|About - Membership||Flex membership is the RMTAO's membership model. Basic membership for one low rate with the option of adding any of the additional programs designed just for you.|
1. Itís a Pride thing.
Membership in the RMTAO is one of the most affordable ways of demonstrating your pride in and support for the Massage Therapy Profession. By joining the RMTAO, you are showing support for the MT profession by investing in quality education, advocacy and insurance, and the many other great programs offered by the RMTAO.
2. Seriously, what else can you get for 26 cents a day?
An annual RMTAO membership is only $94.99. Join the RMTAO and take advantage of the incredible benefits offered to you as a member.
3. Membership gives you a competitive advantage.
Being a member increases your competitive advantage by providing you with exclusive savings on products and services that you use for your Massage Therapy practice, low cost insurance premiums, a listing on RMTFind.com and much more.
As the RMTAO membership grows, we add your voice to the whole which increases our presence with the Government, WSIB, MVA, Pan-Canadian relations, and other stakeholders. It gives us a stronger voice to work on your behalf. The more members the RMTAO has, the more we can negotiate effectively on behalf of the profession.
4. Free Advertising on RMTFind.com Ė Exclusive to RMTAO members!
RMTFind.com, a website designed for the public, allows individuals to search for RMTs in their area. The site attracts thousands of monthly viewers. RMTAO membership gives you one FREE listing. Advertise your practice to the public just by being an RMTAO member.
5. Sharpen your Leadership Skills
Take advantage of the numerous opportunities to get involved. The RMTAO welcomes members to participate in various committees, working groups, as well as sit on the Board of Directors. You can play a leadership role by lending us your input and bringing your knowledge and skill set to the table. Being a part of the RMTAO also means you can become a Community Network coordinator and set up a group of local therapists in your area. Hold meetings and events with the support of the RMTAO and become a leader in your community.
6. Your RMT Connection
RMTAO membership keeps you connected to your fellow RMTs and to the profession. Through Community Networks, members can connect with other therapists in their area to network and to build a support network. The RMTAO keeps you connected through our weekly e-news digest, The Friday File, updating members on profession related news. Members are also connected through their subscription to our quarterly magazine, Massage Therapy Today: Putting Knowledge into Practice, and through the online member directory which keeps you connected with your fellow RMTs. This service is exclusive to the RMTAO.
7. Career Centre
The RMTAOís Career Centre is the #1 place for RMTs to find a comprehensive list of jobs and spaces available. It also provides members with vital information including interview tips, resume help, information on negotiating, contracts and financing. It is a comprehensive, one-stop shop for all your Career needs. With an average of 40 listings every month, that alone is worth the fee for membership.
8. Save BIG on benefits
As an Association, the RMTAO uses its strength in numbers to be able to negotiate the best possible deal for its members. Whether itís offering members the lowest PLI premiums in the Province or providing members with competitive Home and Auto insurance coverage, RMTAO members save big. Our goal is to save you as much money as possible while still providing you with quality services. Here are some of the ways you can save with RMTAO membership.
9. Your membership may be Tax deductible
According to the Canada Revenue, your RMTAO membership may be deductible.
10. Itís the Right Thing to Do!!
As a health professional in Ontario, it is important to become a member and support your Professional Association. The RMTAO is your voice, as an advocate and as the group that is working for you. Whether we are negotiating better rates and greater discounts or lobbying on your behalf with WSIB, we are working for RMTs in Ontario. Support your Professional Association with membership, itís the right thing to do!
The RMTAO exists in order to advance the massage therapy profession in Ontario. Improvements in the ability of Registered Massage Therapists to provide quality care will improve the health of the people of Ontario whom the profession serves.
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