Our Mission: 

The Junior Women's League of Smithfield is a non-profit organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. 

Reaching Out Statement:
Reaching Out Statement:

The Junior Women's League of Smithfield welcomes women of all races, religions, and natural origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to volunteerism. 

Points of Interest:

The Junior Women's League of Smithfield was founded in October of 2015 when seven women came together with a common interest to serve Johnston County through volunteer work and connect with like minded women who are dedicated to improving the communities in which they live. 


Benefits of being a JWL member include: working with other women to create a positive community change, insight into community needs and strategies for solutions, access to community leaders and creative ideas, and meeting new friends!

Membership Requirements:
  • Women who are at least 22 years of age

  • Annual dues

  • Attend membership meetings held September through June

  • Contribute volunteer hours and participate in fundraisers and community projects

  • Attend Super Sunday provisional class held at the start of each service year. Beginning 2021, New members are accepted twice per service year.

2020-2021  Board of Directors

President: Sarah Edwards

President-Elect: Kelly Blanchard

VP Membership: Laura Hill

VP Public Relations: Lisa Bland

VP Community Outreach and Engagement: Erin Smith

VP Fund Development: Dawn Willcox

Treasurer: Shannon Poore

Recording Secretary: Heather Bryant

Past President: Dana Peterson