Becoming an OASLI member is a great opportunity to network with professional interpreters, participate in OASLI-sponsored events and committees, and support the profession.
The Ontario Association of Sign Language Interpreters (OASLI) membership is offered in two categories: Active and Student members.
ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP is open to those who are actively working as an interpreter and meet minimum education requirements. This category applies to
Active members receive the following benefits:
Student members receive the following benefits:
SUBSCRIBER category is open to individuals or organizations who do not meet the requirements of membership above, but wish to be supporters of OASLI. This is a great way to stay informed about OASLI, while supporting the organization. Subscribers are included on the OASLI listserv (email distribution list) and receive updates, information and our monthly e-newsletter, Board Bytes.
All memberships are paid to and processed by the Association of Visual Language Interpreters (AVLIC). Dual membership with OASLI and AVLIC is required for membership.
To become an active member, student member or subscriber- please submit your registration through AVLIC
The AVLIC/OASLI membership year runs from April 1 - March 31 annually. New memberships can be processed at any time of the year, but fees will not be pro-rated.
Membership exemption (or leave) is an option for Active Members who require long term leave due to