New Member Meet & Greet

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

NEW MEMBER – please contact the League office for more information 817.332.7500 or
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

The Prospective New Member Interest Meet and Greet is Tuesday, September 22, 6 p.m. a the JLFW Headquarters, 255 Bailey Ave., Fort Worth 76107. If you are interested in applying for membership, please rsvp by clicking here to submit the New Member Interest form.

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 and two (2) Supporting Sponsors (at least one sponsor must be an Active, one a Sustainer and the third can be either).

A resident candidate must have lived in the Fort Worth area continuously since February 1, 2014 or have lived within the area for 10 consecutive years at some previous time.

A non-resident prospective member must have had her physical residence within the Fort Worth membership area for ten consecutive years at some previous time and must not have had her physical residence away from this area more than five consecutive years at the time of her proposal. She must live close enough to another Junior League to participate in that League’s Provisional training.

Before accepting the invitation to membership, she shall receive information as to the privileges and responsibilities of League membership and shall agree to complete the Provisional Course in Fort Worth or in the city to which she is transferring, at the discretion of the receiving League.

Provisional Fee (One Time) $125
Membership Dues $175

PROVISIONAL MEMBERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES (2015-2016 course, subject to change):

Mandatory Provisional Membership Acceptance Meeting (Monday, February 16, 2015 or Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.)
Welcome Meeting Retreat Sunday, May 17, 2015
General Membership Annual Meeting May 7, 2015 at 7 p.m.
9 General Membership meetings, exact dates TBA, 2nd Thursday of most months (September 2015 – May 2016)
8 Provisional Meetings, exact dates TBA, 1st or 2nd Monday of each month
Provisional Placement (approximately 35 hours)
Provisional philanthropy Event
Fundraiser shifts: 1 shift at Christmas in Cowtown (note: most of these are day shifts)
Community Collaboration shfits: 1 shift at Rodeo (Januaray – February 2016) and 1 shift at Day of Giving (Spring 2016)
Christmas in Cowtown Holiday Gift Market – must sell 10 tickets
1 Done in a Day
2 Training Sessions
Online Profile Completion
First Time Sponsor Training
Community philantropy Project
Earn four (4) General Membership Meeting Credits
Volunteer a minimum of 50 hours in designated placement
Fundraiser shift
Community Collaboration shift
Annual dues by March 1

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 a total of three Fort Worth Junior League members on the sponsor form to sponsor a prospective candidate.  There must be (1) Active and (1) Sustainer and the third member being either an Active or Sustainer on all proposed ballots. The Application with Sponsor Form attached is due to the JLFW Headquarters by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 16, 2015.

All JLFW first-time sponsors must attend a first time sponsor training session on one of the dates below at JLFW headquarters, 255 Bailey Avenue:

Thursday, October 29, 6 p.m. at JLFW Headquarters, 255 Bailey Ave.

Please watch this site for the 2016-2017 New Member applications. Will be available in late September.

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.
If you are interested in membership, please contact the Membership Vice President at or the 2015-2016 Provisional Co-Chairs at