The Junior League of Fort Smith

Empowering women to act as agents of social change since 1960.

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Benefits & Requirements of Membership

**WE HAVE CLOSED RECRUITMENT FOR NEW MEMBERS TO JOIN THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF FORT SMITH FOR THE 2019 - 2020 YEAR! ** 


Registration for the 2020-2021 year will open in early Spring 2020 and the application to apply for membership will become available then! Please contact us sooner if you are interested. 


Membership within the Junior League of Fort Smith provides many benefits. Our members routinely report that their greatest satisfaction comes from making a positive contribution to the Fort Smith community. Our mission is to empower women through leadership training while also making a positive impact on the current foster care crisis in the Fort Smith area. 


In joining, you can expect to find yourself learning more about the Fort Smith community, yourself, and how to better help others. And you can do so all while building  meaningful relationships within a diverse group of dedicated, talented women.


As a member, you will receive training and experience that can sharpen your skills in areas such as public speaking, public relations, graphic design, marketing, budgeting, facilitation, team building, fundraising, advocacy, volunteer coordination, and program development. This can help better you as a volunteer and, in turn, better the Fort Smith community. In fact, when interviewed, most of our members report that their membership  also betters their personal relationships, job skills, and much more!


Women desiring to join the Junior League of Fort Smith should:                                


-Show interest in voluntarism with a commitment to community service,

-Be 22 years of age or older and live in the nearby area,

-Complete new member application, AND

-Demonstrate ability to meet the requirements:  which includes attending meetings, financial commitments, other and placement responsibilities. 

How to Join

We recruit new members on an annual basis, beginning in early Spring. of each year. New member applications will be available then in early 2020. 


If you are interested in joining the Junior League of Fort Smith, please contact us at any time to receive more information. 

2020 - 2021 New Member Application will be available in EARLY SPRING 2020!

Files coming soon.