Y.E.S! Vancouver FAQs
Q: What are the benefits of having a membership?
Q: What are the different payment options when purchasing a membership?
Q: What kind of events does Y.E.S! host?
Q: What type of women will be at Y.E.S! events?
Q: How can I keep up to date on upcoming Y.E.S! events?
Q: What is a mingle event?
Q: If I join Y.E.S! can I bring a guest to your events?
Q: Are there other forms of networking besides the events?
Q: Who pays for the Y.E.S! events?
Q: How can my company sponsor an event?
Q: What is Dress for Success (DFS)?
Q: What can my $100 do for Dress For Success?
Q: Is my transaction secure?
Q: Which methods of payment do you accept?
Q: Will I receive a charitable receipt?
A: Y.E.S! is more than just fresh, stylish events. Y.E.S! membership fees ($100 per year) go to support Dress for Success and the disadvantaged women in our community. That’s a small price to pay in exchange for all the fabulous benefits you will receive:
- FREE Monthly Minglers ($10/mingle for Non-Members)
- One FREE Y.E.S! Signature Event annually ($30/event for Non-Members)
- Discounted Events throughout the year (½ off the Non-Member price)
- Invitations to fabulous Members-ONLY Events
- Amazing Members-ONLY door prizes and sponsorship gifts
- Access to volunteering and leadership opportunities with both Y.E.S! and Dress for Success Vancouver
- If you aren’t a Y.E.S! member, you can still attend events at a non-member ticket price
A: There are three easy payment options to choose from:
- Recurring Quarterly Payments: $25 contribution every 3 months until you decide to stop your membership (minimum 12 months).
- One Year, One-Time Payment: $100 contribution and enjoy all the benefits for a full anniversary year.
- One Year, Group Rate:: Sign up with your friends and receive a group rate of $75 per membership for a full anniversary year (minimum 4 members and entire fee must be charged to one credit card).
Our Y.E.S! Events
A: Our exciting networking opportunities include monthly mingles and stylish signature events designed to allow you to meet other dynamic professional women, make connections, and have fun! From healthy lifestyle sessions and informative business seminars to fashion shows. Have a suggestion for a future Y.E.S! event or venue? Please contact the Y.E.S! Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A: From CEOs and entrepreneurs to financiers and health care professionals, Y.E.S! Vancouver attracts dynamic women from all professions and industries. Check out our next event and take your networking to the next level!
A: If you’ve attended an event or are subscribed to our Y.E.S! Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @YESVancouver , you’ll be kept in the loop. We’ll send you our e-newsletters and e-invites to upcoming events.
A: Our mingles are fun, informal opportunities to connect with other Y.E.S! members. Bring a friend or come solo, have a drink, savour some nibblies, and start making connections with other like-minded women.
A: Yes! Spread the word about Y.E.S! to your friends, colleagues and relatives. We welcome all women to attend our events as non-members.
A: We know by attending events you’ll spark new connections and opportunities. We also have Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter profiles to help you continue your conversations and forge new personal or professional connections.
A: Every penny you contribute as a Y.E.S.! member goes directly to Dress for Success. We rely on our generous sponsors to make each event possible. Please visit our sponsors page for more information on our sponsors.
A: We have a comprehensive sponsorship program for both financial and in-kind donations. Please send all inquiries to email@example.com.
Dress for Success
A: Dress for Success Vancouver is a registered Canadian Charity that helps low and no income women to transition into the workforce by providing professional attire. Each Dress for Success client receives a suit for her interviews and a small working wardrobe when she gets her job. The suits we give symbolize our faith in every woman’s ability to succeed. To learn more about DFS, please visit www.dressforsuccess.org
A: Your contribution and involvement in Y.E.S! will provide the boost that disadvantaged women of Vancouver need to get their career kick started. It can do so much! It could buy:
- A business suit, shoes, and accessories
- An on-line course for someone to upgrade their skills in our Dress for Success Career Centre
- Reference books for the Career Centre and Professional Women’s Group library
To learn more about DFS, please visit www.dressforsuccess.org
More details about the Membership
A: Absolutely! Your personal information will be stored in our database, but credit card information will not be stored by DFS. For the purpose of refunds and recurring donations critical information will be safely stored with our payment processor, Moneris.
The Moneris websites use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and 128 bit encryption technologies to enhance security when you visit the secured areas of these sites. SSL is the industry standard tool for protecting and maintaining the security of message transmissions over the Internet. When you access your accounts or send information from secured sites, encryption will scramble your data into an unreadable format to inhibit unauthorized access by others.
A: You can pay online using Visa or Mastercard.
A: A: Under tax rules and regulations this means that although 100% of your funds will directly benefit DFS we are providing something in return which rules out the tax receipt option. If you would like to make an additional donation to DFS, you will receive a tax receipt. Click here to Support DFS.