New Member Requirements

We are excited to get to know you and serve our city together.The following list includes tentative requirements for the upcoming provisional year:

FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS

1st Payment of $145 (May 1, 2016)

Local Dues: $77, AJLI Dues: $53, Provisional Training Expense: $15

2nd Payment of $110 (June 1,2016)

Retreat Fee: $40; Community Bus Tour Fee: $40, Reception: $30

3rd Payment of $130 (September 1,2016)

2 Simply Serving cookbooks: $15 each; Special Function Fee: $50, Provisional Project: $50

4th Payment of $100 (late September/early October 2016)

DTH ticket obligation: $75: DTH t-shirt: $25

If additional fundraising activities, fees or quota changes are approved by the membership during the year, Provisional members will be required to participate and make the appropriate adjustments. There are also miscellaneous expenses that may arise throughout the year, including meals, donations, or optional purchases.

MEETING REQUIREMENTS

Attend Provisional meetings (May 2016-- April 2017) usually one per month as scheduled.

Attend monthly Junior League of Waco, Inc., General Membership meetings (September 2016 - April 2017, usually second Monday of the month). According to JLW Membership Policies, Article I, Criteria for Admission, Section A. Provisional Candidate 3. Provisional Requirements, a), Provisional members shall be required to attend Provisional meetings and General meetings. A Provisional member may have no more than two absences from required Provisional meetings and no more than two absences from required General meetings during the Provisional year. A Provisional member with three absences may petition the Board of Directors in person for an additional assignment in lieu of resigning or repeating the provisional course. The Board of Directors’ decision will be final.

2. Attend one Junior League of Waco, Inc., Board of Directors meeting (June 2016- March 2017, usually the first Tuesday of the month).

3. Attend one each of the five Councils’ meetings (Administration, Community, Finance, Fund Development, and Human Resources).

**Please note that all requirements must be completed by March 31, 2017 unless otherwise specified**

C. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Attend Provisional Tea on September 16th, 2016.

2. Attend Provisional Retreat.

3. Attend Community Bus Tour.

4. Attend at least one training opportunity made available by the Training Committee.

5. Observe at least four placement opportunities, one being a Deck the Halls Holiday Gift Market general committee meeting. The DTH general committee meeting observation is to be completed prior to October 31, 2016.

6. Work three, three-hour shifts at DTH, one being during an official DTH event, one on Saturday, November 5, 2016 or Sunday, November 6, 2016, and one of your choosing.

7. Work with Provisional classmates to plan and implement a community service project (attendance at planning meetings and implementation workshops required). The expectation is that each provisional will work 7-10 hours, as specified following the selection of the project.

8. Work one, three-hour shift at Clifton House, the Junior League of


Attend one Junior League of Waco, Inc., Board of Directors meeting (June 2015 - March 2016, usually the first Tuesday of the month).

Attend at least three assigned committee meetings.

Attend one of each of the five Junior League of Waco, Inc., Council meetings (Administration, Community, Finance, Fund Development and Human Resources).

All requirements must be completed by March 31, 2016, unless otherwise specified.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Attend Provisional Tea (traditionally before the September General Membership Meeting).

Attend Community Bus Tour.

Attend Retreat.

Attend at least one training opportunity made available by the Training Committee.

Observe at least four placement opportunities, one being a Deck the Halls Holiday Gift Market general committee meeting by the scheduled date of the gift market.

Work three, three-hour shifts at DTH, one being at an official DTH event, One on Saturday, October 31 ,2015 or Sunday November 1, 2015 and one of your choosing.

Work with Provisional classmates to plan and implement a community service project - (attendance at planning meetings and implementation workshops required). The expectation is that each provisional will work 7-10 hours.

Work one, three-hour shift at Clifton House, the Junior League of Waco, Inc., headquarters (Spring or Fall - cleaning, planting, organizing, &/or garage sale, etc.).

Thank you for your interest in the Junior League of Waco.