Thank you for your interest in joining the Junior League of Greater Alton. We are an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Our purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. We seek women over the age of 21, regardless of race, religion or national origin, with an interest in voluntarism and a commitment to community service.
As part of the process of becoming an active member of JLGA, all new members participate in the Provisional Training Course which runs from August through December of 2018. This course will provide you with the tools and training to best ensure your success as a Junior League of Greater Alton Member and volunteer. You will learn about Junior League, our internal procedures, our Greater Alton community, leadership development opportunities, and more as you become a trained volunteer in the Junior League of Greater Alton.
All candidates for the Provisional membership are asked to complete the following application, which will be reviewed by our Admissions/Provisional committee. Please complete and return the form no later than July 16th in order for you to participate in the Provisional Class of 2018.
For all provisional members, it is mandatory that as a provisional member you:-Attend all general membership meetings that occur on the 2nd Thursday of each month from August- December from 7-8:30 for provisional training and our general membership meeting. -Attend any additional meetings set-up for your provisional team project that your provisional year group will determine as a team to complete no later than late November 2018.- Pay the Provisional fee of $125 by the December General Membership meeting.
Once you become an active member there are yearly active commitments that are expected of each of our members.- Attend the majority of General Membership meetings which are held the 2nd Thursday of every month.- Members are placed on at least 2 Committees each year and are expected to attend those additional meetings.- Pay yearly dues of $105.00 by June General Membership Meeting.
Upon completion and review of your application, by the July 16th deadline, an invitation to our provisional mixer will be sent to you via email. This year's provisional mixer will be held on July 26th at 6 pm, at State Street Market. Our mixer will provide you the opportunity to meet other potential Provisionals as well as interact with actives in the league and ask any questions you may have about being a member.
If you have any questions or need additional information about becoming a member, please contact us by calling 618-409-1499. On behalf of the Junior League of Greater Alton, we thank you for your interest and look forward to meeting you!
* If you do not wish to become a Provisional member at this time but would like to be on our distribution list for future events please add your name and e-mail address below.
The Admissions/Provisional Committee Junior League of Greater Alton