Membership Fees

Membership is open to charitable and non-profit organizations, and/or publicly-funded institutions (eg. hospitals, schools, museums). To be eligible for membership in the Greater Victoria Volunteer Society agencies need to meet the following criteria:

  • Be a registered non-profit organization, a charitable organization or a publicly-funded institution (e.g. hospitals, schools, museums);
  • Have a governing board of directors;
  • Accept Volunteer Victoria’s policy statement on human rights and non-discrimination;
  • Comply with the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement;
  • Agree to designate an individual within your organization to coordinate volunteers;
  • Ensure that volunteers do not displace paid staff; and
  • Carry sufficient amounts and appropriate types of liability insurance to protect your volunteers.

Volunteer Victoria places the following limitations on requests for volunteers:

  • We will not take requests for volunteers for partisan political parties;
  • We will not take requests for volunteers that compromise the health, safety or well being of volunteers or the community; and
  • We reserve the right, at any time, to refuse a request for volunteers.

The annual membership fee to join Volunteer Victoria is:

  • $30 for individuals
  • $175 for organizations with annual budgets under $2 million
  • $250 for organizations with annual budgets over $2 million

Affiliate Services

For organizations who are not non profits or registered charities services can be purchased on a one-time or annual basis. To be eligible for Affiliation in the Greater Victoria Volunteer Society agencies need to meet the following criteria:

  • Accept Volunteer Victoria’s policy statement on human rights and non-discrimination;
  • Comply with the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement;
  • Agree to designate an individual within your organization to coordinate volunteers;
  • Ensure that volunteers do not displace paid staff; and
  • Carry sufficient amounts and appropriate types of liability insurance to protect your volunteers.

Affiliate Fees range between $225 and $525 plus GST. Please note that Affiliate organizations are not members of the Greater Victoria Volunteer Society and are not eligible for voting rights or restricted member only privileges.

Community Investment Network

For organizations who have a philanthropic vision and are looking to engage in community. Annual CIN Fee=$250

Volunteer Victoria Annual Fees

  • Individual: for persons interested in supporting the mission of Volunteer Victoria. Annual Membership = $30
  • Membership: for charitable organizations and registered non profit agencies. Annual Membership for organizations with budgets under $2 million = $175. Annual Membership for organizations with budgets over $2 million=$250
  • Affiliates: For organizations who are not non profits or registered charities. Services can be purchased on a one-time or annual basis. Affiliate Fees range between $225 and $525 plus GST
  • Community Investment Network: For organizations who have a philanthropic vision and are looking to engage in community. Annual CIN Fee=$250