How To Join

Thank you for your interest in joining The Junior League of Jacksonville! Each year, the Junior League of Jacksonville trains groups of new members to be effective volunteers and leaders in our community. Our 2020-21 League Year New Member Application for the Spring 2021 class will be available through December 1, 2020, and we look forward to hearing from you. Here are a few tips on how to learn more about our League, and information on our membership criteria.

Join us at a Prospective New Member Event

Upcoming Events:

Meet Members at JLJ Night at Swoozie’s at the Markets at Town Center, 4866 Big Island Drive – Thursday, November 5, 2020; 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. *Enjoy 15% off your purchase with 15% of the proceeds donated to the Junior League of Jacksonville

Virtual Prospective Member Reception (RSVP tp Admissions@JlJacksonville.org for the Zoom link) – Wednesday, November 18, 2020; 7:30 – 8:30 P.M. 

Connect with us by email

If you have questions or would like more information about becoming a member, you may contact our Admissions Chair Erin Torres of the Membership Outreach and Admissions Committee, at Admissions@JLJacksonville.org.

If you would like more information about transferring your membership from another Junior League to the Junior League of Jacksonville, please email Lauren Bernard at Transfers@JLJacksonville.org.

Membership Criteria

The Junior League of Jacksonville uses the following criteria for consideration of prospective members:

  • Must be at least 22 years old as of June 1 of the year in which membership would begin (There is no maximum age to join!)
  • Reside within the Jacksonville admissions area of Duval, Clay, Nassau, St. Johns, Flagler, Baker, or Putnam Counties (in Florida) and Camden County (in Georgia)
  • Demonstrate an interest in volunteerism and a commitment to community service
  • Show an interest in developing her potential for voluntary community participation

New members complete a comprehensive training series that allows them to learn about our League structure and programs, as well as experience some of our community programs first-hand. The series includes large group meetings, advisor-led small group meetings, educational courses, a tour of Junior League of Jacksonville community landmarks, Whale of a Sale group shifts, a community project, and attending other League functions such as general membership meetings.

Click here to learn more about our New Member Experience.