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Purpose: To maintain an area-wide Activity Professional organization
which reflects the interest and needs of the members to:
Members receive the MAPA workshop discount, eligibility for MAPA-sponsored scholarships, news about job opportunities, and access to the entertainer database. What a deal!
Want to eat out with fellow MAPA members and get to help plan future events? Check the calendar and join us for the monthly steering committee meetings.
MAPA: Metrolina Activity Professionals Association
Purpose: To maintain an area-wide Activity Professional organization which reflects the interests and needs of the members to: Expand and improve the quality of care in health care facilities, adult day care, retirement homes, assisted living communities, and other settings that provide activity services to seniors. Ensure better interaction and communication between activity professionals, regulatory agencies, and other health care professionals. Promote and provide appropriate educational opportunities specifically geared to the activity profession and the needs of the people it serves. Advance professional recognition. Educate membership of legislation affecting the activity profession. Provide local support and interaction among activity professionals.
Educational programs: are offered periodically through the year. Educational credit from these programs may be used toward certification as an Activity Professional through various certifying bodies. MAPA also keeps members informed of other educational opportunities available to Activity Professionals on the MAPA Website: www.mapa-nc.com
Membership is open to anyone interested in activity services in long term health care, assisted living communities, adult day care programs, senior centers, retirement housing, etc. in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties (Union, Cabarrus, Gaston, Lincoln, Rowan, and Iredell.) Facilities may pay for a membership that would be retained in the event their Activity Professional leaves and is replaced with someone else. Individual memberships are retained by the member. Student memberships are available to those taking classes directly relating to the activity profession. Membership runs on the calendar year. Meetings Meetings are held in conjunction with educational workshops, at various long-term care communities within MAPA’s district. Dues: Dues are $20.00 per person for facility and individual membership and $5.00 per person for student memberships. Checks should be made payable to Metrolina Activity Professionals Association or MAPA. Individual memberships must be paid by the individual; likewise, facility memberships are paid by company check. Any member with dues paid by company check is automatically considered a facility membership.
YES! I WANT TO JOIN MAPA!
There are two ways to join: Complete the Online Application and make a payment using the PayPal Button below, or Mail in a check, payable to Metrolina Activity Professionals Association, with the printed application form.
Click on the following link. Print and fill in the application form. Mail to the address on the form. Be sure to include the form with your check to avoid any confusion.
Printable Application Form Link
Your membership dues help sponsor a year's worth of Advocacy, Networking and Training. Individuals or Facilities pay $20 per person. Student membership is $5. Use the PayPal button below to make a payment.