Junior League of Columbia

Join the JLC

Thank you for your interest in joining the Junior League of Columbia (JLC)!  The mission of the JLC is to promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women, and improve communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.  Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. 

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Provisional Year.  The next application deadline will be February 15, 2015 for the 2015-2016 League year.

To learn more about the JLC experience, visit our blog, The League Link.

Prospective Member Criteria

Prospective members must meet the following criteria to be eligible for membership with the JLC.

  • Be at least 23 years old by April 15.
  • Reside in the Midlands area.
  • Be enthusiastic and excited about making a difference!
  • Show an interest in developing her potential for community service.
  • Have one primary sponsor and two additional sponsors propose her. 
    Sponsors must be JLC Active or Sustaining members.

Provisional Member Responsibilities

The JLC trains a class of first-year members, known as Provisionals, each year starting in August to prepare them for effective community and League involvement. Provisional members complete a comprehensive training series that allows them the opportunity to develop new friendships, serve the local community, and learn about the JLC's structure and history. 

PDF Document Provisional Fact Sheet 2014-2015