Membership Agreement


Propellus is the volunteer and capacity building centre of Calgary. We promote volunteerism and strengthen nonprofit organizations in Calgary. We connect people with opportunities to volunteer and we connect our member organizations to resources and to each other to help us all work better together.

Propellus agrees to:

  • Connect members to Propellus member benefits

  • Be a voice for volunteerism to facilitate engaged citizenship in the community

  • Provide coaching and expertise to strengthen member organizations to achieve their mission

  • Provide members with the opportunity to vote a General Meetings of the members

  • Conduct ourselves in a professional, responsible, ethical and lawful manner

  • Ensure members are aware of programs and services available to support their organizations and clients

  • Conduct and share research based on statistical and evaluative information

  • Ensure its programs and services are relevant to current member needs by staying informed of emerging trends, gaps in services and feedback from our members

The Member Organization agrees to:

  • Provide feedback that can assist in improving the programs and services at Propellus

  • Complete an Organization Assessment Tool Questionnaire

  • Conduct themselves in a professional, responsible, ethical and lawful manner

  • Take sole responsibility for the screening, recruitment and engagement of their own volunteers

Consistent disregard for the terms of this agreement or Propellus bylaws and policies may result in the cancellation of a Membership.



  • By accepting this agreement, Propellus and the organization confirm their intent to work together cooperatively under the stated conditions in this document, as long as the Membership is active.

  • Membership is for one year (12 months) from the date of acceptance or renewal. Once payment is overdue, the membership will automatically expire. Propellus reserves the right to discontinue access to all Member benefits until the renewal payment is received.

  • Propellus reserves the right to refuse service to any organization, group or individual that is not acting in a professional manner or is not conducive to the vision of Propellus.

  • This agreement is only valid upon the confirmed acceptance of the Membership Application, which includes the receipt of payment for the membership fee. Propellus will provide a written confirmation to the organization upon approval.