Membership types and benefits

For as little as $2 a week you’ll enjoy a long list of members-only benefits...

These include: events and training days, resources, savings on business insurance, FREE insurance for individual self employed memberships, FREE professional advice and advocacy, FREE fees for Open Polytechnic's Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care Level 4 qualification.

You’ll also enjoy the feeling of support and connection that comes from joining your national association – the longest serving Early Childhood Education body that focuses solely on Home-based.

We give you a voice with the Ministry of Education and other Government departments, we campaign for you – whether you’re a self-employed educator or you own a licensed service.

Take a look at our membership types below, choose the one that fits you, and then click through to read all the benefits you will receive when you join our family.

Individual Membership | Self-Employed - Option 1

If you provide home-based childcare for a service that is licensed by the Ministry of Education (you’re a self-employed contractor in your own home), this is the membership for you.

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Individual Membership | Self-Employed - Option 2

As above, this membership option is perfect if you provide home-based childcare for a service that is licensed by the Ministry of Education (you’re a self-employed contractor in your own home), but don't require any insurance cover.

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Individual Membership | Employed

This membership type is for anyone working in Home-based childcare who is an employee of a Ministry of Education-licensed service, including nannies, coordinators, administrators, education team leaders (ETL), owners/managers of licensed services, etc.

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MOE-Licensed Service/Agency

This membership type is for Home-based childcare services/agencies/organisations that are currently MOE-Licensed.

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Affiliate Individual

Affiliate individuals are those who work in Home-based childcare, but not for a MOE-licensed service/agency. Click here to see your membership benefits.

Affiliate Service/Agency

This membership type is for Home-based childcare services/agencies/organisations that are not currently MOE-Licensed. Click here to see your membership benefits.