Opportunities for members

In accordance with 9.9 of the GVTA Members’ Guide: “The GVTA will consider equity and diversity when making appointments and enable teachers from equity-seeking groups to self-identify on their applications if they choose."

Climate Justice Committee

  • The GVTA has one vacancy on the Climate Justice Committee. For more information about this committee, please contact the CJ Committee Chair Katrina McGee at climate@gvta.net.

  • To apply please download and complete the GVTA CV format and send it to info@gvta.net. The Executive Committee will make the appointment at an EC meeting, with the appointment being subsequently ratified at a General Meeting.

Political Action Contact

  • The GVTA is looking for one Political Action Contact. Political Action Contacts support the GVTA's campaigns and communications. This year, that could include things like the FSA campaign, school district budget, social justice initiatives, and preparing for the school trustee elections that are scheduled for next fall.

  • To apply, please fill out the attached CV statement and send it to info@gvta.net. Appointments will occur at the next GVTA Executive Committee.

Victoria Labour Council

  • The GVTA will be appointing 3 more members to be delegates to the Victoria Labour Council (VLC). If you are interested in representing the GVTA on the VLC, please download and complete the attached CV form and send it to info@gvta.net.

  • The VLC is the local organization of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), representing unionized workers in the South Island. The VLC was founded over 100 years ago and is one of the oldest labour organizations in BC. Local unions organize through the VLC to participate in action campaigns; to assist unions on strike; to organize political action; to develop international solidarity and to work for social justice in the community. For more information about the VLC, see: www.victorialabour.ca.

  • The GVTA currently has three delegates, but is eligible to send up to six voting delegates to the monthly VLC General Meetings. General Meetings are at 7pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Meetings are currently being held using Zoom, but are usually held at the BCGEU building (2994 Douglas St.)

BCTF Opportunities for Members

  • The BCTF posts opportunities for members on their website.