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Membership Informational Open Houses

A great way to learn about the league is through our Membership Informational Open Houses! There will be four Open Houses this year in various locations around the Portland Metro area. Open Houses are a great opportunity for prospective members to learn more about JLP membership from a myriad of current members. Attendance is highly encouraged for anyone interested in submitting an application for membership. Applications will be available in early May.

This year, the JLP will host four Open Houses. The dates are as follows:

Sunday, April 7 10:30 am-12:30 pm Vancouver, WA  Click HERE to register

Saturday, April 20 Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Tigard, OR Click HERE to register

Tuesday, April 30 Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Architectual Heritage Center, Click HERE to register

The fourth location’s date and time is currently TBD The University Club; Registration details to open shortly

The Committee would love to hear from you with any questions! Please reach out at

We look forward to meeting each and every one of you!

About the Junior League of Portland

In 1910, Gretchen Corbett convinced her sewing group and other friends to join her in founding the Junior League of Portland. As an original member of the first Junior League in New York City in 1901, Gretchen knew the rapidly growing Portland community would also need a group of trained women volunteers to address issues in the community as they arose.

Today, the Junior League of Portland (JLP) is the fourth oldest League in the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) and the first on the west coast. Since that time, JLP has provided countless volunteer hours to improving the community, launched much needed programs and initiatives to protect the underserved, and prepared generations of local women for a lifetime of civic leadership.We are devoted to:

  • Effecting change within our communities
  • Training and developing civic leaders
  • Promoting voluntarism

We warmly welcome women of all races, religions, and national origins who demonstrate an interest in voluntarism, a commitment to community service, and an interest in developing their potential to better serve the Portland community.