Membership

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How to become a member of the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care:

  1. Select the application form (see links at the bottom of the page)
  2. Review the Membership categories to ensure that you meet the qualifications for membership
  3. Complete the membership form including reviewing and acknowledging the Code of Ethic’s and Privacy Policy
  4. Submit membership form and supporting documentation via website or,

OACYC
c/o The School of Child and Youth Care
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3
Canada

Please read our Rate and Date Change Announcement 2015

Membership Types and Requirements for 2018-2019

Membership Type

Qualification

Supporting Documents Required

Full Professional Certified

You hold a: 

  • Child Care Worker Diploma; or
  • Child and Youth Worker Diploma; or
  • Child and Youth Care Diploma or Degree; or
  • have completed the CYCCB Certification

Photocopy of your:

Diploma; or Degree; or CYCCB certificate; or a transcript clearly stating that your diploma/degree was granted 

Full Professional

You hold a related* diploma or degree and have at least 4000 hours employment as a Child and Youth Care Practitioner; or
You have a minimum of 600 hours (1 full year, full-time) of theory through post-secondary schools, workshops, in service, etc. and 6000 hours (3 years full-time) employment as a Child and Youth Care Practitioner

Proof of your education qualificarions
plus, a short letter from your employer(s) on the letterhead stating:

  • the dates of your employment
  • total hours worked
  • age and type of clients
  • and your role/position

New Graduate Full Professional Certified

You hold a: 

  • Child and Youth Worker Diploma; or
  • Child and Youth Care Diploma or Degree

granted within the last year

Photocopy of your:

Diploma; or Degree; or a transcript clearly stating that your diploma/degree was granted 

Student

You are currently enrolled part- or full-time in a Child and Youth Care or Child and Youth Worker program

Photocopy of a student card

Organizational

For agencies, school boards, companies, etc. to support the OACYC

 

Related diplomas - i.e. Corrections, Early Childhood, Behavioral Science, Social Services, etc.
   Related degrees - i.e. Education, Criminology, Psychology, Social Work, Child and Youth Administration, etc.

Please Note:

  • All memberships are renewable on October 15th of each year

PAPER APPLICATIONS:

2018-2019 Membership Application - new members

2018-2019 Membership Renewal Application and Professional Development Guidelines

ONLINE APPLICATIONS 2018-2019

Please note:  Our membership year begins October 15th and we will start processing 2018-2019 memberships beginning September 1, 2018. 

Click here to Apply for 2018-2019

Click here to Renew for 2018-2019

Click here to download a copy of the Petition for CYCPs, Child and Youth Care Practitioners.

Click here to download a copy of the Petition for Residents of Ontario, those not in the field but in support of request for legislation.