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NEW MEMBER – Please contact the League office for more information 817.332.7500 or jlfwprovisionals1718@gmail.com
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 jlfwprovisionals1718@gmail.com.

PROSPECTIVE NEW MEMBER INTEREST – MEET AND GREET

The Prospective New Member Interest Meet and Greet is Thursday, September 22, 2016, 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 in either the National Cutting Horse lot or Lubrication Engineering building lot. They both face Bailey Ave.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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.

FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS:
Provisional Fee (One Time) $125
Membership Dues $175

PROVISIONAL MEMBERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES (2017 – 2018 course, subject to change. Attendance is required at all meetings and events.):
Provisional Membership Acceptance Meeting Wednesday, February 15, 2017 or Tuesday, February 21, 2017  at 6 – 8 p.m.
Welcome Retreat Sunday, May 21, 2017
General Membership Annual Meeting May 11, 2017 at 7 p.m. Location TBA
General Membership meetings for 2017-2018 TBA, 2nd Thursday of various months
Provisional Meetings, 1st or 2nd Monday of each month: September 11, 2017, October 2, 2017, November 6, 2017,  December 4, 2017,  January 8, 2018, February 5, 2018, March 5, 2018, April 2, 2018

Provisional Placement
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, Saturday, April 7, 2018 – plan and execute the annual Provisional event with Cook Children’s Hospital

JLFW Fundraiser
Christmas in Cowtown (CIC) – 1 shift (each shift is three hours; daytime, evening and weekend (October 2016 note: most of these are day shifts)
JLFW Community Collaboration  – Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo 2018 – 1 shift (each shift is three hours) January – February 2017
Day of Giving  – one shift three hours (Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 – exact dates TBD)

Additional Responsibilities
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)

Placement Fair
Date: TBD
Time: 5:30 pm.
Location: TBD
*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

APPLICATION PROCESS
To apply for membership to the Junior League of Fort Worth, please click on the Application link below to apply.  Once the prospective member fills out the application, she will give it to her Proposing Sponsor.  There must be one Active or one Sustainer in good standing on the application. The Application with Sponsor Form attached is due to the JLFW Headquarters by 3 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017.

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):
Thursday, October 27, 6 p.m.  Applications will be available soon.

Click here to download a New Member Application using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Click here to download a Sponsor Form using Adobe Acrobat Reader

Click here to open a New Member Application in a Word document.
Click here to open a Sponsor Form in a Word document.

Please Note, the Provisional Application and Sponsor Form must be submitted at the same time.

If you are interested in membership, please contact the Membership Vice President or the 2017-2018 Provisional Co-Chairs.