Become a member
We are passionate about helping others.
We teach children. Mentor teen moms. Plant trees. Renovate community centers. Engage seniors. Show families how to live smart. Advocate for policies that better serve communities in our City. Organize events that raise funds for community needs. Support and train our fellow members, preparing them to be effective community volunteers. Make lasting friendships. And much, much more. Join us today!
How to become a member for the NYJL and volunteer with us
Step 1: Complete your online profile. Get Started Now!
Once you complete your profile, you will receive an email to verify your account. Click on the verification link to return to the online member portal and to proceed to the next step.
Step 2: Sign up for a new member orientation.
After verifying your account, you will be able to select an orientation date.
At new member orientation, you will learn more about the NYJL and how you can get involved. These orientations are great opportunities to learn more about the work that we do and how you can continue the application process.
Step 3: Submit your application.
After attending an orientation, you’ll get a link to the online application. Applications are reviewed continuously throughout the year and confirmations are notified by email.
Step 4: Register for your Provisional Training Course
All applicants who are accepted participate in a Provisional training course before becoming NYJL active volunteers. New training courses begin in late September and late January. Participation at all training meetings is required.
Transfer your volunteer membership
Already a member of another Junior League? Have you recently moved, or do you plan to move, to New York City? Contact your current Junior League and ask them to transfer your membership to the NYJL. We accept Transfers throughout the year. You’ll get a special advisor to help you navigate your transition. We host fun socials and weekend outings designed especially for Transfers that will help you get to know New York City.
- For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.