TOP 10 REASONS TO BE PART OF THIS PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION:
1. POAO gives you a voice on relevant issues directly related to your job. Have your say! Be heard!
- POAO promotes the diversity of our members and respects the uniqueness in each other and the clients we serve.
- POAO provides timely representative perspectives on legislative and policy issues to MCYS and MCSCS decision makers.
- POAO provides regular opportunities for professional skill development (PD days, Symposium) and advocacy for ongoing training initiatives.
- POAO will provide financial support in the form of a bursary for members and/or their family to take educational courses related to our profession.
- POAO provides member discounts and deals on hotels, theme parks, event tickets, and more through Perkopolis.
- POAO promotes a positive awareness of our profession within our broader communities through fundraising and special projects.
- POAO promotes professional relationships with other PO/ PPO’s all over Ontario through social activities and training opportunities.
- POAO supports the crucial role PO/ PPO’s play in reducing recidivism and addressing community safety.
- POAO is a professional association established for YOU, by YOU. POAO needs YOU! BECOME A MEMBER NOW!