Criteria for CSMT Membership

Criteria for CSMT Membership

Only Professional Level AMTA Members can join the Community Service Massage Team. AMTA Student Members and non-AMTA members can participate in events but will not have the benefits of Team Membership.


1. Professional Level CSMT volunteers must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Professional AMTA member in good standing and carry AMTA insurance.
  • Hold a current NY massage therapist license.
  • Have successfully completed a CSMT training program provided by the NY Chapter.
  • Serve as a volunteer for at least one NY Chapter community event per year; two if you are a member of the Emergency Response Team
  • Sign an agreement to abide by the designated dress code, standards of conduct, and established procedures while representing the AMTA-NY Chapter at community events.
  • Bring a copy of your NYS Registration and your AMTA membership card.

 

Benefits are as follows:

  • Business cards of team members at every event
  • Free CSMT tee shirt upon completing two events
  • Team Members: Education voucher $25 for every 2 events worked. (Max $100)
  • Team Leaders:  Mileage to and from events paid by Chapter and Education voucher $50 for every 2 events worked.

2. Student Level CSMT volunteers must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Student AMTA member in good standing.
  • Be currently enrolled in a massage training program approved by the State, or have graduated from a massage training program with license applied for and/or pending,
  • Students currently attending a massage training program must be accompanied by a school clinic supervisor, if doing hands-on work.  Auxiliary and administrative work may be done by non-supervised students and those graduates with license pending.
  • Sign an agreement to abide by the designated dress code, standards of conduct, and established procedures
    while representing the AMTA-NY Chapter at community events.