The Junior League of Monmouth County is an organization of women whose goal is to create committed permanent positive change in the lives of women and children in our county through promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The JLMC has trained hundreds of volunteer members in its 70 year history and has created and developed hundreds of projects and programs in the area benefiting families. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The JLMC reaches out to women of all races, religions, and national origins who have an interest in and commitment to volunteerism. There are approximately 300 Active and Sustaining members, trained as accomplished collaborators who build coalitions, identify needs and develop effective and responsive programs to serve our community.
Founded in 1939, the JLMC started with 13 members in Red Bank.. Today the JLMC is part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, which is made up of 296 Junior Leagues in 4 countries. The 170,000 plus members of the AJLI reflect a wide range of background, interests and professional pursuits. The JLMC focuses its activities on woman and children. Active members include business owners, executives, accountants, health care professionals; stay at home mothers, and other professionals. They all share an interest in and a commitment to volunteerism.