Venezuelan Canadian Society of BC

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Nominations for the 2021 Board of Directors

This is a call for nominations for the Board of Directors of VCSBC being held during our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on January, 2021.  Data/Time and location to be determined.

The Venezuelan Canadian Society of BC was established as an organization to provide community support and to facilitate cultural exchange, immigrant integration, and promotion of the Venezuelan identity and culture.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of an organization that hosts and attends a variety of  community programs and events throughout the year to achieve this vision.

You can form part of this exciting team and make a difference in your community!

Criteria for nomination:

  • Must be 18+ years old
  • Must be a member of VCSBC in good standing
  • Be a resident of BC
  • Must be present at the AGM to accept the nomination

If you are interested in running as a candidate, or know someone who is, please fill out the form below.

Nominations will be accepted until January 21st, 2021, at 12 noon PST.

If you would like more information about being a member or the nominations feel free to contact us on social media (@vcsbc) or using the contact us form

Nomination Form

You can be part of this great team in multiple ways.  You can become a member or a volunteer or a Sponsor. You can also be all three!!

Members

Our Lifetime Memberships cost CAD $10 per person.

Qualifying members are eligible to vote and participate in our Society’s activities and events. They can also be elected to our Board of Directors.

To become a member, simply fill out the application form in the Become a Member tab below, including payment.

Members must agree to uphold the Constitution and the Bylaws of the Society

Volunteers

Volunteers are the heart and soul of our Society. 

They are needed for all kinds of roles. 

If you want to volunteer, you can add your name to our Volunteer List and our Volunteer coordinator will reach out to you to find out how and when you are able to assist (this could be event-specific or year-round help with running our programs or other administrative task).

To become a volunteer, fill out the form below in the – there is no fee to become a volunteer.

Sponsors

As a non-profit organization, we rely on the contributions and donations from our membership and various sponsors.

Our sponsors allow us to keep our programs and events running.  They provide much-needed funding for our operations and initiatives that could not be possible without their help.

Sponsor donations come in various forms including cash, time, and materials.  If you would like to make a cash donation, fill our the Donation Form below in the Become a Sponsor tab

To become a member, simply fill out the application form, including payment.

Make sure you use a valid email address as we will send you there the confirmation details, proof of payment, and an information kit.

The kit contains a brief description of our Society, the current Bylaws, a listing of our current Board of Directors and the dates of the events planned so far.

Applicants who are 18+ years old will become voting members. This means you will have the right to cast a vote during any of our General Meetings.

Applicants younger than 18 will become non-voting members. You will not be able to cast a vote during our General Meetings but you will enjoy of all other membership benefits.

Once a non-voting member reaches the age of 18, he/she automatically becomes a voting member.

Volunteers are the heart and soul of the society.

We cannot help our community and Venezuela without the help we receive from you.

Volunteering is a very rewarding experience and also a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience, a valuable skill in the Canadian job market.

To become a volunteer, please fill the form below and we will reach out to you for specific events as they are planned. 

Our Donors and Sponsors keep our society going and allow us to reach many more people than we could do on our own.

If you wish to donate to our Society, please do so below.

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