Requirements

The Junior League of Hartford is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

According to the bylaws of the Junior League of Hartford, "Prospective members shall have attained the age of 21 years, shall be only women, shall reside in the greater Hartford area at the time of admission to Provisional membership, and shall possess an interest in voluntarism and a commitment to community service. A prospective member shall be considered for membership based on her commitment to voluntarism without regard to religion, race, color, ancestry, national origin, or physical or mental disability."

Provisional Member Requirements:

• Attend 4 (of 8) Provisional meetings
• Attend 4 (of 9) General Membership Meetings
• Donate merchandise in the amount of $100 to our thrift shop, The Clothes Horse
• Volunteer 3 hours at The Clothes Horse
• Fulfill financial obligation of $195 ($145 member dues plus $50 course fee)
• Earn 7 JLH "Points" in one of the following ways
  • Participate in the Fall and Spring Provisional Projects (3 points each)
  • Attend extra Provisional or General Membership Meetings (1 point each)
  • Attend Special Events (1 point each)
  • Participate in JLH or online AJLI trainings (varies)
  • JLH organized Community Volunteering (1 point per hour volunteered)
  • Extra Clothes Horse shifts (1 point per hour)
  • Annual or Endowment Fund Donation (1 gift = 1 point, $5 minimum for Annual Fund, $25 minimum for Endowment Fund) 

Active Member Requirements:

• Attend 4 (of 9) General Membership Meetings
• Participate on a Committee (1 point given, but participation is a requirement)
• Donate merchandise in the amount of $100 to The Clothes Horse
• Volunteer 3 hours at the Clothes Horse
• Fulfill financial obligation of $145 in member dues
• Earn 11 JLH "Points" in one of the following ways
  • Participate on a committee (1 point)
  • Attend extra General Membership Meetings (1 point each)
  • Attend Special Events (1 point each)
  • Participate in JLH or online AJLI trainings (varies)
  • JLH organized Community Volunteering (1 point per hour volunteered)
  • Extra Clothes Horse shifts (1 point per hour)
  • Annual or Endowment Fund Donation (1 gift = 1 point, $5 minimum for Annual Fund, $25 minimum for Endowment Fund)