New York Junior League Wins the 2023 AJLI Leadership Development Award

The New York Junior League is thrilled to announce that it has won the 2023 AJLI Leadership Development Award for its Volunteer Education and Training (VET) program. This award was granted by the AJLI in acknowledgment of the New York Junior League’s exemplary efforts to develop the potential of League Members to be effective community […]

A Spotlight on the 2023 Forever Green Celebration

On Monday, May 19, the New York Junior League held its 2023 Forever Green Celebration. This reception is hosted annually to commemorate members’ arrival at key membership milestones, including 5 years of membership, 10 years of membership, 15 years of membership, 20 years of membership, and more – ranging all the way to 50 years […]


“Life Through Another Lens” features stories of NYJL members, in their own words, to shed light on how we experience the world and the NYJL through different lenses informed by our individual identities. In this edition, NYJL Member Noreen Okarter reflects on what drew her to the League, her favorite League memories, and more. Noreen […]

Senior Manager of Development Job Description

Location: New York, NY Industry: Nonprofit             Full-Time Exempt Reports to Executive Director   Organization The New York Junior League (NYJL) assists women, children and families in need by supporting the organizations that serve them through hands on programming and capacity building. The NYJL is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the […]

The New York Junior League’s Work with Seniors

  Over the last six decades, the New York Junior League’s work with seniors has taken many forms. Beginning in 1958, this work all started with the Library by Mail project, which mailed books to the homebound. In 1973, the NYJL published the “Senior Summary,” a newsletter which grew into a newspaper with an estimated […]