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 Sign-Up Page, and then choose the ones you want by filling out a simple sign-up form on the Activities Registration page. For more information on activities, please email
How do I view the Members' pages on the website?

Once you are a member of VWNC, you must sign in to gain access to the member pages. To do this, click on Log In/Sign Up in the upper left corner of the Home page. If you are new to the site, you submit a request by filling in your email address and password (you can use any password you wish) and then click on “Sign Up”.

Once this form is submitted, your request is sent to the website administrator who grants access to the site. This access is usually granted within one or two days. Once you have access, you may log in to the website to view the protected pages, including Activities and Luncheon registration pages.

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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