JCI Winnipeg : Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you for your interest in JCI Winnipeg. Listed below are a few questions that are frequently asked about JCI and what we do.

You can download a copy of our 2015 Annual General Meeting Program which lists all of our activities: 2015 AGM Program

What types of projets does JCI Winnipeg initiate?

JCI Winnipeg is involved in many local initiatives and projects. Here are a few of our favorites (click the links to read about last year’s event):

New in 2014, JCI Winnipeg and Junior Achievement of Manitoba (JA) have joined forces to help students learn about business. JCI provides 4 members to take on the role of Advisers in JA’s Company Program, a 20 week program where high school students start a business and compete for awards. Read about it here: Skills development through entrepreneurial training, high school edition.

What are the training programs offered by JCI Winnipeg?

JCI Effective Speaking Competition
The Effective Speaking Competition encourages our members to develop their public speaking skills. Each year, participants compete, locally, regionally and nationally in hopes of representing Canada in the Americas and on the World Stage. Read about Natasha Fisher’s bid for the World Title in November 2014 here: Natasha Fisher’s public speaking skills are taking her around the world.
  • Effective Speaking Workshop, March 7, 2015
  • Local Competition, March 25, 2015
  • Regional Competition, May 1-5, 2015 at the JCI Prairie Region Conference 2015 in Edmonton, Alberta.  
  • National Competition, September 15-20, 2015 at the JCI National Convention 2015 in Calgary, Alberta.
  • Area Competition, 2016, details to be confirmed.
  • World Competition, October 31, 2016 at the 2016 JCI World Congress in Qu├ębec, Canada.

JCI 101
April 22, 2015
The JCI 101 workshop helps us better understand the values and principles of JCI and how we can better impact our community and spark positive change.
Wed, April 22

Golf 101
May 27, 2015
Join us and improve your swing. Golf is a popular sport for business people. Golf 101 gives you the opportunity to learn a few techniques and practice your swing so you can impress your colleagues both on and off the course.

Elevate Yourself
July 29, 2015
Our Elevate Yourself workshop teaches networking skills to better prepare our members for today's economy.

How frequently are events/programs held?

JCI Winnipeg hosts many events in which members and guests can participate.
  • Month-End-Mixers on the last Wednesday of each month.
  • Monthly Board Meetings where members are invited to join if they wish.
  • Membership to the Chambre de commerce francophone de Saint-Boniface, we can send one member to their monthly Networking Lunch.
  • Local activities calendar: Upcoming Local Events  
  • Regional, national and international calendar: JCI Events   

What is the membership application procedure?

Want to travel, develop leadership skills, contribute to the community, and meet new people? Are you age 18-40?
  • Build your leadership potential
  • Cultivate your personal and professional potential
  • Contribute and make a difference in the community
  • Meet new people and build your network of contacts
  • Meet fellow JCI peers around the world
Through volunteer project management, event planning and director roles, JCI provides hands on opportunities for members to develop leadership skills that will advance their career or business

Be part of the experience!

*Click the JOIN A CHAPTER on the right, then select PRAIRIE REGION from the drop down menu, and then select JCI WINNIPEG

You can also download and complete the bilingual membership form here, and send it to:

JCI WInnipeg
PO Box 2208
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 3R5

You can also scan and email your completed form to jciwinnipeg@gmail.com

Membership fee
For $150/year you can join our vibrant network of young leaders working together to create positive change. Membership in JCI Winnipeg is open to community members, students, leaders, professionals, entrepreneurs, and business owners under 40 years of age.

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