How to Join

The Junior League 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.

We’re now recruiting members for our 2018/2019 New Member Class! Attend one of our new member recruitment events or email jle-ns@sbcglobal.net to learn more.

Download the 2018-2019 New Member form here.

2018 New Member Recruitment Events for the Junior League of Evanston-North Shore

NOTE: No registration required.

August 16, 2018 – Popsicles in the Park

3:30-5:00pm | Hubbard Woods Park, Winnetka IL

Bring your kids to the park, enjoy a popsicle and learn about the Junior League of Evanston-North Shore

Are you looking for ways to connect with other women in the North Shore and give back to the community? We are a group of women building better communities, and we would love for you to join us! Bring your children and learn more about the Junior League of Evanston-North Shore at this informal information session in the park.

August 23, 2018 – Kendra Gives Back Party

6:00-8:00pm | Kendra Scott @ Old Orchard Mall, Skokie IL

Enjoy sips, sweets, jewels and Beauty Counter

Meet some active Junior League members and learn more about our initiatives to support women and families in our community. Representatives from our New Member Committee will be on-hand to tell you more about the League and how to join. You can also shop Kendra Scott’s fabulous collection, knowing that 20% of the proceeds will benefit the Junior League of Evanston North Shore.

September 13, 2018 – Evanston Wine Walk

5:00-8:00pm | The Junior League Thrift House, 920 Chicago Ave., Evanston IL

Visit the Junior League Thrift House during Evanston’s Wine Walk

Stop by the Junior League’s Thrift House, our oldest and longest running project, for some wine, shopping, and new member information. This event is part of Evanston’s annual wine walk, where you can sample a variety of wines while visiting local businesses along the Main-Dempster Mile.

October 2018 – Sip and Shop at the Junior League Thrift House

More details available soon.

November 2018 – November Networking at the Winnetka Community House

More details available soon.

JLE-NS provides women a unique forum to develop personally and professionally while making a difference to individual lives and transforming communities.

The Junior League of Evanston-North Shore welcomes all women who are committed to making a difference in the community – and want to have fun doing so. Our membership is composed of a wonderful variety of North Shore women – we are single and married, full-time professionals and stay-at-home moms, recent college graduates and retirees. However, we all have one thing in common: we are women with a desire to volunteer and make a difference.

The Junior League is a rich, well-rounded volunteer experience. As a member you can:

* Make Connections – meet other dynamic, talented, dedicated, and fun North Shore women

* Have an Impact – Improve the lives of women, children and families in-need across the North Shore communities

* Find Flexibility – Have the opportunity to create a volunteer experience that works with your schedule and lifestyle.

* Invest in Yourself – Utilize your professional experience or explore new skills to develop new talents

Your New Member Year
New Members are encouraged to jump in and get involved. As a New Member, you will collaborate with other New Members on a community impact project. This incredibly rewarding experience will help you forge friendships and build the foundation for your JLE-NS experience. In addition, new members are required to:

* Attend monthly New Member meetings

* Attend General Membership Meetings

* Volunteer at the Thrift House, our resale shop in Evanston

Throughout the year, there are numerous opportunities for New Members to actively participate in all the JLE-NS community impact projects, fundraisers, and social events. Annual dues for new members are $133.

How can I learn more?
* Take a moment to peruse our website or check out our Annual Report see all of the amazing work Junior League members have accomplished

* Contact us with your questions and inquiries. You can email the JLE-NS office or call us at 847-441-0995.