Call for Committee Volunteers for the PCA!

March 2022 — The Nominations and Election Committee is calling on you to get involved in your neighbourhood association!

The PCA’s Executive and committees need to reflect the diversity of The Pocket in terms of age, ethnicity, geography and other aspects. We encourage you to consider serving on our Executive or one of the committees below.

1. Communications Committee

Facilitates communication between the PCA and its members, primarily through the website and social media.

2. Events Committee

Plans and executes neighbourhood events, such as the annual neighbourhood party, annual skating party, annual street sale, film nights, Phin Park clean-up day, and the Pumpkin Parade.

3. Fundraising Committee

Finds sponsors/in-kind donors for events; manages the silent auction at the annual neighbourhood party.

4. Membership Committee

Maintains a confidential list of members; maintains contact with members through e-blasts and Street Captains; promotes membership; collects annual membership fees.

5. Neighbourhood Support Committee

Co-ordinates monthly Sip & Chat at a local diner; manages assembly and delivery of welcome bags for new residents; oversees other initiatives that promote residents’ physical, emotional, and social well-being.

6. Phin Park and Greening Committee

Promotes the maintenance and beautification of Phin Park, planting of trees and shrubs and other nature-based initiatives.

7. Pocket Change Committee

Leads the Pocket Change Project, which is designed to educate Pocket residents about climate change and how we can reduce the threat, assist them in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions and share what we have learned with the wider community in order to have a greater impact.

8. Street Captains

Communicate with residents on their route on behalf of the PCA and voice resident concerns to the PCA; promote people joining/renewing during annual membership drive.