Membership Information

There are so many reasons to join the Junior League of Montgomery!       

The Junior League of Montgomery(JLM), founded in 1925, is composed of over 700 women volunteers. Our membership includes executives, community leaders, entrepreneurs, mothers, and a host of professional women from diverse backgrounds. Join us in fulfilling our mission of promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and creating community impact through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

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If you are interested in joining Montgomery’s premier volunteer organization, please complete the Prospective New Member Form!

Benefits of Membership

  • Training for effective community leadership.
  • Insight into community needs and opportunities to contribute to solutions.
  • Interaction and partnerships with community leaders.
  • Exposure to creative problem-solving techniques.
  • Make new friends and have opportunities for continued growth and fulfillment.
  • Meet wonderful women who are interested in serving their neighbors and community.

Membership Requirements

Any woman may join who meets these requirements:

  • Has reached 23 years of age by June 1 of the League year in which Provisional year will begin.
  • Lives within 35 miles of the  Montgomery area, and not in a county that is designated as an admission area for another Junior League.
  • Has a strong interest in voluntarism.
  • Has a proven commitment to community service.
  • Has an interest in developing her potential for voluntary community participation.

Become a Member

How to join the Junior League of Montgomery:

  • Have a sponsor who is an eligible JLM member; If you need assistance identifying sponsors we are happy to help. Please email us at information@jlmontgomery.org and we will connect you with League sponsors.
  • Complete and return the JLM Prospective Member Form by the stated deadline;
  • Pay Provisional dues of $198.00.

A Member’s first year is also known as the “Provisional” year, which is designed to provide a meaningful experience to learn more about the Junior League of Montgomery’s history and structure, develop your potential as a leader, gain valuable skills to equip members to be effective volunteers and connect you with both like-minded women and other organizations committed to improving the Montgomery community.

The Provisional experiences include small group meetings, training sessions, and hands-on volunteer opportunities that support our mission, and JLM functions including General Membership Meetings, fundraisers, and socials.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

A candidate for membership must:

  1. Be at least 23 years old by June 1, 2022.
  2. Be able to fulfill the Provisional year requirements as outlined by the Provisional Leadership team.
  3. Be sponsored by a current JLM member (Active or Sustainer Member who is in good standing). *Sponsor Information available.
  4. Payment of the $198-Provisional course fee must be paid when submitting your application.
  5. Demonstrate an interest in voluntarism and a commitment to community service and have an active interest in developing your potential as a volunteer and community leader.

Obligations during the  Provisional Year  include:

  • Complete the entire Provisional course;
  • Attend General Membership Meetings;
  • Volunteer your time at the Holiday Market and Rummage Sale;
  • Complete a mini-placement;
  • Purchase Holiday Market tickets that can be sold to family and friends;
  • Purchase a Women’s Leadership Summit ticket that can be sold to family and friends.
  • Donate $50.00 worth of rummage to Rummage Sale or Purchase $50.00 worth of Community Cash.

How to become an Active member:

  • Complete the entire Provisional course and obligations;
  • Pay annual dues.

Obligations of an Active Member:

  • Attend three General Membership Meetings per league year;
  • Attend two Education & Training Meetings per league year;
  • Pay annual dues;
  • Complete one Placement per league year;
  • Complete Placement sign-up process in the Spring;
  • Complete a total of 16 volunteer hours at one or a combination of our fundraisers – Holiday Market (October), Women’s Leadership Summitt (March), and Rummage Sale (April);
  • Purchase $50.00 worth of Holiday Market tickets that can be sold to family and friends;
  • Donate $50.00 worth of rummage to Rummage Sale or Purchase $50.00 worth of Community Cash.

For more information about becoming a member of the Junior League of Montgomery, please contact the Provisional Chair for 2022-2023.