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Spark Board

Applications for the 2019-2020 Spark Board are closed. Check back in summer 2020 to apply for the 2020-2021 Spark Board!

Let’s SPARK something!

As a member of the Spark Board, young women will learn what it takes to become a leader in our community and work directly with Junior League of Pensacola members and today’s community leaders. Through this training, Spark Board members will learn leadership skills, professionalism, self-esteem, as well as other valuable skills.

What to expect

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Gain valuable training and skills
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Unique volunteer experience to showcase on college and scholarship applications
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Collaborate with other high school women from across the community
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Grow and develop as both a leader and volunteer

The Junior League of Pensacola (JULEP) is excited to recruit the 1st annual Spark Board, selecting high school junior and senior female leaders in our community to serve a one-year term (October 2019 – May 2020). The Spark Board provides a foundation of volunteerism and offers the opportunity for Spark Board members to gain an understanding of the impact JULEP has on the Pensacola community, with the opportunity to apply for a $1,000 JULEP Scholarship.

As a member of the Spark Board, young women will learn what it takes to become a leader in our community and work directly with Junior League of Pensacola members and today’s community leaders. Through this training, Spark Board members will learn leadership skills, professionalism, self-esteem, organizing for effective community impact, as well as many other valuable skills. Spark Board members will have opportunities to volunteer at key JULEP events and projects throughout the community, as well as develop a philanthropic project for JULEP to execute. In addition to working alongside JULEP members, the participants will have the benefit of interacting with other young women their age from across the community.

Jamie Mears

The Junior League of Pensacola saw a need in the community to engage our youth in the important role of philanthropy and we are looking forward to being able to provide this opportunity.

Jamie Mears
Chair, 2018-2019, Research, Evaluation, and Development (RED) Committee
Jamie Mears

The Spark Board aims to inspire young women in our community to promote volunteerism and build their skills to become our future leaders.

Jamie Mears
Chair, 2018-2019, Research, Evaluation, and Development (RED) Committee
Jamie Mears

We, as a League, are very excited to bring this initiative to the community and get young women involved in our mission.

Jamie Mears
Chair, 2018-2019, Research, Evaluation, and Development (RED) Committee

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

The Junior League of Pensacola welcomes all women who value our mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities

RED Committee

The Spark Board was initiated by the Research, Evaluation, and Development Committee (RED) of JULEP. RED’s role in the League is to assess the needs of the League both internally and externally and to develop a strategic plan for new projects, fundraisers, and initiatives. This committee will oversee the Spark Board curriculum.

JULEP Overview

JULEP was established in 1956 by a group of visionary women committed to serving the community in a volunteer capacity. Today, JULEP has nearly 450 diverse members, both active and sustaining, and remains committed to developing the potential of women as leaders and volunteers in charitable causes that improve our local community. JULEP and the Association of Junior Leagues International reach out to women of all races, religions, and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to volunteerism.

The Junior League of Pensacola is searching for determined, ambitious, and bright young women looking to Spark their interest in becoming tomorrow’s leaders