Membership Options

Three Levels of Membership

FULL

Full membership is free and open to any voluntary, community, third sector organisation or partnership that operates within the area of benefit of Wessex Community Action, or supports and enables such an organisation, and is managed by a committee or board that is made up of volunteers.

  • Access to all Wessex Community Action services at Member prices
  • Receipt of and input to weekly newsletters
  • Voting rights
  • Nomination to the Board of Directors

INDIVIDUAL

Individual membership is free and open to anyone wishing to be associated with the work of WCA, share the aims and vision and wish to be kept informed of its activities and work.

  • Access to all Wessex Community Action services at Member prices
  • Receipt of and input to weekly newsletters
  • Individuals may be appointed to the Board of Directors at which point they assume voting rights 

AFFILIATED

Affiliated membership is free and open to any organisation or public body that works with or is in partnership with the voluntary, community or third sector.

  • Access to all Wessex Community Action services
  • Receipt of and input to weekly newsletters
  • There are no voting rights

Application for Free Membership

Application for membership is made by the completion and submission of the application form available via the link below with the provision of any other information that would support the application.

The final decision on applications for membership shall be determined by the Board of Directors according to their procedures. Decisions on membership are at the absolute discretion of the board. If an applicant is refused membership clear reasons for the decision will be communicated to the applicant.

Members are each entitled to cast one vote on any motion for which votes are to be cast at any General Meeting of Wessex Community Action. Individual and Affiliated members are non-voting.

To become a member please complete the following Membership Agreement & Guarantee form