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Welcome Social Work Students:


The Ontario Association of Social Workers would like to congratulate you on choosing social work as your profession. 

A career in social work provides a diverse range of exciting opportunities in which to apply the knowledge and skills you will acquired in your social work program.


We hope that you will have a productive academic year. As the term begins, we wanted to highlight a few exciting OASW membership benefits, services and resources: 

Publication: Tips and Advice on Conducting a Social Work Job Search topics include: today's social work job market; how jobs can be located; what employers want; a self-assessment; job search on the Internet, networking; a job search tool kit; the job interview; and much more. 
OASW's Job Search Initiative: The goal of is to provide OASW members with short-term access to Experienced Social Workers who can help demystify the job search process and provide advice and perspective on job search strategies. 
Online job search site:  SocialWorkJobs.ca, affiliated with Workopolis to provide a comprehensive job-networking tool. The user-friendly website enables Association members to not only search for social work positions but also submit job applications online and post their CVs. 

There are many benefits of becoming a member of OASW: 
-Stay current and save time with critical information.
-Make your voice heard by joining in collective advocacy to benefit society and social work clients.
-Ensure that decision-makers recognize the contribution of social workers.
-Network and engage with colleagues at the local and provincial levels. And so much more.
-Access to Awards: i.e. Annual Student Membership Award (PAE) (Liste de prix)

Student membership costs $99 per year. Click 
DEVENIR MEMBREand benefit from reduced membership fees for the first two years following graduation. 

We encourage you to explore our website and learn more about the role of the Association as the voice for social workers in Ontario. 

Becoming a member of The Ontario Association of Social Workers strengthens the social work profession and gives social workers and clients a stronger voice.


Ensure that social work has a strong, unified presence. Support social work in Ontario. Join OASW. It's your voice!

If you have any questions, contact us @ info@oasw.org.

Have a great year!
 
David Knezevic

OASW Student Director

dknezev5@uwo.ca 

Joan MacKenzie Davies, MSW, Res.Dip.S.W., RSW
Executive Director

www.oasw.org info@oasw.org

We encourage you to watch the 3 following videos below:

-Differences between OASW and OCSWSSW (Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers) Gillian McCloskey, Associate Executive Director;

-Why students join OASW, Joan MacKenzie Davies; and

-Shira Moalem, former OASW Student Director (2011-2013), talking about what students say about the value of membership with the Association. 

 

 



There are many benefits of becoming a member of OASW: 

-Stay current and save time with critical information.

-Make your voice heard by joining in collective advocacy to benefit society and social work clients.

-Ensure that decision-makers recognize the contribution of social workers.

-Network and engage with colleagues at the local and provincial levels. And so much more.


Also visit: 
Video: Ontario Association of Social Workers - What's in it For Students?