About us: Junior Chamber International (JCI/Jaycees) Kapiti is a membership-based non-profit organization of young active citizens who are dedicated to creating positive change in our communities. We are a part of Junior Chamber International New Zealand which is a part of a global network of young active citizens who are developing themselves and creating positive change in communities around the world
Our Mission: “To provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change.”
What we do: JCI provides development opportunities to empower young leaders so they can organize projects, programs, and act to meet community needs to create sustainable solutions.
How do we do it: We run regular events during weekday evening or weekends which including training sessions on personal development topics, guest speakers including influential people from across NZ, Social and networking evenings, hands on community work and international collaboration on critical programmes of work.
Secretary General – Compile and distribute agenda and meeting minutes from council meetings and respond to queries from potential members.
Treasurer – Annual budgeting and Project finance functions
Communications Director – Develop and execute JCI Kapiti marketing strategy and develop marketing material for events.
Strategic Partnership Director – Identify and make contact with potential partners and sponsors (local and regional companies, service providers, city councils, professional organizations, development and training organizations, student organizations)
Business Director – Collect ideas for new events, develop event schedule and Create networking opportunities for JCI members and companies in Kapiti region for the mutual benefit of both
### Skills and Criteria
- No previous experience required in board positions – suit people willing to learn.
- Passionate person – You are one of those people who make things happen!!
- You will need own access to internet and computer to complete the tasks.
- Must enjoy working with people, building connections, and motivated to step out of their comfort zones.