Join the Junior League

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A Legacy of Making a Difference

Do you want to improve the lives of women and children in your community? Are you passionate about volunteering? Are you interested in meeting other women in your area? Would you like to benefit from professional trainings and hands on experience?


We are looking for enthusiastic women who are committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving our community, which is the mission of all Junior Leagues. The Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc. (JLKD) accepts and trains new members all year long!  Applications are accepted from July 1- December 1 and then again from January 1-May 1.

JLKD reaches out to all women who…

  • are at least 21 years of age by the start of their New Member period.
  • have an interest in voluntarism.
  • reside in or near DuPage, Kane, Kendall or Will Counties.

Questions? Check out our Membership FAQ. Ready to get started? Complete our online application to apply now.

Top 5 Reasons to Join

1. Meet like-minded women in your community.

2. Help at-risk women and children 0-5 in your community through volunteer opportunities.

3. Receive valuable leadership training.

4. Utilize your skills and develop new ones through leadership opportunities.

5. Get to know the organizations and community partners also aligned to similar missions.

Upcoming Events.

Join us for any of these upcoming informational sessions! They offer a chance to meet JLKD members in an informal setting and learn more about what the League can offer you. If one of these events doesn’t fit your schedule, please email for a 1:1 meeting or conversation about joining. Check back here more events
Women and Wine- Roselle
Join us on Friday, August 18th, 2017 from 5:30-7:00 pm at the Lynfred Winery at 15 S. Roselle Road, Roselle, IL. This is an opportunity to visit this Lynfred’s beautiful tasting room, meet current JLKD members and hear more about what the League can offer you! RSVP here. Food will be provided by JLKD, tastings are $11 each if you wish to participate.
Coffee and Tea with JLKD- St. Charles
Connect over coffee on Sunday, August 20th from 12-2pm at The Arcedium Coffee House in St. Charles (across from Blue Goose Grocery Store) and learn more about how JLKD can benefit you! The Arcedium is located at 60 Indian Street, St. Charles, IL 60174- we’ll be in the private room immediately to the right once you enter. RSVP here.
Kendra Scott Shopping Event- Oakbrook Center
Kendra Scott is opening a store in Oakbrook Center (100 Oakbrook Center, Oakbrook) and hosting a grand opening event on Thursday, August 24th from 5-8pm with 20% of all proceeds benefiting the Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc.! This is a great way to come check out a new and fabulous addition to Oakbrook Center and learn more about what JLKD has to offer. We’ll be raising money to support community programs at the same time. No need to RSVP- just grab some friends and prepare to fall in love with Kendra Scott and JLKD!
Women and Wine- Naperville
Join us at the bar of the beautiful Meson Sabika restaurant at 1025 Aurora Ave, Naperville, IL 60540 from 7-9pm on Monday, September 11th for some appetizers and a chance to learn about all that JLKD offers. Just ask the host or hostess when you walk in to point you to the Junior League gathering. RSVP here.
Coffee and Tea with JLKD- Wheaton
Connect over coffee at newly opened My Half of the Sky Coffee House at 121 W. Wesley St. Wheaton, IL on Monday, September 18th and learn more about JLKD can benefit you! We’ll have the private space called Think Space 3 from 7-8pm. RSVP here.