Our Misison

The Junior League of Amarillo 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.

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Why Join?

Are you looking for a way to meet new friends, give back to the community and grow as a leader? The Junior League of Amarillo (JLA) might be a great fit for you!

JLA STATISTICS – 

Currently, the Junior League of Amarillo is a network of 119 Active women and 529 Sustaining women.  By joining JLA, you will become a Provisional member (new member), where you will gain valuable training in leadership and community volunteerism.  You will join a group of women seeking to make an impact on their community.

Eligibility to Join JLA:

JLA welcomes Provisionals once a year.  JLA runs our organization similar to a school calendar year (June-July).  We accept application for membership until June 30th for the following calendar year.  We hold several social events and informational in the Spring.  Please contact our Membership Development Chair, Megan Zanchettin, megan.zanchettin@gmail.com for more information, or click the Informational Events tab.

There are a few requirements you must meet to become a member:

  • 22 Years of Age per JLA Bylaws, Article IV, Section 2
  • Reside within the Amarillo Metropolitan area or surrounding counties
  • Interest in voluntarism
  • Commitment to community service
  • Interest in developing her potential for voluntary community participation

 

Sponsorship:

Per the current JLA By-Laws, each Provisionals member is required to have two active and/or sustaining members sponsor their membership.  You can either obtain these women’s sponsorship yourself, or we will introduce you to two amazing women that can’t wait to get to know you!  Please let the Membership Development Chair know you need to obtain sponsorship when you turn in your membership application.  Click here for the Sponsor Indent Form.

 

How to Apply:

The Junior League of Amarillo Membership Application is here.  Please bring this to an informational meeting, dropping it by the Shelton-Houghton House during regular business hours, mail it to:

Junior League of Amarillo
c/o Membership Development Chair
1700 S. Polk
Amarillo, Texas 79102

Or email it to megan.zanchettin@gmail.com