How to Join

The Junior League of Lubbock, Inc. is a volunteer organization open to women who possess an interest in voluntarism, a commitment to community service, and an interest in developing their potential for voluntary community participation. We welcome inquiries from prospective members year round. The annual provisional class runs June through April. In order to become an Active Member, the provisional class must be completed.

Benefits of Joining the Junior League of Lubbock:

  • Benefit from unique training opportunities for effective community leadership, including: advocacy, community research, fundraising, finance, leadership, public relations and personal development
  • Participate in diverse and flexible volunteer initiatives
  • Enjoy opportunities to work collectively with the support of other women by sharing your own talents to create positive community change
  • Build relationships with a diverse group of current and emerging women leaders
  • Develop new friendships and lifelong affiliations
  • Become a part of an international association of 150,000 women

Eligibility Requirements:

A candidate shall be twenty-five years of age or older on or before June 1 of the year she would become a Provisional member.

A resident candidate shall reside within the Lubbock area to be a Resident Provisional prospective member. The Lubbock area is defined as Lubbock, Lamb, Hale, Floyd, Crosby, Garza, Lynn, Terry and Hockley counties.

A non-resident prospective member must have had her physical residence within the Lubbock membership area at least one year on June 1 of the year she would become a Provisional member. The one-year residency requirement is interpreted to be any one year after age twenty-one, not necessarily the previous one, or any eight years before age twenty-one. Residency is to be defined as parent's home for single college students. She must not have lived away from the Junior League of Lubbock area more than five years at the time of the deadline for proposals. She must live close enough to another Junior League to participate in that league's Provisional training.

Before accepting the invitation to membership, she shall receive from the JLL an orientation on the privileges and responsibilities of League membership and shall agree to complete the Provisional Course in Lubbock or in the city to which she is transferring, at the discretion of the receiving League.

Financial Obligations:

  • Provisional Fee (one time) $45
  • Membership Dues (Changes every year)
  • Holiday Happening Ticket Purchase $75

Provisional Membership Obligations (sample course, subject to change):

  • Attend 6 of 9 General Membership Meetings, scheduled monthly between September and May
  • Camp Provisional Retreat
  • Community Orientation Tours – Tours may include Fire Safety House, Ronald McDonald House, South Plains Food Bank, and Children’s Advocacy Center
  • In-League Committees – Attend one
  • In-League Councils – Attend one
  • Tour of Holiday Happening layout at the Lubbock Civic Center
  • Attend Camp Provisional (June)
  • Attend 6 Monthly Provisional Meetings. (August through April)
  • Plan a party for next year's incoming Provisional Class
  • Volunteer 18 hours for Provisional Placement at Food2Kids Program
  • Three 3-hour Community Shifts
  • Three 3-hour shifts at Holiday Happening

An official sponsor or sponsor group shall sponsor each prospective member. A sponsor or sponsor group must consist of either 1 (one) resident active member in good standing OR 2 (two) resident sustaining members. Deadline for proposal of new members is noon on the first Monday of March.

The application process is an online process and applications are accepted on a rolling basis for membership classes that form each year in May. Click here to begin the application process for the next Provisional Class, which will form in May 2019.

A Provisional Information Session will be held in February 2019 for the 2019-2020 Provisional Class. This session will provide more information about the Junior League of Lubbock as well as provide an opportunty to meet current members and other women who are considering joining the JLL. By starting the application process now, you are assured of being invited to the information session.

If you are interested in membership in the Junior League of Lubbock, call the office 806.794.8874.