Thank you for your interest in joining the Junior League of Arlington!

We are a dynamic and diverse group of women who are dedicated to benefitting our community through inventive and purposeful voluntarism.

We invite you to attend any of our new member events to learn how we are aiming to positively impact the community, specifically through our abuse prevention projects and programs. For an updated list of events, please contact


Membership Criteria

  • Be at least 21 years of age as of June 1, 2017.
  • Complete an application and sign the new member contract that outlines the commitment and responsibilities of a new member.
  • Have one (1) Proposing Sponsor (either an Active or a Sustainer in good standing) OR provide two (2) letters of recommendation from non-family members, such as a minister, representative of another nonprofit, or an employer.
  • Complete an interview with an Admissions or Recruitment Committee member. Contact to schedule an interview.

The New Member Course is designed to introduce you to the JLA and prepare you for active membership. Upon completion of the New Member Course, you will become an Active member of the Junior League of Arlington, equipped with the following:

  • A working knowledge of how the Junior League of Arlington operates and the means in which it IMPACTS the community.
  • An understanding of your role within the Junior League of Arlington and the many opportunities to SERVE Arlington and surrounding communities.
  • New RELATIONSHIPS with your class and the membership at large.

Financial Commitment 

Annual Dues:$150

Course Fee:$100

JLA T-Shirt:$15


Welcome to the Junior League of Arlington! If you are moving to Arlington, Mansfield, Grand Prairie, or any of the DFW mid-cities and are interested in becoming a part of our league, we would love to have you join us! Comprised of more than 450 members, we are women working to improve our North Texas communities.

Transfer members are introduced to the Junior League of Arlington via the Placement Committee and our Member at Large. The Transfer Program is ongoing – you may transfer at any time into the Junior League of Arlington. Transfer members are accepted regardless of how many years of service you have completed in your previous league(s). In addition, we look forward to providing you with the opportunity to build new relationships with other transfers and league members. Opportunities include committee meetings, working on fundraisers, and attending social events.

Once you have decided to join the JLA, contact your current league to initiate your transfer. Your current league is then responsible for submitting your paperwork to the JLA Office Manager. If you have questions regarding the transfer process, please contact our Office Manager, Shirley Estrada, at After your paperwork is received, the Office Manager will contact you to let you know the process is complete.

A member of the JLA Placement Committee and our Member at Large will then contact you. Your assigned Placement Advisor will be your resource for information and getting settled in JLA. She will advise you of the committees that you may consider joining and the requirements you will need to complete for the remainder of the League year.