Quick Facts

Through training sessions and volunteer work, JLNO provides its members with the knowledge and skills for responsible community leadership.  They gain confidence by fulfilling the organization’s mission and achieving goals in a safe and supportive environment.  Over nine decades, thousands of Metropolitan New Orleans residents have benefited from the work of Junior League volunteers, and helping others has immeasurably enriched those volunteers’ lives.

  • Founded in 1924
  • Has nearly 2,200 current members, who range in age from 25 to 102
  • Within the Active and Provisional Membership,
    • 99% are college educated
    • 89% work outside of the home
    • 82% volunteer outside of JLNO
  • Offers 100 placement opportunities for members to work in leadership on a committee
  • Provides 40 training sessions and lectures each year for its members to develop personally or professionally
  • Delivers $785,000 in annual funding to community projects and partners
  • Donates over 42,000 volunteer hours each year
  • Serves 1,800 members of the community each year
  • Partners with 260 businesses
  • Part of a network of 291 Junior Leagues comprising the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI)
  • Is the 8th largest League in the world