JLNVB membership is open to all women who are at least 21 years old and demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism.  JLNVB hosts a variety of recruitment events across South Hampton Roads.  Check out our Facebook or events page to learn more about upcoming recruitment events.  These events provide an opportunity for prospective new members to meet and socialize with current active JLNVB members and explore this service and personal development opportunity.  We encourage you to read about our League’s initiatives and membership requirements in the membership packet. The 2020-2021 League year membership application is available here.   Please contact the Recruitment Chair with questions.  Thank you for your interest in our League

Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach, Inc. was founded in 1925 with a rich history of volunteer service.  For over 90 years, the JLNVB has provided its members with training, leadership skills, and the opportunities to make a difference in the lives of citizens throughout South Hampton Roads.  Today, it is a diverse group of dedicated women working to make a positive impact on South Hampton Roads by focusing on the health and education of women and children.  As a nonprofit, its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.  The JLNVB welcomes all women who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism and leadership.

The JLNVB has more than 300 New Member, Active, and Sustaining members.  Our membership is a diverse group of women who celebrate one another’s strengths and unique identities.  Each year, members provide over 1,000 hours of service to various events and organizations.

The JLNVB is part of a larger organization: the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI).  AJLI includes almost 300 Junior Leagues throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and England, consisting of approximately 200,000 women, all striving for positive change in their communities.


  • Be a catalyst for positive change through serving the South Hampton Roads community
  • Directly impact the community and work closely with other community organizations and leaders
  • Numerous opportunities to learn new leadership skills, such as chairing committees, planning and organizing league events, and mentoring
  • Develop personally and professionally through our national, regional and local training opportunities
  • Opportunities to engage and network with like-minded women and pursue common interests
  • New friends and opportunities for continued growth and fulfillment
  • League membership is transferable throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and England


We are so excited to have you join our wonderful organization.  To make it easier we now have an option to pay the New Member Course Fee online.  Just click here, select “Make Reservation” and it will take you to the payment page.