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The Junior League: A Volunteer Powerhouse

The Junior League is a charitable, not-for-profit organization of women who make sustainable improvements in their communities as a result of the civic leadership training and expertise they obtain through their experience in the League.

Today, The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. is comprised of more than 140,000 women in 291 Junior Leagues throughout Canada, Mexico, the U.K. and the U.S. Collectively, we constitute one of the most powerful volunteer organizations in the world.

The Junior League experience

Members of The Junior League acquire mentors who help them reach their potential as leaders, form strong ties with their communities as a result of the impact they make, and develop friendships that last a lifetime.

The benefits of membership

Members of The Junior League obtain valuable skills and experiences that enable them to reach their potential as leaders in their communities. Here are a few of the areas in which they acquire skills or knowledge:

  • Leadership
  • Organizational development
  • Community needs assessment
  • Mentoring
  • Advocacy
  • Communications
  • Fund development
  • Strategic planning
  • Negotiation
  • Consensus-building
  • Networking

Lights, Camera, Action!

Check out video footage submitted by individual Junior Leagues.

Jackie Butcher de Rivas

Jacqueline Butcher de Rivas, The Junior League of Mexico City

TEDxDF - El arte de Dar

Con Maestría y Doctorado en Desarrollo Humano por la UIA, tiene una trayectoria de labor comunitaria de más de 35 años. Es investigadora a nivel internacional del fenómeno de la acción voluntaria. Presidió la Sociedad Internacional de Investigadores del Tercer Sector (ISTR) y el CEMEFI. Es consejera de FUNSALUD y Vocal del Consejo Ciudadano Consultivo. Entre sus últimas publicaciones se incluye el libro México Solidario: participación ciudadana y voluntariado. Actualmente es la presidente y directora del Centro de Investigación y Estudios sobre la Sociedad Civil (CIESC), A.C.

The Junior League of Philadelphia

The Junior League of Philadelphia, Inc. hosted the Green Carpet Event, an eco-friendly fashion show benefitting the JLP's community projects and leadership training mission.

Interview on One on One

The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills

The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, NJ President Sandy Loprete appears on One on One with Steve Adubato to promote the League's book, The Littlest Volunteers. Sandy talks to Steve about the book's important message to children about voluntarism and the program that is being used in the local elementary schools.

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