Membership Info

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Agency Membership Benefits

Connecting Our Community

* Unlimited Volunteer Recruitment and Referral services

- Our Manager of Volunteer Services will promote your volunteer needs and connect your organization with eager volunteers within our community with the following:

  • Your volunteer needs listed on our Volunteer Hub on our website www.viq.ca
  • Promotion of your volunteer requirements on our Radio Spots
  • Promotion of your agency and volunteer needs through our Newspaper Articles
  • Conduct initial interviews with potential volunteers
  • Refer potential volunteers to your agency

* Information Database Resource

  • Access Volunteer & Information Quinte's databases of Hastings & Prince Edward nonprofit organizations, consultants and media
  • Agency listings with 211 database and update yearly

* Events and Promotions

- Our Manager of Information Services will assist to heighten your visibility in Hastings & Prince Edward Counties with the following:

  • Promote your agency's activities on our Events Window and VIQ social media
  • Discount on Broadcast email services
  • Your agency brochure displayed in our office

* A link to your agency's website

  • Your logo will be displayed on our website with a link to bring individuals to your website

* Connect with local nonprofit organizations through membership in Quinte Area Volunteer Administrators (QAVA). This provides an opportunity for members to network and discuss issues relevant to the nonprofit sector.

* Consultation in Voluntary Sector Management

  • Consultation with our Coordinator of Volunteer Services about volunteer management issues

* Workshops for Professional Development

  • 20% discount on each VIQ workshop
  • Priority to our members for limited space workshops

* Volunteer Recognitions:

  • All member agencies are entitled to nominate one of their volunteers as Volunteer of the Week to receive flowers and recognition in local newspapers
  • Membered Agencies can recognize and share stories about the incredible work of their valued volunteers with a picture of the individual on our website. The individuals picture will be placed on the side bar and will be randomly selected to be highlighted on each web page
  • Ruth Burrows Volunteer Award
  • Maurice Rollins Community Leadership Award for Youth
  • Investors Group Business Person Volunteer Award

* Community Key Discount

  • Members receive a $5.00 discount off the regular $40.00 price of the Key

* Collaborate with other nonprofits

  • Members receive updates and information regarding upcoming workshops, training sessions or events held by VIQ partnership agencies

How To Become A Member

To become a member of Volunteer & Information Quinte, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered not-for-profit and/or charitable organization serving Hastings and Prince Edward Counties
  • Be actively involved in utilizing volunteers to deliver services to the community
  • Have a person (paid or unpaid) designated to coordinate and correspond with VIQ

RATES
Annual budget:
up to $100,000:                $50
$100,000 - $499,999:       $100
over $500,000:               $150

Membership applications are welcome throughout the year.  All membership applications are approved by VIQ.  You will be contacted by VIQ for a pro-rated membership fee invoice specific to your agency for the current year.  Service will commence upon receipt of this fee.  Yearly membership fees are due annually in September.