The Junior League of El Paso, Inc. empowers women through leadership training and development to positively impact the El Paso community. As a member, a woman can expect to gain an awareness of important social issues, build effective communication skills, participate in fundraising efforts, and accomplish significant goals through teamwork on a variety of projects. Members also develop strong, enduring friendships through their work within the Junior League and through involvement with community projects.
Who is Eligible?
Membership is available to women who are at least twenty-four (24) years of age, with an interest in voluntarism and a commitment to community service. Candidates must also have resided in El Paso for a minimum of six (6) months. The deadline for membership occurs in March of each year.
In addition, a prospective member must be sponsored by four (4) members of the Junior League, one of whom must be an Active. Prospective members are encouraged to contact the Junior League or to inform members of their interest in joining. The Junior League has many members who are willing to serve as sponsors in order to help all interested women meet this eligibility requirement.
What are the Requirements?
Membership in the Junior League of El Paso, Inc. begins with a Provisional Course. The Provisional Course is a required period of orientation that begins in May and concludes in February. The Provisional course provides education and training about the structure of the Junior League of El Paso, along with its history and role in the community. Provisional members have the opportunity to participate in volunteer activities, fundraising events, and social activities throughout the year. Successful completion of the Provisional Course prepares new members for Active membership in one of the many Junior League committees.
Time Requirements include:
- Attendance at Monthly General Meetings (1st Monday of each month from September-May)
- Attendance at Provisional Class Meetings (Monday evenings as scheduled, from May – February)
- Provisional Class Field Trips
- Christmas Fair Shifts (Up to 12 hours)
- Cookbook Shift (3 hours)
- Attendance at one JLEP Board & Council Meeting
- Provisional Class Project
Financial Requirements include:
- Provisional Course fee of $100
- Permanent Headquarters Fund Assessment of $100
- Annual Dues of $128
- General Meeting Meal Assessment of $75
- Christmas Fair Obligation of $40
- Cookbook Financial Obligation of $16
Click on link to download a Membership Application. The deadline to submit a Membership Application is March 6, 2013.
For more information please contact the Junior League of El Paso, Inc. at (915)584-3511.
Junior League of El Paso, Inc.
520 Thunderbird Drive
El Paso, Texas 79912