When you become a member of OCIC you join an expanding community of Ontario-based international development and global education organizations and individuals working globally for social justice. OCIC is a learning organization with inclusive, cooperative and participatory processes that are accessible and accountable to all members.
 
OCIC's work, both internally and as a collective of members, is grounded in our shared vision of global social justice, human dignity and participation for all. While we do not necessarily support or endorse all activities or positions of our many and diverse members, we encourage all members to work toward ethical and anti-oppressive practice, and to engage in dialogue and critical refection with the Council on issues of collective concern and importance.
 
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  • ABOUT OCIC MEMBERSHIP

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    Join OCIC, a thriving community of Ontario-based organizations, networks, institutions and individuals working for sustainable solutions to global poverty challenges.

     

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    OCIC stands for and strives toward good practice in international cooperation. All OCIC policies and activities are informed by our Vision, Mission, Mandate, and Strategic Directions.  Mindfulness of the spirit and letter of these documents is central to the integrity of the Council, as is compliance with the Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC) Code of Ethics, the Istanbul Principles for CSO Development Effectiveness, and OCIC's Anti-Oppression Policy.

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    ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERS

    Organizational Members represent a variety of actors and groups involved in international development, humanitarian assistance and global education. Organizational Members are voting members of the Council.

    Benefits of Organizational Membership

    Free, unlimited admission to monthly OCIC networking events
    Free promotion of employment, internship and volunteer opportunities through OCIC Opportunities of the Week e-blasts, and the OCIC website
    Opportunity to increase your profile and reach through OCIC social media channels, website, e-Bulletin, listservs, and referrals
    Opportunity to build capacity and share expertise through OCIC and ICN workshops, webinars, networking groups and planning committees
    Scaled discounts on OCIC professional development workshops, annual symposiums, global citizens forums and other events
    Access to relevant and timely reports, resources, case studies, policies and examples of good practice
    Access to OCIC staff for consultation and support
    Opportunities to contribute to the Council and international cooperation sector as an OCIC Board Director
    Invitations to collaborate with OCIC in innovative public engagement programs
    Opportunity to participate in periodic multi-stakeholder dialogues on sector-wide issues
    National representation on issues of collective concern
    Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting
    Free opportunity, event and news listings on OCIC's website and monthly e-Bulletin
    Free searchable member profile on OCIC's website
    Free log-in access to modify your website profile and listings at any time
    20% reduction in annual fees for organizations based 100+ km outside of the Greater Toronto Area

    Annual Fees

    Organizational Members reflect the diversity of the international cooperation and global education sectors.  Some operate with modest budgets and volunteer staff, while others have significant fiscal and human resources. 
     
    Recognizing these differences, annual fees are calculated based on the portion of your budget devoted to international cooperation and global education (including administration/overhead), along the following tiers:
     
    Operating Budget Annual Fee Fee - Long Distance (100+ km from Toronto)
    $10,000,001+ $1,250 $1,000
    $5,000,001 - $10,000,000 $1,000 $800
    $1,000,001 - $5,000,000 $700 $560
    $500,001 - $1,000,000 $500 $400
    $250,001 - $500,000 $200 $160
    $0 - $250,000 $100 $80

     

    While we do not necessarily support or endorse all activities or positions of our many and diverse members, we encourage all members to work toward ethical and anti-oppressive practice, and to engage in dialogue and critical refection with the Council on issues of collective concern and importance.

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    ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

    Associate Members are individuals with interest or experience in international development, humanitarian assistance and global education. Associates Members are non-voting members of the Council.

    Benefits of Associate Membership

    Opportunity to increase your profile and reach through OCIC social media channels, website, e-Bulletin, listservs, and referrals
    Opportunity to build capacity and share expertise through OCIC and ICN workshops, webinars, networking groups and planning committees
    Scaled discounts on OCIC professional development workshops, annual symposiums, global citizens forums and other events
    Access to relevant and timely reports, resources, case studies, policies and examples of good practice
    Access to OCIC staff for consultation and support
    Opportunities to contribute to the Council and international cooperation sector as an OCIC Board Director
    Invitations to collaborate with OCIC in innovative public engagement programs
    Opportunity to participate in periodic multi-stakeholder dialogues on sector-wide issues
    National representation on issues of collective concern

    Annual Fees

    Associate Member fees are $50 per year for waged applicants, and $20 per year for low-waged, unemployed, or student applicants.

     

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    NETWORK/INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERS

    Network/Institutional Members represent a variety of actors and groups involved in international development, humanitarian assistance and global education, but that do not otherwise meet our criteria for Organizational Membership. Network/Institutional Members are non-voting members of the Council.  

    Benefits of Network/Institutional Membership

    Free, unlimited admission to monthly OCIC networking events
    Free promotion of employment, internship and volunteer opportunities through OCIC Opportunities of the Week e-blasts, and the OCIC website
    Opportunity to increase your profile and reach through OCIC social media channels, website, e-Bulletin, listservs, and referrals
    Opportunity to build capacity and share expertise through OCIC and ICN workshops, webinars, networking groups and planning committees
    Scaled discounts on OCIC professional development workshops, annual symposiums, global citizens forums and other events
    Access to relevant and timely reports, resources, case studies, policies and examples of good practice
    Access to OCIC staff for consultation and support
    Opportunities to contribute to the Council and international cooperation sector as an OCIC Board Director
    Invitations to collaborate with OCIC in innovative public engagement programs
    Opportunity to participate in periodic multi-stakeholder dialogues on sector-wide issues
    National representation on issues of collective concern
    Free opportunity, event and news listings on OCIC's website and monthly e-Bulletin
    Free searchable member profile on OCIC's website
    Free log-in access to modify your website profile and listings at any time
    20% reduction in annual fees for organizations based 100+ km outside of the Greater Toronto Area

    Annual Fees

    Network/Institutional Members reflect the diversity of the international cooperation and global education sectors.  Some operate with modest budgets and volunteer staff, while others have significant fiscal and human resources. 
     
    Recognizing these differences, annual fees are calculated based on the portion of your budget devoted to international cooperation and global education (including administration/overhead), along the following tiers:
     
    Operating Budget Annual Fee Fee - Long Distance (100+ km from Toronto)
    $10,000,001+ $1,250 $1,000
    $5,000,001 - $10,000,000 $1,000 $800
    $1,000,001 - $5,000,000 $700 $560
    $500,001 - $1,000,000 $500 $400
    $250,001 - $500,000 $200 $160
    $0 - $250,000 $100 $80

     

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