Make joining ACWA your New Year's resolution!
Is your New Year's resolution to progress in or kickstart your career? Joining (or re-joining) ACWA is a great way to get you on the path to career success.
ACWA supports community workers in every sphere of their work, including providing opportunities for professional development, sharing resources and promoting ethical practice. Practitioners who make the most of their membership are recognised for their commitment to professionalism and are highly sought after by industry employers.
If you are looking to join ACWA for the first time click here to learn more about how our work will benefit you and how to apply. If you are a lapsed member looking to re-enter the sector please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your renewal request and full name.
Australia's first publicly accessible registration system for community workers
After twelve months of consultation and testing of software ACWA is proud to have officially launched Australia’s first publicly accessible register for community workers at our AGM on 29 November 2014.
The register is a tool for practitioners and the public to ensure that those working in the sector are who they say they are and have a genuine qualification. This type of third party verification is common among professions that provide essential services to the community, for example, social workers, doctors, nurses and engineers.
Just prior to launching the register ACWA’s outgoing President Wendy Raine said ‘The new community workers’ register is a win for all. Read more.