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Joining the ACTJC

The ACT Jewish Community (ACTJC) is an incorporated not-for-profit organisation with a written constitution and policies. It is home to both Orthodox and Progressive Congregations and is the epicentre of cultural and educational programs for all Jewish interests in Canberra. The membership period is 1 July to 30 June and membership fees must be paid by the nominated deadline. All applicants must agree to abide by the ACTJC Constitution and policies as amended from time to time. Memberships take effect after the ACTJC Board has ratified each membership application and the applicant has paid the applicable membership fee. Membership fees are pro-rated according to the date on which the ACTJC Board ratifies the membership application.

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

Ordinary Member - Family / Single / Student / Unwaged / Concessional:
A person who is Jewish and who is at least 18 years old may apply to become an ordinary member. An ordinary member must pay an annual membership fee. Ordinary members who are financial may vote at ACTJC meetings and stand for office. 
A family membership can include a non-Jewish partner as an associate member.

Associate Member:
A person who is not Jewish may apply to become an associate member if the person has a substantive reason for wishing to join the ACTJC (such as having a Jewish partner). An associate member must pay an annual membership fee. An associate member cannot vote at ACTJC meetings or stand for office.

Diplomatic Member:
A member of the Diplomatic Corps may apply to become an associate member. A diplomatic member is not liable to pay an annual membership fee and cannot vote at ACTJC meetings or stand for office.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE ACTJC MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM

AFFILIATION - please contact the office actadmin@canberrajewishcommunity.org, and we will send the form to you.

Friend:
A person who is not Jewish and who is at least 18 years old with a demonstrated interest in or substantive reason for wishing to affiliate with the ACTJC may apply to become a Friend. The person must be sponsored by at least two current financial members of the ACTJC. A Friend must pay an annual membership fee. Friends cannot vote at ACTJC meetings or stand for office. Friends are invited to all ACTJC events at the non-member rate and receive all community e-communications.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FRIEND OF THE ACTJC APPLICATION FORM

 

FEES - 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018:

Family - $700
Single - $430
Associate - $275
Friend - $100
Concessional - $85 (student / unwaged / pensioner (for pensioners, current Centrelink or Veterans’ concession card must be presented).
Membership fees are pro-rated according to the date on which the ACTJC Board ratifies the membership application.

Discounts:
•    New ordinary members receive a 20% discount on the annual membership fee for the first two years of membership. 
•    Members under 30 who are not students receive a 50% discount on the annual membership fee per year. 
Only one discount is applied, whichever is the greatest. 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS
The Membership Committee of the Board of the ACTJC will review each application. This may include contacting persons who can attest to the applicant’s claims. A membership application must be ratified by the Board and the applicant must pay the applicable annual membership fee in order to be accepted for membership of the ACTJC.

 

CONTACT DETAILS:
Location:  National Jewish Memorial Centre, 31 National Circuit, Forrest ACT 2603
Postal:      PO Box 3105, Manuka ACT 2603
Phone:     02 6295 1052
Email:      actadmin@canberrajewishcommunity.org
Web:       actjc.org.au

Please contact the office for more information

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