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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.

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Spring 2018:

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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
  • Build lifelong friendships while meeting other professional women
  • Develop personally and professionally through our volunteer training opportunities
  • Be part of a global impact 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 of her join year. No member sponsorship is required to join JL Boston — just an interest in 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.

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 pay dues and fees totaling $380 ($260 in dues in addition to a General Membership Meeting fee of $30 and a new member course fee of $90).

Enrollment Process
The enrollment period for the 2018-2019 year is now open. Enrollment is open for new members once per year between April 1 and June 1. If you are interested in joining our 2018-2019 new member class, please complete our New Member Form. You will later be prompted to pay dues and fees as well as submit a CORI form. If you have any questions, please reach out to membership@jlboston.org.


Transferring Your Membership to JL Boston

JL Boston volunteers and program participants at Kids in the KitchenAlready 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 to all incoming transfers, in addition to any applicable prorated dues. Membership commitments are determined by JL Boston based on the date of transfer.

Questions? Email the Junior League of Boston or call (617) 536-9640.

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 interested in making a commitment to volunteering in the greater Boston area, please join us!