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Join a SOVI Committee!

SOVI is currently looking for volunteer Steering Committee and Sub-Committee members to join our team.

The breakdown of these Committees is as follows:

Steering Committee

Objectives:

To establish, connect, and support a web of BCCIC members and partners, as well as other organizations and individuals in South Vancouver Island that are involved in international development and global-local issues (the Chapter’s participants).

To build and promote the capacity of the Chapter’s participants in response to their capacity building and networking needs and within the context of aid and development effectiveness.

To empower the Chapter’s participants to raise awareness, knowledge, and action by BC citizens on international development and global-local issues.

Seeking 4-6 members with strengths in:

  • International development
  • Capacity building
  • Communications
  • Network building
  • Community relations

To view the Steering Committee Terms of Reference, please click here: SOVI Terms of Reference – Steering Committee

Sub-Committees:

Marketing and Communications

Objective:

To develop and implement an integrated marketing and communications plan that builds awareness of BCCIC, SOVI, and the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as local individuals and organizations doing work in international development throughout Greater Victoria.

Seeking 4-5 members with strengths in:

  • Social Media
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Research

To view the Marketing and Communications Sub-Committee Terms of Reference, please click here: SOVI Terms of Reference – Marketing Communications

Outreach and Networking

Objective:

The British Colombia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) South Vancouver Island (SOVI) chapter aims to identify opportunities for community outreach, networking, and strategic partnerships for organizations committed to international development and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Seeking 3-4 members with strengths in:

  • Advocacy
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Recruitment

To view the Outreach and Networking Sub-Committee Terms of Reference, please click here: SOVI Terms of Reference – Outreach Networking

Education and Training

Objective:

To create or identify educational and capacity building opportunities for individuals and organizations involved with international development and the Sustainable Development Goals throughout Greater Victoria.

Seeking 2-3 members with strengths in:

  • Capacity building for international development practitioners
  • Adult education
  • Event management / planning
  • Resource / data management / archive creation and management
  • Awareness of IDW

To view the Education and Training Sub-Committee Terms of Reference, please click here: SOVI Terms of Reference – Education & Training

Youth Engagement

Objective:

To facilitate youth engagement around international development work and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and ensure they have a voice in all Chapter activities and events.

Seeking 3-4 members with strengths in:

  • Advocacy
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Research
  • Recruitment
This is a great opportunity to join a fun, passionate group while making a difference in the world!

If you are interested in volunteering with any of SOVI’s sub-committees, please contact our Regional Coordinator at sovi@bccic.ca.

To view the Youth Engagement Sub-Committee Terms of Reference, please click here: SOVI Terms of Reference – Youth Engagement

For more information or to apply for any of SOVI’s committees, please contact Kristin Agnello, SOVI’s Regional Coordinator, at sovi@bccic.ca


The SOVI Fall 2019 Newsletter is now live!

It’s been a busy summer and we are looking forward to some exciting opportunities and events this fall!  Please have a look at our newsletter to see what SOVI’s members have been up to!  You can read the newsletter here.