As a member of Family Day Care Australia (FDCA) our focus is to represent, support and promote you so that you can provide great outcomes for the children and families you support.
When you become a member of FDCA you join a network of early childhood educators and service professionals across Australia and you are making a vital contribution to our work in supporting, promoting and representing the sector. As your national, not-for-profit, peak body, your investment in us, is an investment in a stronger future for family day care.
We will also help you in delivering quality outcomes for children and in the management, administration and compliance of your business, including free resources and professional development.
As a member you'll have access to:
Exclusive FDCA Member Zone access which is an FDCA member's our one stop shop for professional development, resources and marketing materials
Access to theCompliance Dashboard for services, which not only provides a real-time data on educators' insurance currency status, but allows services to Services to track a range of vital information about their educators, including the status of their National Police Checks, Working with Children Checks, First Aid Training, and Anaphylaxis and Emergency Asthma Training.
Click hereto view just some of the additional Member Initiatives FDCA is undertaking in 2022-23 to support you across the year!
Our other major function for members is to promote family day care as an option of choice for parents and potential educators, helping you to promote and grow your business.
As a member you'll have access to:
FDCA's Market My Business Hub – which provides free, professionally designed digital marketing resources to all of our members including flyers, brochures and posters
A FREE listing on the FDCA family day care locator that allows members to customise their listing with a profile page, photo and vacancy information to help you reach families directly and promote your family day care business
Media and communications support, including the family day care photo library
Click hereto view just some of the additional Member Initiatives FDCA is undertaking in 2022-23 to promote you across the year.
Changes in child care policy can have a significant impact on our sector. As a member we will help you understand your regulatory environment, stay up to date with changes that affect you and to have your say on and influence child care policy.
Through continued advocacy and consultation, FDCA developssubmissions on an ongoing basis to ensure our sector is represented within all levels of local, state and federal bodies on all major policy issues affecting the family day care sector.
As outlined in our 2022-2025 Strategic Plan, we are committed to providing a clear and executable roadmap for a stronger future for family day care through our Mission, our Values, our Strategic Priorities and our Key Initiatives.
As a member you also have the opportunity to:
Contribute to member surveys and consultations on issues as they arise
Provide input into FDCA's submissions to governments on key policy and regulatory matters affecting the sector
Participate in vital research conducted by FDCA or in partnership with some of Australia's leading universities and ECEC academics
Nominate to participate in FDCA advisory groups
Nominate and vote for Board Directorship
Click hereto view just some of the additional Member Initiatives FDCA is undertaking in 2022-23 to represent you across the year.