JOIN VRA CANADA

As a member of VRA Canada, you are part of the longest-standing association of vocational rehabilitation professionals across Canada, networking with VRs across Canada.

CONNECT. LEARN. SHARE.

VRA Canada both values and is driven by the Voices it represents. As a member you have access to exclusive benefits to save you money, but more importantly you have access to internationally recognized training and are supported through in-person and online networking and learning opportunities that are free or low-cost. That is how we have built a state-of-the-art suite of VRA Benefits that meets the specific needs of members. This suite is continually being refined to stay current with what members want and need today.

CONNECT. LEARN. SHARE.

VRA Canada both values and is driven by the Voices it represents. As a member you have access to exclusive benefits to save you money, but more importantly you have access to internationally recognized training and are supported through in-person and online networking and learning opportunities that are free or low-cost. That is how we have built a state-of-the-art suite of VRA Benefits that meets the specific needs of members. This suite is continually being refined to stay current with what members want and need today.

Members of VRA Canada have access not only to supporting programs and services, but to a network of more than 1,000 of Canada’s leading vocational rehabilitation professionals. As Canada’s oldest and longest-serving professional association in the field of vocational rehabilitation, VRA Canada provides the institutional knowledge, expertise, and support to help members excel in their profession.

 

To learn more about the benefits of being a member of VRA Canada:

Regular Rates

Available between January 1 and January 31, 2024.

  • Late Fee applies after January 31, 2024

$375

Professional Member*

$325

Associate Member**

$150

Affiliate

$150

Retired Friend

$50

Introductory

$0!!

Student
Professional Member

Qualifications:

  • Must hold a valid designation or certification of Fellow, RRP, RVP, RCSS, CVRP (Fellow and Diplomate), CVRP(P), RTWDM, CCRC, CRC, CCVE (Fellow and Diplomate), ICVE, Retired Professional, or another designation/certification approved by the Board from time to time

 

Benefits:

  • Access to all VRA Canada benefits 
  • Voting privileges
  • Basic Professional Liability Insurance included; Enhanced coverage available for a fee
  • Can be nominated to sit on the VRA Canada Board or join a Committee

 

Fee:

  • Early Bird (November 15 – December 31)  – $325
  • Regular (January 1 – January 31) – $375
Associate Member

Qualifications:

  • Gaining work or educational experience to qualify as a Professional member

 

Benefits:

  • Access to all VRA Canada benefits
  • No voting privileges
  • May purchase Professional Liability Insurance at a preferred rate
  • Can join a VRA Canada Committee 

 

Fee:

  • Early Bird (November 15 – December 31) – $275
  • Regular (January 1 – January 31) – $325
Affiliate Member

Qualifications:

  • People who provide supports within the broad Vocational Rehabilitation field
  • May have no formal VR designations or certifications

 

Benefits:

  • Access to VRA Canada benefits
  • No voting privileges
  • Can join a VRA Committee

 

Fee:  $150

Student Member

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate program at an accredited institution
  • Must provide proof of student status 

Benefits:

  • Access to all VRA Canada benefits
  • No voting privileges
  • Can join a VRA Canada Committee 

 

Fee: $0!!

Introductory Member

Qualifications:

  • Interested in knowing more about the profession of VR or VRA Canada OR
  • New Grad (first year of working after graduation)
  • One year membership term

Benefits:

  • Access to VRA Canada benefits
  • No voting privileges
  • Can join a VRA Canada Committee

 

Fee: $50 

Retired Member

Qualifications:

  • Retired and not working
  • Want to stay connected with VRA Canada and retain professional status

Benefits:

  • Access to all VRA Canada benefits
  • Voting privileges
  • Can be nominated to sit on the VRA Canada Board or join a Committee

 

Fee: $150

Fellow

Qualifications:

  • Awarded a Fellowship through VRA Canada (nomination only)

Benefits:

  • Access to all VRA Canada Benefits
  • Voting privileges
  • Can be nominated to sit on the VRA Canada Board or join a Committee

 

Fee: $0

* Professional Members are those holding the designations of Fellow, RRP, RVP, RCSS, MCVRP, CVRP, CVRP(I), CVRP(P), CVRP(F), CVRP(D), CCRC, CRC, CVE, CCVE, CCVE(P), CCVE(F), CCVE(D), or another designation as approved by the Board.

** Associate Members are those members gaining work or educational experience to qualify as a Professional Member, or those joining to access networking or education opportunities.

All VRA memberships are on a yearly basis

(January 1 – December 31) and require annual renewals