Becoming a Member


Founded in 1935, The Junior League of Waco is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

If you want to improve the lives in McLennan county, train to become a better leader, and form lifelong friendships and affiliations, then JLW is the organization for you!



The Junior League of Waco is excited to offer two New Member Courses for the 2019-2020 league year! Our Spring 2019 New Member Course has already begun, but we encourage you to attend one of the recruitment sessions below to learn more about joining the JLW later this summer!

Fall 2019

Our Fall 2019 New Member Course will run July-December 2019.

If you are interested in joining our Fall 2019 New Member Course, please make plans to attend one of our social recruitments and orientation.

Social Recruitments and Important Dates:

  • Monday, March 18th at 5:30 pm at the Waco Hippodrome Hightop (then stay and attend our March General Membership Meeting!)
  • Tuesday, April 30th at 4 pm at the Clifton House (in conjunction with our Kendra Scott Trunk Show!)
  • Fall 2019 New Member Orientation: June 10th at the Clifton House
  • June 28th: Application Deadline for Fall Class
  • August 3rd: New Member Retreat

Please email to RSVP for any recruitment events or for more information!



Demonstrate an interest in volunteering. Show a commitment to community service. Prospective members must be at least 22 years of age on June 1, 2019 and reside in McLennan County and surrounding areas.



Click here to begin the application process! The application deadline for the Fall 2019 New Member Class is June 28, 2019.

If you have any questions, please email