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
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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.
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.
$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.
VMPC only issues a refund if an error has been made.
Fill in our Membership Application Form if you are applying for VMPC membership directly and not as a member of a Provincial Affiliate organization.
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
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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We are thrilled to announce that we are launching a national award program in partnership with Better Impact. The Impact Awards will recognize the work of volunteer engagement professionals in Canada.Three individuals in each category will be selected to receive $500, $250, and $125, respectively.