For more than 100 years, The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc., (JLA), has dedicated its membership to the improvement of the greater Atlanta community through direct service, advocacy, and grantmaking as a catalyst for positive change.
Annually, more than 3,000 the JLA trained members to provide more than 30,000 hours of direct volunteer service to more than 100 non-profit community-based agencies that share in our mission, vision, and values.
**For a full list of our community partners, click here.
The JLA’s focus is to improve the health, education, and welfare of women and children at risk and to make a significant impact in the areas of commercial sexual exploitation and human trafficking; early childhood education; and, generational poverty.
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JLA partners with community agencies in 4 key ways:
- Volunteer Placement
The JLA’s hallmark is our commitment to volunteerism. Our cadre of talented and trained volunteers provides hands-on assistance to qualifying partners to advance ongoing community programs addressing JLA focus areas. Since our beginning, our volunteers have contributed millions of dollars in-kind support.
- Done in A Day and Drives
The JLA organize and manage community service days and meaningful events to quickly fulfill immediate and critical needs in our community. To request for volunteers for your project, click here.
- Capacity Building
JLA offers capacity building training throughout the year to partner agencies. The training series aims to equip nonprofit agencies with skills and competencies to meet their mission and strengthen partners’ abilities to have a positive impact on the communities they serve.
- Board Bank
The JLA’s Board Bank program develops the potential of women by training them to be successful non-profit board members and by helping to match JLA members to community agencies seeking board members with the Atlanta metropolitan area. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLYING FOR PARTNERSHIP
The JLA takes applications for new partnerships and volunteer opportunities from outside agencies on a rolling basis through its Community Partner Evaluation Committee.
JLA invites all eligible nonprofit agencies to apply in two easy steps:
- Create an agency profile
- Complete community partnership application
Note: Current partner organizations (without regularly placed volunteers) do not need to resubmit applications for partnership status.
APPLYING FOR PLACEMENT
Annually, the JLA takes applications for volunteer placements. JLA invites all eligible nonprofit agencies to apply by completing the community placement application.
Note: Only agencies completing one or more years as a community partner may qualify for volunteer placement. Volunteer placement agencies must apply each year.
Questions? Contact the Community Partnership Evaluation Committee at email@example.com.