Volunteer Recruitment and Membership

   

Are you an organization serving Peel region and looking for Volunteers to;

 

… help deliver your community programs or services?

 

… help with an upcoming community service event?

 

… be part of your Board of Directors or to join a committee?

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 Member Login

 Apply for Membership

 Our Volunteer Referral Service

 Our Learning Centre

 Value of Your Membership

Payment & Policies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Volunteer Referral Service

Our robust On-line Volunteer Referral System (OVRS) is exclusive to Volunteer MBC members. Our system offers the following key benefits:

  • Direct access to post your volunteer roles with options to simultaneously post in other volunteer opportunity databases (Spark Ontario and Hour Republic) locally or across Ontario aimed at increasing your outreach;
  • Autonomy to manage your organizational profile, volunteer postings, and volunteer applicants;
  • Creation of volunteer recognition certificates through the ‘Achieve-Ontario Volunteer Experience Recognition Program’ (http://achieveontario.ca) based on National Occupational Classification (NOC).

 

Our Learning Centre

Our Learning Centre offers courses facilitated and created by experts in the voluntary sector. Volunteer MBC members enjoy the following key benefits:

  • Quality learning and development programs that are interactive and practical;
  • Webinar series providing flexibility for participants to complete the course from their home or office;
  • Just-in-Time Learning – watch for the exciting Launch of “Vetch” our online learning platform that offers education any time, any place.
  • Our courses and consultations are offered at a discounted rate for members; 
  • Volunteer MBC delivered/hosted learning programs for Volunteer Engagement Professionals can be counted towards the Certificate in Volunteer Resource Management (CVRM) of Professional Association of Volunteer Leaders - Ontario (PAVRO).

 

Value of Your Membership

Membership in Volunteer MBC provides the opportunity for community service agencies/organizations and individuals to gain access to specific benefits that the Volunteer Centre has to offer based on their membership level.

The specific details and list of benefits for each of the membership categories are provided in the chart below:

Member Benefits

Full Membership

Special Events Membership

Individual Membership

Eligibility

* For-profit organizations can be considered if the organization offers community programs and services that are not intended to earn profits for the organization.

Available to community service organizations* serving the Region of Peel (Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon) who require volunteer referrals, voluntary sector professional development and the suite of benefits listed in the chart below. 

Available to community service organizationsserving the Region of Peel (Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon) who require access only to our On-line Volunteer Referral System (OVRS). Additional benefits can be built into the package as add-ons.

 

Available to individuals who have a personal interest in the voluntary sector professional development. Individual membership is granted to those who are not currently engaged with an organization serving the Region of Peel (either through employment or volunteering).

Subscription Term (per calendar year)  Start date to December 31 Start date to December 31 Start date to December 31
Renewal of Subscription Auto Renewal Upon Request  Upon Request
Number of eligible branches/departments/programs/chapters for volunteer recruitment at the rate of the Base Membership Fee.

Up to 2 (Two)

(Request a quote for additional locations)

1 (One)

Not Applicable
Number of Volunteer Posting Records during membership term (1 record = 1 volunteer position). Unlimited Up to 3 Records Not Applicable
Additional volunteer posting records. Not Applicable Fee Based Menu Not Applicable
Discounted rates to enroll in Volunteer MBC delivered/hosted learning and development programs.  Yes Fee Based Menu Yes
Enrolment of your volunteers in Volunteer MBC delivered/hosted learning programs and/or development of customized learning programs as a fee for service.   Yes Fee Based Menu Not Applicable
Creation of volunteer recognition certificates through the ‘Achieve-Ontario Volunteer Experience Recognition Program’ (http://achieveontario.ca) to a national standard. Yes Fee Based Menu Not Applicable
Communications support to your volunteer postings and special events through our social media channels, E-Newsletter (currently 17,000 subscribers), and online calendar, and appearances on Volunteer MBC’s “I Care - I Volunteer Show” on Rogers TV.

Yes

Fee Based Menu Not Applicable
Take advantage of the OASSIS Not-for-profit Employee Benefit Plans through our Preferred Partnership program. Yes Yes, provided the membership is maintained throughout the year. Not Applicable
Opportunities to submit nominations to "The V-Oscars (Volunteer MBC's Volunteer Recognition Awards Program) Yes Yes Not Applicable
Opportunities to submit volunteer stories to be promoted in the "Volunteer Spotlight" page of our website (http://volunteermbc.org/vprofile-listing) Yes Yes Not Applicable
One (1) hour of free professional consultation related to volunteer engagement upon membership subscription. Upon Request Fee Based Menu Not Applicable
Opportunity to participate in Volunteer MBC hosted networking events and volunteer fairs at no cost. Yes Not Applicable Yes
One (1) vote at Volunteer MBC's Annual General Meeting. Yes Yes, provided the membership is maintained throughout the year. Yes

Base Membership Fee

$52.00      (operating budgets                      up to $100,000)

$105.00    (operating budgets

                 between $100,000 to                  $399,999)

$155.00    (operating budgets                      between $400,000 to                  $999,999)

$205.00    (operating budgets                      over $1,000,000)

$26.00

Click here to request a quote for 'Fee Based Menu' items.

$26.00

 

To Apply for Membership

Click Here to Apply On-line   Click Here to Email the PDF Version    Download the PDF Form  

The PDFs listed above can be viewed and completed using the latest version of Adobe Reader. To download a free version of Reader, please go to: http://get.adobe.com/reader/

Note: Volunteer roles posted cannot replace a paid salaried position.The organization must adopt the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement (https://volunteer.ca/ccvi).

Payments & Policies

  1. Membership is offered on an annual basis (January to December), and is fee-based with renewals occurring at the beginning of each fiscal year (January).

  2. Methods of Payment:

    • Cash.

    • Cheque payable to "Volunteer MBC."

    • Credit Card (please call 905.238.2622 Ext.225 to process payment).

  3. Prior to activation of membership, members must agree to follow the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement (CCVI) and use of their contact details, as per the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). CLICK HERE for more details.

  4. To view Volunteer MBC's Membership Policy in PDF format, [Link Coming Soon].

  5. To view Volunteer MBC's Membership Cancellation Policy in PDF format, CLICK HERE.

  6. For more information about membership, CONTACT US.