We’re Hiring: Chief Operating Officer

Reports To: President, Junior League of Jackson Supervises: Controller; Administrative Assistant; all other staff Committees/Councils: Operations Council, Community Council, Fund Development Council, TOD Council, Operations Advisory, and other committees and councils as appointed by the Board of Directors (BOD). Serves as ex-officio. Submit Your Resume to: Kaitlyn Vassar, President, at president@jljackson.org and Amanda Green, President-Elect,… Read More

Junior League of Jackson Awarded Keith Tonkel Award

The Junior League of Jackson (JLJ) was awarded the Keith Tonkel Award from Operation Shoestring in recognition of our shared commitment and resolve to confront systemic inequities within our community. Additionally, two JLJ sustainers received awards for their continued commitment to Operation Shoestring, Dr. Tonyatta Hairston and Tosha Taylor, with iLead Mississippi.

JLJ Awards more than $100,000 in Grants to Jackson Public Schools

The Junior League of Jackson will award 22 grants in partnership with the Community Foundation of Mississippi’s Education Foundation Trust Fund for $104,743.71 to 13 Jackson Public Schools on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. The check presentation will take place at Spann Elementary School.   “We are grateful for this partnership with Jackson Public Schools and the Community Foundation for Mississippi,” said Bethany Smith,… Read More

JLJ Donates Half a Million Dollars to Children’s of Mississippi Hospital

Half a million dollars was donated today to the Children’s of Mississippi Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. The $500,000 donation will be used to help renovate and expand the facility. The Junior League of Jackson has been a long-time partner of Children’s Hospital and made the donation this afternoon. The project will more than… Read More

Junior League of Jackson hosts sixth annual rummage sale

With more than 9,000 items from furniture and home décor to children’s clothing, toys, and much more, the Junior League of Jackson is hosting the ultimate rummage sale featuring great deals. Learn more about this great event!

JLJ Grants Bring New Programs to JPS School

The Junior League of Jackson and the Community Foundation made a surprise visit to Power Academic and Performing Arts Complex (Power APAC Elementary) to announce the winners of this year’s Education Foundation Trust Mini-Grants. Power APAC teachers were awarded four grants, totaling $22,667.07. These grants, in addition to several others from JPS teachers, were selected… Read More