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 communities. 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

Take Back the Night honors lives lost in Joliet

Joliet Junior Woman's Club has been a long time advocate of Will County Take Back the Night, which is an event meant to shed light on domestic violence and violence against women and children. We sponsored a table this year at the event on Thursday October...

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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...

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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...

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News & Announcements

Take Back the Night honors lives lost in Joliet

Take Back the Night honors lives lost in Joliet

Joliet Junior Woman's Club has been a long time advocate of Will County Take Back the Night, which is an event meant to shed light on domestic violence and violence against women and children. We sponsored a table this year at the event on Thursday October...

read more
JJWC Board Painting & Informational Night

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 & 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

Membership Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Karyn Charvat

I joined because my best friend from high school invited me to a meeting in 2002! I could instantly tell I had a connection not only to the ladies, but to service and to volunteering in general. I joined at my first meeting. Hard question as I’ve loved so many! Would...

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Member Spotlight: Kim Vogen

About 6 years ago a friend of mine was doing good for the community and I wanted to help. I had a daughter going off to college soon. I wanted to do something good with the community with my free time. The 1st meeting I went to all the ladies were so welcoming. I had...

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Member Spotlight: Katrina Nolan

I used to work in communications for the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Will County Children’s Advocacy Center. One day I was asked to take photos when JJWC stopped by to deliver the philanthropy check to the CAC. I thought it was so cool how our...

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