Become a Member

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of Junior League of Lawton! Since 1947, the Junior League of Lawton has had the privilege of granting membership to many outstanding women. Together we have made a lasting impact on the Lawton-Fort Sill community. As we continue to be an effective partner of the community, we invite women with hearts for service to join our organization and help us make a difference in the lives of others.

The Junior League of Lawton is committed not only to promoting volunteerism and improving our community, but we are equally vested in developing the potential of women.

Those interested in joining the Junior League of Lawton must:

  • Older than 21 years on February 1st of the year she is proposed for Provisional (first- year) membership.
  • Possess an interest in developing her potential for voluntary community participation.
  • Provide two professional or business references.
  • Receive one positive recommendation from an Active or Sustaining member in good standing with any Association of Junior League International member organization. If this requirement is an issue for you please contact us so that we may discuss alternatives.

Junior League of Lawton accepts one provisional class per year. The required Provisional member year runs for approximately 8 months beginning in August and ending in May. Upon successful completion of the Provisional year, Active membership is granted to those who complete the year as Provisional Members in good standing.

 

Obligations

Although subject to change, Provisional members are required to attend several mandatory training sessions, plan and execute a community impact project, compete approximately 15 hours of volunteer service, and submit a one-time Provisional membership dues payment of $130. (45 hour commitment over the course of 9 months)

 

PROSPECTIVE MEMBER REQUIREMENTS

The Provisional Year requirements include, but are not limited to the following:

-Attendance at JLL Provisional Acceptance and Welcome Meeting

-Attendance at JLL Provisional Meetings (8 meetings)

-Attendance at JLL General Membership Meetings (9 meetings)

-Participation in Done-in-a-Day Projects and Provisional Class Philanthropy Events (12 hours)

-Participation in Community Placement (10 hours)

-Dues must be paid in full by the first provisional meeting in September 25, 2017.

(These dues are nonrefundable after 12/04/2017 should you choose to leave the provisional program.)

 

PROSPECTIVE MEMBER APPLICATION

If you are interested in applying for the 2017-18 Provisional Membership Class, please complete the application below.  Forms (provisional application and sponsor form) are due by Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

JLL 2017-18 Provisional Application

JLL 2017-18 Sponsor Form

(Applications will not be considered complete until the corresponding sponsor form is also received.)

 

Please email us at juniorleaguelawton@gmail.com if you have any questions about joining.