Provisional Proposal Form (must be submitted by League Member to complete Application process)
NEW MEMBER – Please contact the League office for more information 817.332.7500 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest in joining the Junior League of Fort Worth. Each year the Junior League of Fort Worth trains new members (Provisionals) to be effective volunteers and leaders in our community. Provisionals complete a year-long training, learning and experiencing the League structure, programs and participating in community service. The Junior League of Fort Worth is open to all women who possess an interest in voluntarism, a commitment to community service, and an interest in developing their potential for voluntary community participation. Questions? contact email@example.com.
PROSPECTIVE NEW MEMBER INTEREST – MEET AND GREET
The Prospective New Member Interest Meet and Greet is Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Junior League of Fort Worth Headquarters, 255 Bailey Avenue, Fort Worth 76107. Please note, if you attend this meeting, parking is limited. Street parking is only allowed on the south side of the side street Bristol, or across the street from the JL building in either the National Cutting Horse lot, the building lot with the lease sign or the two story building at 200 Bailey (do not park in any reserved or covered parking).
A candidate shall be no less than 22 years and no more than 45 years of age on January 1 preceding her invitation to Provisional membership.
A candidate must have one (1) Proposing Sponsor, either an Active or a Sustainer in good standing.
Provisional Fee (One Time) $125
Membership Dues $175
PROVISIONAL MEMBERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES FOR 2018-2019 CLASS (course and/or dates subject to change. Attendance is required at all meetings and events.):
Provisional Membership Acceptance Meeting Wednesday, February 21, 2018 6:30 p.m.
Welcome Retreat Saturday, May 19, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
General Membership Annual Meeting Thursday, May 10 , 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Location TBA
General Membership meetings for 2018-2019 TBA, 2nd Thursday of various months
Provisional Meetings, 1st or 2nd Monday of each month: September 10, 2018, October 1, 2018, November 5, 2018, December 3, 2018, January 7, 2019, February 4, 2019, March 4, 2019, and
April 15, 2019
JLFW Community Placement FWISD Junior MINTS program complete 30 hours with an assigned FWISD school as either a school buddy or school support
JFLW In-League Placement/Provisional Event
Provisional Pancake Breakfast/Picnic at Cook Children’s Hospital, held on a Saturday in April 2019 – plan and execute the annual Provisional event with Cook Children’s Hospital
Christmas in Cowtown (CIC) – 2 shifts (each shift is three hours; daytime, evening and weekend (October 2018 note: most of these are day shifts)
JLFW Community Collaboration – Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo 2019 – 1 shift (each shift is three hours) January – February 2019
Day of Giving – one shift three hours (Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 – exact dates TBD)
Done in a Day (DIAD) – one shift working with a local nonprofit agency
Provisional Committee Philanthropy Project – plan and execute one group philanthropy project
JLFW Community Agency visit – group visit/facility tour with an assigned agency
JLFW Training Sessions – two training sessions (monthly opportunities throughout the year beginning in September)
Time: 5:30 pm.
*Each Provisional member will attend the Placement Fair in order to select her JLFW Placement as a first-year Active in 2018-2019
ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES
2 General Membership Meetings
2 Training Events
Volunteer a minimum of 50 hours in designated placement
Six hours of shift work
Annual dues by April 1
To apply for membership to the Junior League of Fort Worth, please click on the Application link below (watch for this link in the fall). Please notify your Sponsor you have applied and request she submit the online sponsorship portion of the application. A link below is for Sponsors. There must be one Active or one Sustainer in good standing on the application. The Application and Sponsor Form are due to the JLFW Headquarters by 3 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018. No applications will be considered without a sponsor form.
All JLFW first-time sponsors must attend a first-time sponsor training session on the date below at JLFW headquarters, 255 Bailey Avenue.
ORIENTATION DATE FOR JLFW MEMBER FIRST-TIME SPONSORS (Any Active or Sustainer Members who have never attended this meeting before should attend):
Monday, October 2, 2017, 5:15 p.m. at JLFW Headquarters. Online Sponsor forms will be available soon.