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!

Spring 2020

Our Spring 2020 New Member Course will run January-May 2020.

If you are interested in joining our Spring 2020 New Member Course, please make plans to attend one of our social recruitments and orientation.

Social Recruitments and Important Dates:

  • Monday, October 7th 5:30 pm at the Waco Hippodrome Hightop (then stay and attend our October General Membership Meeting!)
  • Sunday, November 3rd at 2:30 pm in the upstairs lobby of the convention center following Deck the Halls
  • Monday, November 18th at 5:30 pm – Potential New Member Informational at the Clifton House
  • Wednesday, December 18th: Application Deadline for Spring Class

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 Spring 2020 New Member Class is December 10, 2020.

If you have any questions, please email