Practising Member

$49.95

For approximately 13 cents a day, you have access to all the benefits of the Ontario Social Service Worker Association and join our one voice for the profession of social service work, together.

  • Do you have a general certificate of registration as a social service worker (RSSW) with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)?
  • Are you in good standing with the regulatory body?
  • For approximately 13 cents a day, you have access to all the benefits of the Ontario Social Service Worker Association and join our one voice for the profession of social service work, together. This membership is for you!

Description

For approximately 13 cents a day, you have access to all the benefits of the Ontario Social Service Worker Association and join our one voice for the profession of social service work, together.

Membership Eligibility: 

  • Do you have a general certificate of registration as a social service worker (RSSW) with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)?
  • Are you in good standing with the regulatory body? This membership is for you!

Membership Benefits:

  • access to the associations resource hub
  • access to the associations forum board
  • access to the associations supports for your resume/curriculum vitae
  • access to employment opportunities sent by employers to the association
  • access to volunteer opportunities sent by organizations to the association
  • access to the continuous professional education and development to support your CPP
  • access to the ‘voice’ social service work journal
  • access to the associations team to get support in the field (ie. private practice, issues, scope of practice)
  • access to a professional network of other social service workers and members
  • access to provide input to the associations mission, vision, objectives and strategic plan
  • access to discounts with our sponsors, companies, merchants and services
  • access to updates with news and/or legislation changes that affect the field of social service work
  • access to the recognition programs such as social service work week and award program

Support your Association:

  • support our current strategic plan projects to support social service workers and to fight for their careers:
    • private insurance and benefits support project
    • articulation agreements support project
    • labour mobility advocacy project
    • social service work salary recognition project
    • tax-related barrier advocacy project
    • MTCU program standard advocacy project
    • government/ministry advocacy project
    • ‘Calls to Action’ empowerment project
    • 2SLGBTQIA+ empowerment project

Membership Expiration:

  • Membership with the association remains current for one full year from the date it is purchased.

Liability Insurance

  • The Ontario Social Service Worker Association practising membership is required prior to accessing the associations designated insurer for social service work if needed.

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