Optimist Institute

About Optimist International

Optimist International is a worldwide volunteer organization made up of more than 2,500 local Clubs whose Members work each day to make the future brighter by bringing out the best in the youth, in their communities, and in themselves.


By providing hope and a positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities and ourselves.


Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.


Are you interested in joining our team so that you can bring out the best in youth, your community, and in yourself?