Become a Member

Since 1922, The Junior League of Dallas has welcomed new members, transfers from other Leagues and reinstatements. We are an organization of strong, diverse women committed to building a better Dallas. Our committee is not only dedicated to making your experience as personal as possible, but to provide you with information about our distinguished achievements in the Dallas community and ensure you feel welcomed and informed of the journey to Active membership. We look forward to getting to know you at our InfoShare events.

The League welcomes women who value its mission. The League is committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities. There is no deliberative process in the admission system.

 

Applications for the 2022 – 2023 year are now open till February 14, 2022 

Downloads

Forms & Application

  • 2022 – 2023 Application click here

Diversity Statement

Our commitment to equality and inclusion is as vital as ever. Both values are foundational to everything we do and is woven in to the mission, strategies and admission practices of the JLD.

Eligibility

Age

Prospective New Members must be at least 22 and not have reached her 45th birthday by June 1 of the year she is sponsored for membership to be eligible for application for membership.

For the 2022-2023 membership year, your birth date must fall between these two dates: June 1, 1977 and May 31, 2000.

Residency

There are no residency restrictions; however, the member must be able to travel to meeting locations in Dallas.

Sponsors

Prospective New Members need TWO sponsors: a Lead Sponsor and a Co-Sponsor who are Actives and/or Sustainers in the Junior League of Dallas. (Provisionals are not eligible to Sponsor.)

It is the responsibility of the Prospective New Member to secure two sponsors for herself. If the Prospective New Member cannot secure two sponsors, the JLD will assist them through our Sponsor Pool.

How To Join

Learn More

Find out more about JLD’s mission and provisional course by attending our virtual InfoShares. These informational sessions are not required but are strongly encouraged.

InfoShares:
Thursday, September 30 at 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 13 at 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
To RSVP for either one please click HERE.

OR Join us for these additional events to get to know JLD and some of our members. To RSVP for any of the events below please click HERE.

Thursday, October 21 – 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Creating Your 2022 Vision (Virtual Experience)
Join us for a vision board party to learn more about the Junior League of Dallas and craft your personal vision for next year.  

Saturday, November 6 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Creating Your 2022 Vision (In-person Experience)
Join us for a vision board party to learn more about the Junior League of Dallas and craft your personal vision for next year.  Brunch will be served.  

Tuesday, November 30 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Leveraging Volunteer Experience on Your Resume & LinkedIn (Virtual Experience)
Join us to learn from a LinkedIn expert on how to use your volunteer experience to supplement your resume. In addition, learn how to volunteer with organizations like the Junior League of Dallas to build leadership experience

Find Two Sponsors

JLD members are everywhere; search your networks – friends, work, your place of worship, professional organizations, social media and other charitable organizations you are involved in.

We encourage you to interact with potential sponsors. They are a great resource to learn about The Junior League of Dallas.

Members of other Junior Leagues are not eligible to sponsor Prospective New Members of the Junior League of Dallas.

Sponsor Pool

If you are unable to find two sponsors, you may request assistance from the Sponsor Pool. (You can request this in your membership application.) Current Active members and Sustainers of the Junior League of Dallas volunteer can serve in the Sponsor Pool.

Both sponsors can be solicited from the Sponsor Pool.

*Please note that regardless of whether you arrange for your own sponsors or utilize the Sponsor Pool, you must fill out the Sponsor Form.

Complete Your Application

Fill out the membership application and submit it along with a non-refundable $50 application fee. To complete your application, you will need the email addresses, phone numbers and JLD Member Numbers of your two sponsors for the application.

Note: This does not apply for those seeking sponsors from the Sponsor Pool.

InfoShare Recording

Missed an InfoShare? That’s okay! Here is a recording of the event with all the information you’ll need to know before applying.

Contact

For questions, please contact newmember@jld.net.