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Service for Today, Leadership for Tomorrow, and Friendships for a Lifetime!

The Arlington Jaycees provides leadership development through community service for young adults between the ages of 21 and 40. Our organization is made up of individuals with many different backgrounds, such as bankers, accountants, doctors, salespeople, builders, and managers ... all types of young people join the Jaycees to help their communities and improve themselves.

The mission of the Arlington Jaycees is to empower young people in Arlington and the surrounding area by providing opportunities for personal growth, leadership development and community involvement.

Membership in Arlington Jaycees includes membership in the Virginia Jaycees, US Jaycees and Junior Chamber International.

We currently have many opportunities for members to get involved during the course of the year ranging from community service projects to socials to professional networking events. Please RSVP today for an upcoming event to learn more about our organization.

Visit our website: http://www.varlingtonjaycees.blogspot.com and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/

To join the Arlington Jaycees, visit our membership page: http://varlingtonjaycees.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_12.html

Or email us at: arlingtonvajc@gmail.com

Upcoming events (5+)

Volunteer at the Arlington Jaycees "Cornhole and Giant Jenga" at the County Fair

The Arlington Jaycees are hosting Cornhole and Giant Jenga activities at the Arlington County Fair's new Beer Garden! The Arlington Jaycees have a long history with the Fair, and this year we are introducing this new event! Volunteers are needed to make this event a success so PLEASE RSVP TODAY! We will set up for the event starting at 1:30 pm, play Cornhole and Giant Jenga from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, and then enjoy a beer in the Beer Garden afterwards. During the event, volunteers will show people how to play the games and encourage people to join in the fun. All active Chapter members who volunteer will receive a free drink ticket! The Arlington County Fair is smaller than a traditional County Fair but it is packed with lots of fun things to see and do! And best of all, admission is FREE! Come check out the crafters and other vendors in the air-conditioned gym, taste a wide variety of food including grilled chicken and sausage, deep-fried Oreos and funnel cake, and enjoy the midway rides and games as well as the beer garden (new this year!). Note, there is NO PARKING available on the Fair Grounds! Shuttle Service is available from the Arlington Career Center, I-66 parking garage, Pentagon City Metro Station and Virginia Square Metro Station. For more information about the Fair including shuttle service and schedule of events, visit http://arlingtoncountyfair.us/. The Arlington Jaycees is the premier organization in Arlington that provides young people (ages 21-40) with opportunities for personal & professional growth, community involvement and social engagement in the Arlington Community and worldwide. Our mission is leadership development through community service. Check out our website www.varlingtonjaycees.blogspot.com to learn more.

Volunteering for Central's Homeless Ministry

Central United Methodist Church

Help prepare meals for Central's Homeless Ministry with other young professionals. Prepping meals takes about 1-1.5 hours. Afterwards, we share a meal together at the church. The church is located at the corner of Fairfax and Stafford across from the Metro and the IHoP. The parking lot and entrance to use is on the back side of the Church. Central's Homeless Ministry meal preparation takes place every Thursday evening, and meals are served to the homeless every Friday morning. The Arlington Jaycees provide volunteers once a month, normally on the second or third Thursday. This event is open to both members and non-members. The Arlington Jaycees is the premier organization in Arlington that provides young people (ages 21-40) with opportunities for personal & professional growth, community involvement and social engagement in the Arlington Community and worldwide. Our mission is leadership development through community service. Check out our website www.varlingtonjaycees.blogspot.com to learn more.

Volunteer with Arlington Jaycees and AFAC

Arlington Food Assistance Center

Please join us as we volunteer at the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC). We will sort canned goods and produce for distribution to low income families. Afterwards, members can join us for some snacks and drinks at the nearby New District Brewing. AFAC is a long-time community partner of the Arlington Jaycees, so please help us support them. Both members and non-members are welcome – feel free to bring a friend! AFAC is located at 2708 S Nelson Street in Shirlington. There is street parking available near the building. The Volunteer Entrance is the gray door by the loading dock. The sign-in station is ahead and to the right. Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes, no sandals or flip flops. You must also have your hair covered while bagging food. You can bring a hat or scarf from home or AFAC will provide disposable hairnets. Hope to see you there! The Arlington Jaycees is the premier organization in Arlington that provides young people (ages 21-40) with opportunities for personal & professional growth, community involvement and social engagement in the Arlington Community and worldwide. Our mission is leadership development through community service. Check out our website www.varlingtonjaycees.blogspot.com to learn more.

Volunteer at the Arlington Civitans Garage Sale

4020 15th St N

This event is both a volunteer opportunity and a fundraiser for the chapter! Volunteers are needed at the Community Garage Sale organized by the Arlington Civitans and held on the first Saturday of each month between April and November. Volunteers assist in tear-down and clean-up after the sale. As a bonus, if you work for 4 hours you may be eligible for a FREE Arlington Jaycees Annual Membership**! Members can also renew their annual membership by volunteering at this event. The Arlington Civitans donate $15 to the Arlington Jaycees for every volunteer hour, providing important funding for memberships and chapter events. The garage sale is held in the Parking Garage located behind Washington - Lee High School. Park on North 15th Street, between Quincy and Stafford Streets. Walk into the parking garage and proceed to the snack bar on Level B. Street parking is available on Quincy St. and on N. 15th St. Please wear work pants, sturdy shoes and work gloves if you have them. Proceeds from the monthly garage sale benefit the Arlington Civitans, a non-profit organization committed to helping people with developmental disabilities. For more information about the Arlington Civitans, visit http://civitan.org/ **You must be between 21 and 40 to qualify for membership in the Arlington Jaycees. The Arlington Jaycees is the premier organization in Arlington that provides young people (ages 21-40) with opportunities for personal & professional growth, community involvement and social engagement in the Arlington Community and worldwide. Our mission is leadership training through community service. Check out our website www.varlingtonjaycees.blogspot.com to learn more.

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