WHO IS INVOLVED IN THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF THE WOODLANDS, INC.?
The members of the JLTW are women dedicated to making a difference in the suburban north Houston communities in which they live. The League attracts women with a variety of skills, backgrounds, and interests. The JLTW reaches out regardless of race, religion, or national origin, to anyone who demonstrates an interest and commitment to voluntarism.
WHAT AREA DOES THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF THE WOODLANDS SERVICE?
The Junior League is a unique league that has the opportunity to stretch over a large area to help others. We service the Champions, Spring, Cypress, Klein, Tomball, Cypress, Fairbanks, Jersey Village, the FM1960 area as well as The Woodlands. We have members who live in those areas plus Kingwood, Conroe, Willis and Houston. Our League serves suburban north Houston.
WHO CAN JOIN THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF THE WOODLANDS?
To be eligible to join the Junior League as a New Member, a woman must be 22 years old by May 31 of the year proposed, a legal resident of the Greater Houston Metropolitan area, and be sponsored by one member.
HOW DO I GET A SPONSOR?
Ask any member of the Junior League of The Woodlands to sponsor you. If you do not know a member, call the JLTW Headquarters at 281-376-5754 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to apply for a sponsor. You may also mail to 2219 Sawdust Rd., Suite 1403, The Woodlands, TX 77380.
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO JOIN?
New members are welcome to join once a year during enrollment, which begins in June. The deadline for receipt of new member enrollment forms is September 1st. Prospective members who miss the deadline are welcome to consider joining the following year.
All women interested in learning more about becoming a member of the Junior League should plan to attend one of the New Member Information Nights. For more information and to add your name to the prospective mailing list, contact Junior League of The Woodlands Headquarters at 281-376-5754 or email us at email@example.com.
WHAT ARE THE MEMBERSHIP REWARDS?
Members of the Junior League of The Woodlands are trained for effective action and leadership as volunteers. This knowledge can be used in the League, your profession, and daily life. As a member of the Junior League you also make a difference in your community. Each year, our organization contributes to multiple community programs, in both volunteer hours and financial support. Additionally, as a Junior League member, you are a part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, which includes over 292 Leagues throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Great Britain.
WHAT ARE THE MEMBERSHIP COMMITMENTS?
New members engage in an intensive one-year training program. All members are committed to attend General Meetings, be a member of a committee, and help with the Holiday Market, our major fundraiser for our community programs. The financial commitments of members include dues, purchasing/selling of Holiday Market tickets, purchasing/selling of our current cookbook, Texas Tables, and obtaining two other fundraising credits by selling, obtaining donations, or working various events.