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Interested in membership?


The Junior League of Syracuse (JLS) welcomes a new groups of women to join our membership on a rolling admissions basis. Please refer to our events page for the most up to date listing of New Member Training class days and times. For more information, email

What are the eligibility considerations?

Prospective JLS members must:

  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Possess an interest in volunteerism, a commitment to community service, and an interest in developing her potential for voluntary community participation

What are the benefits of Junior League membership?

As a JLS member you will:

  • Be empowered to improve our community through various stages of collaborations, from planning through implementation and assessment
  • Develop leadership skills through formal and experiential training
  • Participate in networking and social activities
  • Build lasting friendships
  • Utilize skills through membership and committee engagement
  • Become a part of an international organization of over 150,000 women, The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI)
  • Be eligible to transfer your membership to other Leagues

Prospective Member

    • Attend one of our recruitment events (see our events page for upcoming events)


  • Complete the New Member Application
  • Complete new member training course
  • Pay new member dues (currently $100^)
  • Sign Letter of Agreement
  • Be voted into membership upon successful completion of new member orientation, following which new members will become active members

Responsibilities of JLS membership:Active Member

  • Pay annual dues* by April 15th for the following League year beginning July 1 (currently $100^)
  • Support the JLS fundraiser(s) in the form of participation and financial support at the levels approved by membership
  • Support the new member class as needed
  • Actively participate in assigned League placement (committee, chair, or board position)
  • Attend a minimum of five general membership meetings (GMMs), held the second Tuesday of each month
  • Participate in community collaborations/projects/programs

* Payment plans available

^ Dues are subject to change & are pro-rated if you join after January of the league year (which runs July – June)