Frequently Asked Questions

What is the club's purpose?
“The objective (purpose) of the Victoria Women’s Newcomers Club is to welcome newcomers to the Greater Victoria Area and help them meet people in the community through monthly luncheons and other social activities.”


For more detail, please refer to the Victoria Women’s Newcomers Club Constitution.
How do I become a member of VWNC?
Joining VWNC is easy. Simply click here, fill out the New Member form and submit payment.
Please remember, you must be a newcomer to Victoria in the last three years to be eligible for membership.
If you would like to come check us out before joining, you are welcome to attend two monthly luncheons as a guest before becoming a member. Guest registration for the luncheons can be found here.
How do I sign up for activities?
To sign up for activities, you must first be a member of VWNC. You can view all our activities on the Activities Page, and then choose the ones you want by signing up under your profile on the STACK TEAM APP. For more information on activities, please email
Where and when are the monthly luncheons held?

Monthly luncheons are held September to June on the first Thursday of the month. Our venue is  the beautiful and historic Union Club in downtown Victoria. Following a delicious meal prepared by the Union Club (vegetarian and gluten-free options are available,) we host a guest speaking on a wide variety of topics. More information about the luncheons can be found here.

To help answer any questions during lunch about the VWNC, a member of the executive joins each table.  To ensure both new and existing members have the opportunity to meet new people, seating is randomly assigned.


I am interested in volunteering with the club. What opportunities are available?
Volunteers are the cornerstone of VWNC and many opportunities are available. Some of these include:
-executive positions (contact:
-activity conveners – organize and host one of our many activities, or create one of your own! (contact:
-luncheon buddies – welcome one of our guests or new members and host them during a luncheon (contact:

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