Welcome to Joliet Junior Woman’s Club

The Joliet Junior Woman’s Club (JJWC) is a not-for-profit organization serving Joliet and the surrounding community. Our group meets monthly to plan a variety of service and fundraising projects throughout the year. Our community volunteer work is focused in the following areas: Fine Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, Public Issues and International Outreach, Health, Publicity, and Hospitality.

Members are a diverse group of women of different ages and backgrounds who all share an interest in helping others while having fun.

Interested in making a difference in a woman or child's life?

Our Mission

To be a visible, viable, involved organization serving the diverse needs of the Joliet community, while creating a nurturing environment in which members can develop their potential.

General Federation of Woman’s Clubs

The Joliet Junior Woman’s Club is a member of The General Federation of Women’s Clubs, which was established in 1890. It is an organization with international affiliation dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.

Our History

The Joliet Junior Woman’s Club began in 1958. We are proud of our tradition of serving the Joliet and surrounding community.

Learn more about GFWC’s rich history by visiting GFWC here or learn more about GFWC-Illinois here.

News & Announcements

JJWC Board Painting & Informational Night

JJWC Board Painting & Informational Night Do you feel called to make a difference in your community? Then the Joliet Junior Woman's Club wants you to join! JJWC is hosting a Painting and Pizza Party for prospective new members. Come learn about our club's service...

read more

Brushes and Brews for Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Brushes and Brews for Big Brothers and Big Sisters Mentor 2.0! Join us on August 10th at the beautiful Jacob Henry Mansion where you will have your choice to paint one of the great bottle opener boards led by the crew at So Much Fun. With all...

read more

2018 Reciprocity Celebration

  Joliet Junior Woman's Club members, past presidents and honored guests recently gathered for the club's annual Reciprocity Awards and Recognition Banquet to celebrate another successful year of service! During 2017, JJWC members contributed over 300 hours of service...

read more

Membership Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Dana Gezik

Stephanie Perella I wanted to be able to contribute more to my community and I the current JJWC members were very welcoming. My favorite has been the delivering of Philanthropy checks to the our selected charities/organizations. They are so appreciative and so worth...

read more

Member Spotlight: Kris Honiotes

I first learned about JJWC when I was looking for a way to help my community. I read the website and thought it sounded like a club that I would be interested in. I then learned that a coworker was a member, and that was all that I needed to attend my first meeting. I...

read more