NER-AMTA's Membership Support/Pay It Forward Application
Where do you live in the New England region?
MUSIC THERAPY CREDENTIALS:
Have you ever been an AMTA member in the past?
If yes, how many years ago?
What is your current employment status?
Not currently employed
How many hours a week are you working as a music therapist?
Please check the amount YOU are able to contribute towards the cost of your membership.
The full cost of professional membership is $250.
80% = $200.00
70% = $ 175.00
50% = $125.00
40% = $100.00
30% = $75.00
20% = $50.00
Do you have coupons from your internship packet that you can use for your first or second year of membership?
If you do not have a Welcome to the Profession Intern Packet from AMTA, you can request one here:
If so, what is the amount of your coupon?
How can you pay your membership forward in a non-financial way?
Please check two ways to "Pay it Forward".
Volunteer time to serve NER -AMTA.
Volunteer to help at the NER Conference.
Serve on a task force for the region or on your state advocacy task force.
Present at local high schools in your community to recruit future music therapists.
Sponsor a ‘Music Therapy Day’ at your workplace to advocate for music therapy.
Provide a professional In-Service/Presentation about Music Therapy and its benefits.
Share a testimonial about how an NER-AMTA membership impacts you and your clients.
Support the Fundraising Task Force- host a fundraiser or help to brainstorm ideas.
Support Membership Committee by making phone calls for a membership drive.
Submitting a proposal for a presentation or a CMTE at the NER Conference.
Submitting a proposal for an interdisciplinary conference.
Donate a Day to AMTA and NER by meeting with your local representatives.
Please identify one person to whom the Committee can contact as a personal or professional reference. Include the person's: 1) Name 2) Email address 3) Telephone number.
PERSONAL STATEMENT SECTION
PAY IT FORWARD NARRATIVE SECTION
Please write in paragraph form.
Why do you want to be a member of the NER and AMTA?
What do you want to get out of being a member?
How will being a member impact your professional life or your work in the field?
Is there anything else you would like mention?
The Committee asks that each award recipient complete their pay-it-forward task(s) and submit a short summary by December 15, 2018. These short summaries are to be emailed to Elizabeth Ferguson & Marissa Scott at:
. This will help us gather feedback, add new ideas to how other MT-BCs can Pay It Forward in future years, and support the continuation of this new program. Do you agree to this?
Names of recipients of Pay It Forward grants must be shared with AMTA in NER’s annual 990 report for tax purposes. Do you agree to this?
NER-AMTA cannot guarantee anonymity after the blind review process is complete and grant decisions are finalized. Do you agree to this?
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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