Membership

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

We are so glad you are considering becoming a member of Visalia Birth Network! This will help you understand what is expected from you as a member and the benefits that membership will bring you.
Members are expected to help VBN grow and be successful within the community.
As a member you are encouraged to:

  • Host a minimum of 1 free birth related educational/informational session per year. This session highlights the work of Visalia Birth Network, your individual business, and the VBN Mission.
  • Assist w/ tabling at local events by volunteering for a shift, thereby helping to introduce VBN to the community.
  • Participate in our monthly meeting. VBN meets on the 2nd Saturday of the Month from 9:00 am – 10:30 am @ the Tulare County Office of Education Doe Complex (Building #400 · 7000 Doe Ave, Visalia). We would like members to commit to making 5 out of the 10 member’s meetings a year. If this is a special concern for you please discuss this with Avira before joining. We have learned that our power as an organization is only as strong as our members involvement is, and we greatly need your participation to keep VBN a meaningful and effective organization!

Benefits of Membership Include:

  • Online listing in the www.Visaliabirthnetwork.org Provider Directory
  • Speaking opportunities connected to your area of expertise at a VBN monthly meeting.
  • Networking opportunities with both consumers and birth professionals and the ability to distribute your marketing materials at VBN meetings and events.
  • The opportunity to be a part of a movement to improve maternity care in your community!

Please Follow These 3 Easy Steps to become a member of Visalia Birth Network:

    1. Read & *Endorse (*Endorsement required only of birth-related professionals) the Coalition to Improve Maternity Services“Mother Friendly Childbirth Initiative” as it is our STANDARD and BASIS. To endorse click here.
    2. Fill out & submit the online Membership Application form. If you’d like to print out and mail the application click here for a printable version of the form. Please mail to: Visalia Birth Network · 40676 A Old Three Rivers Dr. · Three Rivers, CA 93271.
    3. Include a membership payment of $25 (required annually to renew membership). Membership dues are put towards production of promotional material and the cost of events and other public outreach. If you are mailing a check please make payable to Visalia Birth Network. The option to pay electronically is available on the membership form!

After receiving your payment and application, your listing will promptly be added to the VBN Provider Directory. Your email address will be added to our email list and you will be kept up to date on all VBN activities and events!

What are you waiting for?

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