You Can Make a Difference
The Junior League of Springfield is:
affiliated with the Association of Junior Leagues International, an organization comprised of 296 member Leagues representing more than 193,000 members in four countries.
women making a difference in the Springfield community.
open to any woman 21 years of age or older.
a way to meet new people, explore new volunteer opportunities, and have fun!
We reach out to women of all races, religions and ethnicities who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism. League membership includes provisional members, active members and supporting members, called "sustainers."
An important aspect of the JLS mission is to train its members for effective participation in the community. Considerable emphasis is placed on training in areas of organization, leadership, financial management and other areas where members express an interest. Training is accomplished through the following courses:
The Membership Development course for New Members;
Leadership experience serving as JLS officers, committee chairs and in other elected positions
Workshops offered to all members
AJLI conferences and trianings.
WHO WE ARE
Our Values and Vision
Empowerment for effective community impact through training and leadership development
Diversity and inclusion of individuals, organizations and communities
Engaging interactions and partnerships with community stakeholders
Creating a positive legacy within the community
Our commitment, has remained unwavering: to develop exceptionally qualified civic leaders who can identify a community’s most urgent and pressing needs and address them with meaningful and relevant programs and initiatives that not only improve lives, but change the way people think.
READY TO LEARN MORE?
We are accepting applications for the 2019-2020 League year, which will officially kick off in September 2019.
We will hold several recruitment events in the summer of 2019, leading up to our initial training session. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to be added to our email list. You can begin receiving emails regarding upcoming meetings and volunteer opportunities immediately. This is a great way to get to know current and potential League members right away and give back to the community at the same time!