The Optimist Difference . . .
What differentiates Optimist Clubs from any other volunteer opportunity is simple--Optimism. And Optimists take their upbeat approach and work every day to make a difference for themselves and for the people around them. Optimists are people who believe that through positive action in their communities they can create a better tomorrow. And to ensure a better tomorrow, their focus is on the future citizens of the world - the Youth of Today.
Their mission is threefold:
1. An Optimistic Attitude
Optimists believe that a positive approach can make all the difference in the world. Through hands-on community and youth programs, Optimists brighten spirits and create hope and confidence in the future. The Optimist Creed provides proof of the Optimists' philosophy.
2. Youth & Community Service
Along with the Optimists' motto, "Friend of Youth," comes the commitment to help, educate, inspire, and believe in tomorrow's future--our young people. Optimists believe that by investing in youth, we can ensure a better tomorrow.
3. Personal Development
Optimist Club members receive as much as they give. Optimists have endless opportunities to gain leadership experience and to grow personally and professionally. Optimists value the social and business relationships they develop with individuals from a cross section of their community.
Optimist International is one of the largest and most active service club organizations in the world. It is comprised of more than 155,000 volunteer members in 4,200 Optimist Clubs. Carrying the motto, "Friend of Youth," the Optimists conduct positive community and youth service programs which reach in excess of six million young people each year.
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