Winston-Salem Jaycees

The Winston-Salem, NC area's organization of choice for adults 21-40 to develop personal, business and leadership skills through community service and organizational involvement.

I'm a Winston-Salem Jaycee because:

Sharon Reiss

They give me a chance to give back in ways I never imagined & have fun at the same time.

Sharon Reiss, Web Content Editor & Senator

Projects with the Winston-Salem Jaycees

We strive to offer a wide variety of projects to engage our members.

The Jaycees provide opportunities for personal growth, leadership development, community involvement, meeting people, and having fun!  Every project, every meeting, every experience expands the abilities of Jaycees and presents opportunities and choices.

We have many opportunities to connect with friends at events or to gain leadership skills by organizing events.

There’s something for everyone when it comes to the Jaycees! Ask us how you can help make a difference!


Winston-Salem Jaycees Key Projects

The Winston-Salem Jaycees have developed several signature projects over the years:

  • Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) NC West: This Leadership Seminar is a 3-day leadership program for approximately 90 rising high school juniors held each June in Winston-Salem.
  • Outstanding Young Leaders Scholarship & Awards Banquet: Scholarship and awards competition among local high school senior. A college scholarship is awarded based on the merits of outstanding leadership and service to the community.
  • Band Aid for Burn Survivors: Benefit concert to raise awareness and funds for the North Carolina Jaycees Burn Center.
  • Christmas Cheer: Day of giving that allows 50 local children in need to have a holiday breakfast followed by a shopping spree at Target Stores.
  • Downtown Holiday Parade: Annual holiday parade featuring over 90 local schools, businesses, government agencies and organizations.
  • Letters from Santa:  Annual project where letters are delivered (via the North Pole) from Santa.
  • Air Show: Annual project where we provide support at the Winston-Salem Airshow.
  • NC Wine Festival:  Annual project where we provide support at the wine festival in Tanglewood Park.
  • Salute! Wine Festival: Annual project where we provide support at the wine festival in downtown Winston-Salem..
  • After Work Social: With a regular attendance of 100-150 local young professionals, this monthly networking event offers members an opportunity to socialize with young professionals from a wide range of interests. This event’s location changes monthly and is co-hosted by 336Events / Triad After Work Socials.


Check out our Full Events Calendar for all the events we have planned.  If you have an idea, let us know!

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