Career Development Association of New Zealand


Member Benefits

CDANZ is about you, the member, and what you need and want to support you in your profession as a career practitioner.

See our Member Benefits Table

Assuring Excellence in Knowledge

  • CDANZ Conference - our two day celebration of career development focuses on research and leading practice from Aotearoa and the world. 
  • Other national professional development events including the biennial events - NZ Occupational Rehabilitation Conference and CareerX
  • CDANZ webinars and online content
  • CDANZ Mentoring Programme
  • Branch networking, professional development and leadership opportunities
  • Attendance at national and international affiliated events at member rates
  • Access to up-to-date information and resources via the website 
  • Access to professional journals. 
  • Library service for CDANZ members download here (pdf)

Maintaining Standards for the Profession

  • CDANZ Professional Standards including CDANZ Code of Ethics, Competency Framework, Continuing Professional Development and more

Protecting Members

  • Access to competitively priced Professional Indemnity Insurance (for Full, Professional, Fellow and Life members) (pdf) and contact information.

Advocacy for practitioners and the sector

  • Strong advocacy within government ministries and working groups
  • Alliances with related organisations, such as CATE, NZATD, NZDSN and ICF
  • International affiliations e.g. IAEVG, CDAA
  • Participation at forums in local and national levels

Ensuring support for Members

  • Support and resourcing amongst fellow professionals

Promoting Member Networking and Sharing

  • Special Interest Groups
  • Local Branch meetings
  • Diversity of membership