CALLING WOMEN INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERISM, LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY
Junior League of Collin County to Hold Membership Information Sessions
Each year women from across the Collin County area embark on a journey to serve their communities and develop their own leadership potential through the Junior League of Collin County. At the heart of the Junior League of Collin County’s mission is volunteerism. Comprised of nearly 1,000 women dedicated to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers, the Junior League of Collin County strives to have its mission serve as inspiration to others to embrace volunteerism and community impact.
Not only is Junior League an exceptional opportunity for on-going self development through their leadership and volunteer training, but life-long friendships are formed. Members are exposed to many needs of the community and collaborate on solutions for lasting community change. Key issue areas include family violence, literacy, health, children and youth.
Each year the Junior League of Collin County offers information sessions for prospective members to learn about the Junior League’s mission, community programs, and requirements as well as meet current members.
Thursday, May 7th, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Belk Galleria Store, RSVP
Saturday, May 30th, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., JLCC Headquarters, RSVP
Tuesday, June 9th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., JLCC Headquarters, RSVP
Saturday, June 20th, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., JLCC Headquarters, RSVP
Questions regarding membership may be sent to: MembershipInfo@jlcollincounty.org
Membership criteria are as follows:
- Must be at least 21 years old and does not have an age limit!
- Demonstrate an interest in volunteering and commitment to community service
- Sign a Statement of Agreement that outlines the responsibilities of a provisional member
- The JLCC does not require sponsorship
- Willingness to complete the provisional program which is a 10-month training course designed to equip volunteers with:
- Working knowledge of how the organization operates and impacts the community
- An understanding of your role in the organization and many opportunities to serve
- New relationships both with your provisional class and the larger membership
About the Junior League of Collin County
The Junior League of Collin County is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League of Collin County began in May 1976, as the Plano Service League, and was admitted to the Association of Junior Leagues International in February of 1984, becoming the 255th League to join. Today, membership includes nearly 1000 women from cities in Collin County, including Plano, Allen, Frisco and McKinney who value Service, Respect, and Leadership. For more information about the Junior League of Collin County please visit www.jlcollincounty.org.