Membership of WASCA is offered to schools and individuals working in canteens in Government, Catholic and Independent schools throughout Western Australia.
There are two categories of membership – Ordinary membership (voting rights) and Associate membership (no voting rights).
Ordinary membership – available to:
a) Any school community which has responsibility for the operation of a school canteen, such school community being represented by one delegate;
b) Individual persons who have been actively engaged in the daily management, organisation of a school canteen during the past five years; $80.
Associate membership – available to:
a) Corporate: representatives of companies active in the provision of goods and services directly to school canteens, hospitals and community groups; government departments; and non-government not for profit organisations who work with schools and community groups; $130
b) Personal: persons with an interest in the work of the Association; $70
|Discounted training fees e.g. Traffic light; StarCAP2; Financial management; Food safety and hygiene||$15||$20|
|Professional development and events throughout the year||Discount applies||Full price|
|One on one consultancy service to review canteen operations||Eligible & free||Not eligible|
|Four General Meetings featuring guest speakers and product samples||Eligible & free||Not eligible|
|Robin Bromley Visionary Grants program – 3 x $1,000 grants||Eligible||Not eligible|
|Participate in the Star Canteen Accreditation Program 2 (StarCAP2)||Eligible||Not eligible|
|Input into the Federation of Canteens in Schools – FOCIS (national body)||Eligible||Not eligible|
|WASCA eNews publications – at least 6 per year||Eligible||Not eligible|
|CanTeam Newsletter – two issues per year; featuring stories direct from members||2 copies (member & principal)||1 copy (principal)|
|Star Choice™ Buyer’s Guide – two issues per year||2 copies (member & principal)||1 copy (principal)|
|Advisory service – email or phone contact five days a week||Unlimited||Limited|
|Menu and recipe assessment against the Department of Education’s Healthy Food and Drink policy||Unlimited||Limited|
Decide which category of membership, complete an application form, and return with your cheque made payable to WASCA, PO Box 3484, East Perth, WA 6892 or make a direct deposit to our Bank Account (BSB 306 035, Account No. 419 758 5).
Download the current membership form and fee categories.