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Stay current. Get connected. Be committed to your profession.

Why join us?

Become a part of more than 300 Alberta and North of 60 career development professionals who stay connected through their professional association. 


We work in the following areas:

  • Human Resources Departments
  • Insurance companies
  • Junior and Senior High Schools
  • Municipal, provincial and Federal Government
  • Self Employed
  • Newcomer settlement and immigration agencies
  • Post-secondary institutions
  • Profit and non-for-profit organizations
  • Rehabilitation Organizations

Hear what our members have to say

MEMBER CATEGORIES AND BENEFITS

INDIVIDUAL

ALUMNI

STUDENT

PROFESSIONALLY CERTIFIED MEMBER

PRE-CERTIFIED MEMBER
(changes after Sept.1, 2019

ORGANIZATION MEMBER (Large)

ORGANIZATION MEMBER (small)

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

Member benefits associated with the individual, alumni, and professional certified member categories include:

  • CDAA membership certificate and lapel pin.
  • Member only pricing for all CDAA events.
  • Member only pricing for select non-CDAA events.
  • Eligibility for discounted professional and commercial general liability insurance.
  • Free subscription to CDAA’s quarterly e-publication, Career Momentum.
  • Free subscription to CDAA’s bi-weekly e-newsletter, Community Connector.
  • Weekly job posting notifications.

  • Opportunity to advertise in the CDAA Career and Employment Services Directory.
  • Opportunity to be nominated for CDAA Career Development Awards of Excellence (“Lifetime Membership”, “Career Development Practitioner of the Year”, or “Volunteer of the Year”).
  • Access to member only opportunities and resources through the CDAA website and member only emails.
  • Access to other CDAA member perks and benefits.
  • Promotion of own events/workshops/practitioner resources, free of charge, by providing a direct web link to the CDAA for inclusion in CDAA’s bi-weekly e-newsletter, Community Connector.

Organization member benefits include:

  • CDAA membership certificate.
  • Discounted individual, alumni, and professionally certified membership pricing (15% for small organizations and 20% for large organizations) – organization or employee paid.
  • Member only pricing for all CDAA events and select non-CDAA events – for those employees with individual, alumni, and professionally certified memberships.
  • Discounted non-member pricing (15% for small organizations and 20% for large organizations) for all CDAA events and select non-CDAA events – for those employees without individual, alumni, and professionally certified memberships.

  • Free subscription to CDAA’s quarterly e-publication, Career Momentum.
  • Free subscription to CDAA’s bi-weekly e-newsletter, Community Connector.
  • Weekly job posting notifications.
  • Opportunity to advertise in the CDAA Career and Employment Services Directory.
  • Community Affiliate pricing (a 10% discount) on the purchase of up to, but not including, 1,000 Employment Readiness Scale Codes.

MEMBERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. The CDAA requires members to follow professional conduct guidelines including adherence to a Code of Ethics. 
  2. There is an expectation of members to remain current by maintaining and enhancing their competencies in the career development field. 
  3. Members are expected to renew their membership on an annual basis. 
  4. Every member is expected to access their online profile and update it as necessary.

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