Join JL Boston

Stephanie Lincoln Lerner and Brittany Williams, co-chairs of the 2017-2018 Little Black Dress Initiative program which raised over $20,000 to support homeless women and children in Boston. In this photo they are wearing their Little Black Dresses and smiling in front of a red backdrop

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JL Boston Members receive CPR training from the Boston EMS at our headquarters.

Benefits of Membership 

  • Be a catalyst for change through serving the Greater Boston community 
  • Directly impact the community and work closely with other community organizations 
  • Develop personally and professionally through our volunteer training opportunities  
  • Build lifelong friendships while meeting other change-maker women 
  • Be part of a global community of volunteers as part of the Association of Junior Leagues International 

Eligibility and Admission for Membership 

To be eligible to join the Junior League of Boston (JL Boston) as a New Member, a woman must be 21 years old as of July 1 the year she joins. No member sponsorship is required to join JL Boston — just an interest in personal development, volunteer service, and dedication to our mission and community focus. Any woman who meets these criteria and agrees to fulfill the commitments outlined below is warmly welcomed. Our member year starts July 1st! 

JL Boston members at one of our 2018 Salon Series trainings, with speaker Trish Gannon, Executive Vice President, Finance & Planning, and Chief Financial Officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston

New Member Commitments 

New members attend General Membership Meetings and monthly new member meetings, participate in community placements and trainings, attend social events and actively participate in fundraising initiatives for the League. New members commitments for the 2023-2024 year will be announced in April. ! Sign up for our mailing list today to be notified when we start accepting new members for next year. 

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Transferring Your Membership to JL Boston

JL Boston volunteers and program participants at Kids in the Kitchen, one of the community programs where members can volunteer and which your donations support

Already a member of a Junior League? JL Boston welcomes any New Member, Active or Sustaining member in good standing to transfer to JL Boston. JL Boston charges a small transfer fee for all incoming transfers, in addition to any applicable prorated dues. Membership commitments are determined by JL Boston based on the date of transfer. Your current League must initiate the transfer request and we advise you to start by contacting your current or most recent League. 

Questions? Email the Junior League of Boston or reach out to your current League to initiate the transfer. 

JL Boston welcomes all women who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities. If you are committed to volunteering in the greater Boston area, please join us!