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Difference Between OASW & OCSWSSW
Social Work in Ontario
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Reach social workers in Ontario, choose from one of the many advertising opportunities through OASW.
OASW offers the opportunity of reaching its members by email to advertise services with relevance to social workers.
In order to advertise electronically with OASW:
The emailing must be approved by the Chief Executive Officer.
Each ad is sent individually (i.e. not combined with other ads); an advertiser can choose to advertise more than one vent within the same ad.
The advertisement needs to be within the body of the message ready to forward as is (we do not send attachments & we do not provide a design service).
Cost: 20 cents per e-mail address + $100 administrative charge (
we have approximately 4000 valid email addresses that receive advertising
We can also target geographically if you want to reach less than the whole province – let us know what region and we can provide a quote
The emailing must be done by OASW staff (
email addresses will not be provided to outside organizations
The emailing will usually be completed within one week of the request (
more notice is always appreciated
Credit card pre-payment is required immediately prior to any admail.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rita Mascherin at
Find a Social Worker
Online directory of social workers in private practice in Ontario.
As other professions increasingly have online directories, it is vital that social workers also have an online presence. We encourage all private practitioners, with both non-clinical and clinical practices, to take advantage of this opportunity to promote the services that they offer.
Criteria to list yourself
Find a Social Worker:
be an active member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers
be a Registered Social Worker (RSW) as designated by the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
carry up-to-date professional liability insurance
adhere to the profession's Code of Ethics.
If you have not listed your private practice on
, you are missing a significant opportunity to market your practice.
Whatever services you provide,
is the ideal site to reach potential clients or referral sources.
List yourself now click
You will need the following, your OASW membership number, OCSWSSW registration number (6 digits), liability insurance certificate number, & Visa / Mastercard for payment. (Online payments are done through a secure server, you can alternatively send a cheque or money order by mail, payment made to Ontario Association of Social Workers).
If you have questions, please send them to
Social Work Jobs
Online job board for qualified social workers and offers employers a service to attract qualified social work candidates to fill employment vacancies. As an employer, you can post jobs, search résumés, and contact candidates directly online. Jobs posted appear in real-time on SocialWorkJobs.ca and remain on the site for up to 60 days.
Other benefits include:
Advanced résumé pre-screening, which creates "A-Lists" and "B-Lists" of candidates and ensures that the most qualified candidates are routed to you quickly.
The opportunity to quickly reach social work professionals who view your job in a confidential setting.
Advanced résumé search agents, which work for you 24/7 to find suitable candidates.
Job Search Agents created by candidates that instantly alert them when you post your job.
A variety of pricing plans are available to employers to meet all of your needs, whether you just want to post one job, or whether you are a high-volume user and want access to a résumé database.
For more information, visit
Print Mail Advertising
Access to over 5200+ OASW members.
OASW's membership list is occasionally provided to carefully screened companies who advertise services with relevance to social workers. The information is provided to you an excel format via email.
In order to advertise with OASW the mailing must be approved by the CEO.
Cost & Information:
Cost: 20 cents per address + HST;
One-time use only; and
Credit card payment is required immediately in order to do proceed with the mailing.
(Our membership is around 5200+ across Ontario, of which 3600 receive print advertising.)
Requests can be further defined by:
Area of the province (our list are divided into regions);
Postal code area (e.g. M, L, P, K); and
Status categories of members (e.g. unemployed, private practice, employed full-time) etc/...
For additional information contact Rita Mascherin, Manager, Administration & Services @ 416 923 4848 Ext. 224 -