Dear Prospective Member,
We are delighted that you are interested in joining the Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. (JLP). The JLP has a rich tradition of service dating back to 1926. Our community reach is far and wide and is reflected in outstanding organizations such as the Armory Center for the Arts, Mothers’ Club Learning Center, the Pasadena Unified School District, the Huntington Art Gallery, and Kidspace Children’s Museum, to name a few.
We hope that you will join our membership and help us continue our tradition of community service in the greater Pasadena area and beyond.
As you consider your application, please give careful thought to our member qualifications below.
All JLP candidates should possess and demonstrate a commitment to:
· The greater Pasadena community and the JLP’s mission
· Serving our organization by volunteering your time and resources
· Developing leadership, League, and life skills
· Transitioning to Active membership after completing your Provisional course
· Positively representing the JLP in your communities
All members of the Provisional class of 2016-2017 will participate in an eight-month Provisional course designed to introduce you to the JLP, our members, our community partners, and the amazing projects we support. The curriculum includes volunteer opportunities, community events, trainings, and social gatherings. As a Provisional member, you will become part of an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
Your Provisional year will consist of class meetings held at JLP Headquarters each month. Meetings open with a light dinner and social, followed by training and activities intended to introduce you to JLP programs and projects, as well as provide you with the tools to make a difference in our community and develop lasting friendships. As a Provisional member, you will be invited to General Membership Meetings each month where membership is kept informed on the work and progress of the League.
Please see the supporting materials regarding member requirements and application form on our website here. The 2016-2017 application deadline is September 20, 2016.
If you have any questions, please reach out to our Provisional committee. We look forward to meeting you and working with you to impact lasting change in our community!
Provisional Member Committee
Junior League of Pasadena