Requirements for Junior League of Wichita Members
Our Actives and New Members participate in a sliding scale of requirements that incorporate a mix of their placements and a community credit menu.
The 2011 - 2012 Community Credit Menu
Members may use the following options to complete their Community Credits requirement. These options include any participation with the League's community projects, all League training events, League fundraisers or volunteering at one of the approved community agencies for the current League year.
- Done in a Day Projects (DIAD): Any volunteer shift designated by the DIAD Committee.
- Smiles and Tiles: Any volunteer shift at the Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County designated by the Smiles and Tiles Committee.
- Wishing Wellness: Any volunteer shift at Downtown Day Care Center designated by the Wishing Wellness Committee.
- League Training – Any internal training offered to the entire membership by the Training Committee.
- Non-Profit Chamber of Commerce Training – Any training course offered, as listed here: www.nonprofitchamberks.org/events.html. Register as a member; limited number of scholarships available. Contact: (316) 440-6744 or NPCOS@NonprofitChamberKS.org
- Cookbook- Any volunteer shift designated by the Cookbook Committee.
- Pinches & Dashes - Any volunteer shift designated by the Pinches & Dashes Committee.
Approved Agencies for 2011-2012 for Community Opportunities
Dress for Success – Volunteers will assist with the Professional Women’s Group by helping to serve meals and clean up, act as a personal shopper, assist in their Career Center and help organize clothing donations.
Days/Times: Daytime and evenings
Boys and Girls Club of Sedgwick County – Volunteers will help tutor in the homework room after school, read to kids, help coach a team assist with Days for Kinds in September or other special events throughout the year.
Days/Times: Daytime, evenings and weekends
Fundamental Learning Center – Volunteers will help tutor, working with special events throughout the year and other volunteer opportunities as they come up during the week days pertaining specifically to: teacher training activities, garden parties, preparing teaching materials, prep for open houses and garden party and help with mailings.
Days/Times: Varied days and evenings
Judge Riddel Boys Ranch – Volunteers will assist staff in planning and preparing meals and other services currently provided by Gourmet Guy cooking classes. Volunteers can also assist with the Reading at the Ranch book clubs.
Days/Times: Monday through Friday, afternoons and evenings
Special Olympics – Volunteers will assist staff at events offered throughout the year. Duties will vary depending on event and availability. Yearly events include: Polar Plunge, monthly Special Olympics competitions, Law Enforcement Torch Run and Young Athletes events.
Days/Times: Various including weekends
The Treehouse – Volunteers will assist with completing sales receipts as moms shop in the store areas, interact with families, straighten the store, sort donations, repackage diapers or make formula and help with childcare.
Days/Times: Monday through Thursday, 10am-3pm, First Saturday of each month, 10am-12:15pm; arrangements can be made after business hours to accommodate a larger group upon request
Youthville – Volunteers will assist with foster family child care the first Thursday evening of the month, tidy up stock and maintain storage area, assist staff with supervision of children waiting for appointments, sort and stock donated items and assist with seasonal events. Volunteer opportunities also available for groups.
Days/Times: Week days, weekends and evenings