Requirements

Applications for the 2018-2019 Provisional Course are now closed. Applications for 2019-2020 will be available March 1 – May 10, 2019.

If you have any questions about the member requirements or admissions process of the Junior League of Greater Lakeland, contact us.

Membership Criteria

The Junior League of Greater Lakeland reaches out to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism. Members of our Provisional Class:

  • Must be at least 22 years old
  • Demonstrate an interest in volunteering and commitment to community service
  • Attend a half-day new member retreat
  • Sign a Statement of Agreement that outlines the responsibilities of a provisional member

​​The Provisional Course

​​The Provisional Course is a ten-month training curriculum designed to introduce you to JLGL and prepare you for active membership. Upon completion of the Provisional Course, you will become an Active JLGL member equipped with the following:

  • A working knowledge of how JLGL operates and IMPACTS our community
  • An understanding of your role within JLGL and the many opportunities to SERVE our community
  • New RELATIONSHIPS with your provisional class and the larger membership

​Your Provisional Requirements at a Glance:

  • Attend an interview on May 20, 2018, appointments will be set between 1-4pm
  • New Member Welcome Party (August 2018)
  • 1 day Provisional Retreat (August 19, 2018 1:00pm-5:00pm)
  • 1 Provisional Meeting per month (September 2018 – April 2019)
  • Attendance at September, January and March General Membership Meetings
  • Attendance at 1 Fall League Social and 1 Spring League Social
  • Attendance at the Spring Banquet (May 7, 2019)
  • 1 volunteer shift at the Lakeland Christmas Parade (Dec. 6, 2018)
  • 1 volunteer shift at a JLGL Fundraiser
  • 1 volunteer shift with a JLGL Community Project
  • 1 volunteer shift with the Arrangements Committee prior to a GMM

Financial Commitment

  • Application Fee: $25.00
  • Annual Dues: $158.00
  • Junior League Apron: $25.00
  • Spring Banquet Ticket: $50.00
  • Total: $258.00

Dues must be received by August 19, 2018.