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.

If you interested in joining the JLC click here and our Admissions Chair will respond to your inquiry. 

Prospective Member Application

The application for the 2018-2019 Provisional Class is now closed. 

Follow these easy steps to apply for membership.

  1. Submit the Online Prospective Member Application. 
  2. Find one (1) JLC main sponsor and two (2) JLC secondary sponsors, and have them submit the JLC Sponsor Form on your behalf. This form is located on the member side of the website under the Membership/Admissions tab. Your sponsor may also pick up a paper copy at League Headquarters. Your application will not be approved until the Admissions Chair receives this form from your main sponsor.
  3. Once your application and sponsor form are completed and approved, you will pay your provisional course fee and membership dues online. You will receive an email with payment instructions upon approval of your membership.

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. 

Find out more about the requirements, dates, and deadlines for the JLC Provisional Course by viewing the Provisional Fact Sheet below.

PDF Document Provisional Fact Sheet 2017-2018