JLNV - Keep calm and joinEligibility

The Junior League of Northern Virginia is a dynamic group of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. We encourage all women in the Northern Virginia area (including suburban Maryland and the District of Columbia) to join, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion of national origin. Any woman is invited to join who meets the following requirements:

  • You must be at least 21 years of age.
  • You must currently reside in the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.- metropolitan areas.
  • You must submit an application and payment of dues for the New Member training course.

How to join

Joining the JLNV as a New Member begins with becoming familiar with the League. Check out our frequently asked questions to learn more about the JLNV and the membership process. Should you have additional questions about becoming a member, you can contact our Recruitment Committee at However, if you are familiar with membership in JLNV, you can submit an online application to join.

Upcoming member recruitment events

The JLNV hosts a variety of recruitment events across the Northern Virginia area. These events are optional, but provide an opportunity for prospective new members to meet and socialize with current active JLNV members and get more information on the League. We encourage you to check out our events calendar to learn more about upcoming information sessions.  

Apply for membership

Thank you for your interest in JLNV. We are now taking applications for our Summer New Member class. Please submit an online application for membership.

Transfer members

Already a member of the Junior League? We welcome all Transfer Members and would love to have you be a part of the Junior League of Northern Virginia. You must first notify the League to which you currently belong that you would like to transfer to the Junior League of Northern Virginia. Your current League will begin the necessary paperwork to initiate the smooth transition into our League. Once your transfer is initiated by your current League, one of our Transfer Integration Advisors will contact you by e-mail with the necessary steps to finalize your transfer. Should you encounter any challenges with this process, please email and we will be happy to assist.

While all of our League events are open to Transfer members, our Transfer Integration Advisors also host meetings and functions specifically for Transfers. Email to find out more about upcoming Transfer Events.