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Membership

  • VMPC members are committed to competence and effective leadership in the administration of volunteer resources across Canada.
  • Individual membership shall be open to all salaried and non salaried persons who administer volunteer resources.
  • Membership in the Association shall be open to persons interested in furthering the goals of the Association.
  • Memberships paid for by organizations are transferable in cases of personnel change.  Memberships paid for by individuals are not transferable.
  • Members who are 30 days in arrears will be contacted by the Chair of Membership Services or the Treasurer. Members who are 60 days in arrears will be dropped from the membership database.

Membership Benefits

  • Professional and credible recognition with the only National professional association for those working in the field of Volunteer Management
  • National and international networking opportunities
  • Discount for the Certified in Volunteer Administration (CVA) credential – an internationally recognized standard in the profession
  • Subscription to the Canadian Journal of Volunteer Resources Management (CJVRM)
  • E-Communiqués and e-newsletters that keep members up-to-date on profession related information.
  • 10% discount at Doing Good which is a Canadian Company for recognition gifts. Free shipping on orders over $150. Use Promo Code VMPC10
  • Discounts for National conferences and educational opportunities
  • National voice at forums and round table discussions
  • Nationally recognized Professional Code of Ethics
  • 3-month free trial for Charity Republic, Canadian volunteer management software. Check it out at: www.charityrepublic.com. Use promo code VMPC
  • Access to Members-only section of the website which includes Resource tools, Member Directory, Job Postings and Member’s Forum
  • Resources and support for the National Occupational Standards and the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement
  • 5% discount at Bargains Group which is a Canada’s favourite discount wholesaler of promotional products, clothing, t-shirt printing, accessories, gifts, bedding and linen, personal hygiene products, toys, gifts, and more. Home of the famous $2.00 T-shirt & .50 Socks and over 50,000 other great items at up to 80% off! With every purchase, you will receive a case of free donations from their Full Circle Donation Program. Use Promo Code VMPC or call 1-877-868-5655 to start your order.

Membership Categories

ACTIVE

Any person, working in the field of volunteer resources management may apply for Active membership status.

Any person that is a member in good standing of a provincial association who has an affiliation agreement with VMPC may apply for membership via the affiliate.  Affiliate members receive the same advantages as Active members and a VMPC membership fee discount.

HONORARY

Historically, an Honorary membership may have been granted to individuals in recognition of outstanding service to the Association. This form of membership has been discontinued.

Membership Fees and Procedures

The VMPC Membership year is from April 1 - March 31st.  If you obtain membership through an affiliate with a different membership year, your membership with VMPC will follow your affiliate association's membership year.

Individual Member

  • $80.00 (Canadian)

Affiliate Member (Must be registered through one of VMPC's Affiliate Groups)

  • $45.00 (Canadian) - For Affiliates that make VMPC membership optional
  • $40.00 (Canadian) - For Affiliates that make VMPC membership mandatory


Individual membership fees are due on April 1st of each year.
Individual members joining VMPC between October 1st and December 31st will receive their membership at half price for the remaining portion of that membership year. Individual members joining VMPC on or after January 1st will pay the full membership amount but will have their membership extended to March 31st of the following membership year.

Refund Policy

VMPC only issues a refund if an error has been made.

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Become a Member

New Members

Fill in our Membership Application Form if you are applying for VMPC membership directly and not as a member of a Provincial Affiliate organization.

Affiliate Members

Please contact your Provincial Affiliate directly and follow their membership application process.  Once you become an active member of the organization and have requested VMPC membership as well (some affiliates do include VMPC membership automatically for all their members) they will forward your information to us.  Your VMPC membership will then be activated.  If you are unsure how to best contact your Provincial organization, please email 

Active Members

Renew your membership or change your membership information online by logging into your Members Only page.  When your VMPC membership is obtained and renewed via a Provincial affiliate, the renewal information will automatically be forwarded to us.

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Log into your Members Only page to update your information.