JOIN A COMMITTEE
We are looking for volunteers to join one of the following committees. Committee members are not required to have lived experience in care:
Research & Education: The key focus of this committee is to encourage full access to education for all youth in/from care.
Provincial assessment of what each province offers
Administer Ken Dryden Scholarship
Connect youth in care to educational support programs and resources
Membership: The key focus of this committee is to oversee the process of bringing in new members, designing membership kits, and maintaining our membership database. The following are a list of responsibilities of this committee.
Initial contact with new members
Perks of membership at different levels
Partnerships with external organizations
Renew our memberships with organizations
Member inventory (gains and losses)
Member birthday shout-outs
Finance & Fund Development: The key focus of this committee is to oversee the financial health of the organization.
Review financial documents
Review and update YICC’s annual budget
Devise strategies to diversify funding and set membership fees
Review previous grants and proposals
Review monthly statements and YICC’s budget
Communications: The key focus of this committee is to oversee how YICC communicates with its members and stakeholders.
Maintain the YICC website
Maintain YICC’s Social Media platform (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
E-Networker, Newsletter, Magazine
Internal communications (emails, drop box)
Provide consistent messages among our various internet platforms
Promotion and marketing of YICC
Nurture relationships with organizations
Each committee meets once per month for approximately 2 hours. Committee meetings are held via conference call, Skype or Google Hangouts.
If you are interested in joining one of our committees, please fill out the Committee Member Application Form here.