FAQ

How can I become a member of Junior League of Lancaster?

Junior League of Lancaster conducts a New Member Orientation in the fall and winter of each year. Membership in Junior League is open to all women who are 21 years of age who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism. Junior League of Lancaster reaches out to women of all races, religions and national origins.

I am a member in good standing of another Junior League. How do I transfer my League membership when I move to Lancaster?

Contact the Secretary of the League you are transferring from, and she will initiate and assist you with the transfer process.

I used to be a member of the Junior League of Lancaster, but resigned in good standing. How do I reinstate my membership?

Contact the Placement Chair with your desire to reinstate your membership.

What is a New Member?

A new member is defined as a member engaged in a period of training focused on gaining exposure, along with a greater understanding of the League’s community involvement, initiatives, partners and fundraising. This process prepares new members for active status.

What is an Active Member?

Active members have completed new member orientation, requirements and have achieved Active status. Active members continue training to become effective volunteers and civic leaders. Their focus is on community partners, running the League effectively and fundraising. They maintain Active status by demonstrating volunteer service to the community and to the League by fulfilling the requirements for Active membership.

What is a Sustaining Member?

Upon achieving Active requirements, a member may transition to Sustainer status after 8 years if she chooses. A Sustaining member remains involved in League work, fundraising and serving as advisors with partners and projects.

What are the financial obligations of membership?

New Member Dues: $45
Active Dues: $110
Sustaining Dues: $80
*Payment plans are available

What are the time requirements of the Junior League of Lancaster?

Mandatory General Membership Meetings are held the first Monday of every month. Members are allowed two excused meetings every year. Additional time requirements vary based on committee placement.

Where are the Junior League of Lancaster’s headquarters?

Our headquarters are located in the carriage house of President James Buchanan’s Wheatland mansion.