Membership Categories & Annual Fees


Full-time (FT) $299.00

Working more than 24 hours per week.

Part-time (PT) $195.00 

Working 10-24 hours per week.

Unemployed (UN) $99.00 

Not working or working less than 10 hours per week.

Retired (RE) $99.00

Permanently retired from all employment. 

Student Membership (ST) $99.00

Currently enrolled in a B.S.W., M.S.W., or PHD program at an accredited Canadian University pursuing first degree in social work. 

New Graduate Year 2(NG2) $195.00

Within 24 months following graduation.

New Graduate Year 1 (NG1) $145.00

Within 12 months following graduation.

Graduate Student (GR) $99.00

Pursuing a second or third degree and *unemployed
*Graduate Students pursuing a second or third degree and working choose category related to employment status: FT or PT.

Parental Leave

Active OASW members going on parental leave can have their fees waived for up to 12 months.