Membership

Are you interested in…

Making a difference in a woman or child’s life?

Assisting those less fortunate in our community?

Planning a fundraising event?

Meeting a group of dedicated women and making new friends?

If you answered YES, then the Joliet Junior Woman’s Club is for you!!

Being a Part of JJWC

Any woman with the desire to promote the objectives of the Club is eligible for membership. Yearly dues are $50 for general members and $55 for associate members.

Led by a chairperson, our members have the opportunity to participate in service projects in the following areas:

Fine Arts– works to promote the creative and performing arts and the role of women in the arts. Projects that fall under the Fine Arts committee include:

  • Creating art through photography, painting, music, literature, poetry, drama and craft projects.
  • Supporting events at local museums.
  • Motivating youth to explore the arts.
  • Volunteering at local theaters.
  • Creating decorations for club projects and fundraisers.

Conservation-establishes and implements environmental awareness programs. Conservation projects might include:

  • Participating in spring and fall plantings at local community centers.
  • Collecting items to be reused and recycled.
  • Supporting neighborhood beautification and park preservation efforts.

Education-works to promote literacy, continuing education, and the better understanding of learning disabilities. Education projects might include:

  • Creating and maintaining a lending library at community organizations.
  • Awarding scholarships to college students.
  • Establishing volunteer reading programs at local schools.
  • Tutoring area students.

Home Life-focuses on women’s issues and family economics. It covers a compilation of programs from women and seniors to the homeless. Home Life projects might include:

  • Providing clothing, food, and monetary donations to local shelters.
  • Hosting a self-defense seminar.
  • Collecting blankets to be distributed at local shelters.
  • Adopting a needy family.
  • Organizing a garage sale for a fundraiser.

Public Issues & International Outreach-works to heighten community awareness of such critical issues as violence prevention, community safety, citizen responsibilities and the importance of community partnerships. Projects might include:

  • Participating in Take Back the Night.
  • Encouraging voter registration within the club and in the community.
  • Serving meals at local shelters.

Health-focuses on community welfare, safety, health and fitness. Health projects might include:

  • Organizing blood drives.
  • Organizing car seat safety checks.
  • Participating in walks for causes, such as Relay for Life.

Publicity-works to inform the community about Club projects and upcoming events. Publicity projects might include:

  • Compiling the club’s media book.
  • Submitting press releases to local newspapers and radio stations about club events.
  • Designing flyers and distributing them in the community.
  • Advertising in local newspapers for events and fundraisers.

Hospitality-coordinates programs at general meetings and act as hostess. Hospitality projects might include:

  • Selecting venues for monthly meetings.
  • Facilitating new members and making them feel comfortable at meetings.

We’d love to see you at a meeting! To learn more about joining Juniors, please complete the form below: