About Us

The Des Moines Junior Chamber International/JCI/Jaycees is a local network of young active citizens in the Des Moines area. Living, communicating, taking action and creating impact in our community. We are a nonprofit organization with members between the ages of 18 to 40. We develop the skills, knowledge, and understanding to make informed decisions and take action. Our chapter has a monthly member meetings called the Next Step Series. Our board invites local experts to speak about various topics. We also try to host monthly socials and networking opportunities to meet and develop relationships with other motivated members just like yourself. Our organization strives to create positive impact by offering various community service opportunities in the Des Moines area.


Community Impact
Professional Development
Social Networking

About the Iowa Junior Chamber

We are a membership-based nonprofit 501(c)(4) organization of young leaders ages 18 to 40.  As a member of Junior Chamber International (JCI) we are part of a network of over 200,000 young leaders in 5,000 communities and more than 100 countries around the world. Each JCI Member shares the belief that in order to create lasting positive change, we must improve ourselves and the world around us. We seek targeted solutions to the unique problems in our communities to build a better world, creating global impact.