OPIRG Brock Memberships

Membership Duration

  • Current OPIRG Brock Memberships are valid until December 31, 2020 

  • For all types of memberships, the renewal process for 2021 memberships will be sent out December 1, 2020 

Membership Types 

The following types of OPIRG Brock Memberships are currently available:

  • Individual Membership

  • Individual Membership via a Organization Collective Opt-In

    • Applicable for labour unions & member-based organizations

    • For this form of membership, your annual fee is paid through your membership with your union/ member-organization

    • Please use the 2020 OPIRG Brock Membership Registration Form (see Membership Forms section below for more information)

  • Organization Membership for community organizations

    • Applicable for community groups, not-for-profits, & service-based organizations

    • Please use the Individual Membership Opt-In Form (see Membership Forms section below for more information)

    • This form of membership does not entitle an organization to hold a position on the OPIRG Brock Board of Directors

    • When paying for this form of membership through Patreon, please select the "Action Group Membership"

  • Business Membership for community organizations

    • Applicable for Niagara based independent business (including businesses with no storefronts)

    • Please use the Individual Membership Opt-In Form (see Membership Forms section below for more information)

    • This form of membership does not entitle an organization to hold a position on the OPIRG Brock Board of Directors

Membership Policies 

To maintain a membership-in-good-standing, you must agree to and uphold the:

The OPIRG Brock Membership Policies outline all the rights, privileges, and responsibilities of being an OPIRG Brock member.

Membership Forms 

  • 2020 OPIRG Brock Membership Opt-In Form

    • Following the completion of this form, your membership will be sent to our Board of Directors, and you will be contacted to pay the membership fee. 

    • If paying the membership fee creates a financial barrier for you from being a member of OPIRG Brock, please choose the option of a 'Community Access Membership' (this will not change your rights or privileges).

    • For paying a membership fee, you have multiple options: 

      • Pay in cash to an OPIRG Brock staff or Board member

      • Sign up to become a regular Patron on our Patreon account

      • One-time payment by e-transferring amount indicated to opirgbrockfinances@gmail.com

        • *If you do this method, please email a screenshot confirmation of this​ payment to the same email

  • 2020 OPIRG Brock Membership Registration Form

    • This form is for members of unions or community organizations who have been opt-ed into an OPIRG Brock membership through their membership with that unions or community organizations (ex. all CUPE 4207 members are opted into their OPIRG Brock membership through their union membership)

    • By registering your membership, you are able to run in the OPIRG Brock annual elections, vote in the OPIRG Brock Annual General meeting taking place in September 2020, as well as access all of the other privileges of an OPIRG Brock member outlined in OPIRG Brock Membership Policies.

    • The reason you need to register your membership is because we use our registration list to consult with your union/ community membership to ensure you have an active membership prior to the OPIRG Brock AGM. 

Other Information 

  • If you have any questions about an OPIRG Brock membership, please feel free to email info@opirgbrock.com

  • **If you work with an organization that would like a Community Organization Membership, please indicate that on the 2020 OPIRG Brock Membership Opt-In Form  and we will send you a follow up email.

    • *Even if you have not cleared this with the other members of your organization, if you are at all interested, please click yes and that will allow us to send you more details to take back to your group. 

VERY IMPORTANT INFO FOR MEMBERS

  • For CUPE 4207 members, please use the 2020 OPIRG Brock Membership Registration Form to register your membership

  • September 13, 2020 -Deadline to register/opt-in to memberships to vote in the September AGM & elections (see Membership Forms section below)

MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGES SUMMARY

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The work of OPIRG Brock primarily takes place on the traditional lands of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabe, and Neutral peoples.

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