Individuals who have graduated from an interpreters education program, or meet defined criteria, and are currently involved in the provision of sign language interpreting are eligible for active membership in ASLIA. Active members are also affiliated with the national organization, AVLIC, and have completed a written test of knowledge (WTK). Active membership is the only category with voting privileges.
Individuals who are currently enrolled in an interpreter education program. Student members are included on ASLIA's email distribution list and have access to the Members Only section on the website.
Individuals or organizations who do not meet the requirements of membership, but wish to be supporters of ASLIA. Subscribers are included on ASLIA's email distribution list.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
AVLIC Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Professional Conduct
ASLIA Grievance Procedure and AVLIC Dispute Resolution Process
ASLIA Express Newsletter
Advocacy for the highest standard of interpreting services and interpreter training
Professional development opportunities
Reduced membership rates to register for ASLIA professional development events
Published documents/videotapes to assist your professional development
Social events and networking with colleagues and peers
Distribution of job postings
Alliances with other professional organizations including Organization Membership in WASLI
Donna Korpiniski Mentorship Award
Community Spirit Award
Outstanding Volunteer Award
Greg Douglas Bursary
Click HERE for a more detailed description of each award listed.
Dual membership with ASLIA and our national organization, the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (AVLIC) is required for membership.