Membership

Benefits

General Benefits

NZDSN members belong to a values driven network of service providers and supporters committed to a social change movement that is focused on achieving inclusive lives and active citizenship for disabled people.

Benefits include:

  • subsidised access to our Provider Development Programme and the NZDSN Annual Conference
  • participation in regional networks for providers
  • access to our communications, newsletters, publications, online discussions, working parties and reference groups
  • the ability to connect with other providers
  • access to our Partnership Scheme which offers exclusive discounts for provider organisations and their staff
  • our membership covers a wide variety of provider interests including: employment support, residential services, supporting living, and other specialised services

Membership fees are tailored to organisation size and include individual and associate membership

What We Do

 

  • We are a network of organisations and individuals involved in providing disability support services.
  • We provide a strong voice to government on matters of policy, service design and legislation.
  • We promote innovation, quality services, research and deliver a provider development programme.
  • We ensure good communication with members and support for regional networks.
  • We contribute to government working parties and reference groups.
  • We respond to government requests for advice and input.
Our Services

Provider Development Programme
A series of workshops and training events showcasing best/next practice and innovation.  Two workstreams are tailored for leaders and direct service staff.  The programme also includes communities of practice and leadership mentoring opportunities and informed by an analysis of NZDSN member needs.

NZDSN Annual Conference
The NZDSN Annual Conference attracts a wide variety of international and national keynote speakers and workstream presenters covering the latest developments and innovations within this sector.

Regional Networks
NZDSN supports a series of regional networking activities providing opportunities for information sharing which ensure providers are well connected across the regions.

Workforce Development
NZDSN contributes to and leads initiatives to develop and improve qualification pathways within the disability workforce as well as advocating for fairer remunerations.

Research and Quality Development Projects
These include things like the development of practice guidelines and policy research.

Membership Options

Full Organisational Membership (voting)

Membership levels are calculated on the basis of an organisation’s level of revenue and members must be providers of disability support services.

Full membership enables participation in NZDSN business including:

  • board elections
  • involvement in working parties and reference groups
  • consultation on policy matters
  • discounted attendance at most NZDSN events including the NZDSN annual conference
  • regular NZDSN newsletters
  • all email alerts
  • latest information from government

All Membership applications require the approval of the NZDSN Board.

Associate Membership (non-voting)

Associate membership applies to interested organisations and individuals that are keen to be involved and support our work.  Members must be providers of  disability support services

Associate membership benefits:

  • consultation on policy matters
  • discounted attendance at most NZDSN events including the NZDSN annual conference
  • regular NZDSN newsletters
  • all email alerts
  • latest information from government

All Membership applications require the approval of the NZDSN Board.

Show Pricing Structure
  • Level 1

    For organisations with revenue of $10 million or more

    $6000+GST
  • Level 2

    For organisations with revenue of $5 million to $10 million

    $4000+GST
  • Level 3

    For organisations with revenue of $3 million to $5 million

    $3000+GST
  • Level 4

    For organisations with revenue of $1.5 million to $3 million

    $1500+GST
  • Level 5

    For organisations with revenue of $1 million to $1.5 million

    $1000+GST
  • Level 6

    For organisations with revenue of $500,000 to $1 million

    $500+GST
  • Level 7

    For organisations with revenue of up to $500,000

    $250+GST
  • Level 8

    Associate Member : Organisation

    $350+GST
  • Level 9

    Associate Member : Friends of NZDSN (Individual)

    $100+GST
  • Level 10

    Associate Member : Individualised Funding Holders

    $50+GST