Giving Back To Our Community
From planning the Annual Dragon Boat Festival to staging for Miss Chinatown Pageant. Find volunteer opportunities that fit your time and talent.
Sometimes we like to socialize and hang out too. From group biking to eating at good rated restaurants, and sometimes a gala to attend. There's always something to do with friends.
The Jaycees has impacted my thinking, being able to propose solutions better to get other people in our community to think deeper and more long-term.
To me, being a Jaycee means being an impactful member of my community. Whether we are leading the next upcoming generation to become the next great leaders, or helping beautify our community, we make an impact on our community through our willingness and dedication to help others who may be less fortunate. Being a Jaycee makes me feel a sense of pride and belonging. We have the opportunities to be in the greatest young leaders organization and chair events that we have strong beliefs in to help others and ourselves succeed.
I moved back to Hawaii in 2018, and was looking for ways to get involved in the community. I came across the Honolulu Chinese Jaycees through an online search, and went to the next General Membership Meeting. I learned that the Jaycees are committed to growing their members through multiple leadership opportunities that are open to all members. I was impressed with the various community activities the Jaycees participate in that are focused on giving back, and encourages fellowship between the various Jaycee chapters. The combination of these factors led me to joining the Honolulu Chinese Jaycees.
I joined the Jaycees because I was sponsored by HCJ through Miss Chinatown Hawaii. I stuck around because the organization is a breeding ground for thoughtful and actionable ideas.
I joined the Jaycees to be a part of an organization of young adults who go out into the community to serve others and create positive change for our society. The Jaycees have also allowed me to develop my leadership skills and get out of my comfort zone in the process.
Initially I joined HCJ to join a "community service" organization but it has grown into so much more. The opportunities that HCJ, and JCI HI provides to members, both personally and professionally are tremendous. After 5 years in the organization, I've grown, serving on three different boards, and now growing into leading my own board. The friendships and relationships are something that you can't get elsewhere.