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Volunteering with CAMRT

CAMRT has many opportunities for members to volunteer. These opportunities allow members to build their experience in areas of personal interest, to contribute back to the profession, and also to enjoy meeting other MRTs from throughout the country. Please check back often for opportunities currently available at CAMRT!

Training for CAMRT volunteers: Accessibility

There is legislation in Ontario that affects CAMRT, as well as each of us individually, called the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The purpose of this legislation is to create a fully accessible Ontario by 2025.

CAMRT seeks to accommodate its customers, employees and volunteers with a disability as best it can. As a volunteer, your contribution to the CAMRT workplace is important, and your interaction with employees or other volunteers who have a disability should be appropriate.

Please take some time to read this mini-workbook on the Integrated Accessibility Standards that CAMRT has put together for our volunteers. We hope you will find it useful and apply what you learn should the need arise. Please send any questions or feedback to Accessibility@camrt.ca. Thank you.

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Volunteer with the CAMRT - Be an Essay or Exhibit Competition Judge!

The CAMRT is looking for individuals who are interested in being judges for CAMRT's yearly essay and exhibit competition. This is a volunteer position that does not require a large time commitment.

Everything is electronic, including the marking. You will have a three to four week period within which to review and mark essay and poster submissions. The competition is held just before the annual general conference each year.

To be an essay or exhibit judge you must be:

  • a CAMRT member for at least 5 years.
  • a practicing technologist, manager or instructor.
  • able to demonstrate that you have a thorough knowledge of your discipline and/or sub-discipline.
  • able to demonstrate that you are knowledgeable of advances in the field of medical radiation technology in general, and particularly in your discipline and/or sub-discipline.
If you are interested in volunteering as a reviewer to judge the submissions for the essay and exhibit competition, please submit your CV and the completed online application form.

Certificate Exam Development:

Exam item writers and exam item reviewers needed

Recruitment for item writers and item reviewers is ongoing. A bank of applications from interested individuals in all disciplines is needed to support the process of certification exam development.

Didactic instructors, clinical instructors and direct patient care providers are invited to apply. Your expertise is valued and appreciated. Help ensure the entry-to-practice certification exam reflects current practice and assesses the competency required for safe and effective practice.

The meeting dates for exam item writing and exam item review will always be the months of February and March. Meetings are held in Ottawa with all expenses covered by CAMRT.
If you are interested please contact Elaine Dever, Director of Education.

Reviewers for the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences

The CAMRT is recruiting individuals who have professional writing and/or editing experience to serve as guest reviewers for the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences.

Reviewers are required to evaluate the suitability of research manuscripts for publication and ensure that the research / literature review is adequately portrayed. As a reviewer for the Journal, you will be expected to:

  • Commit the appropriate amount of time required for review of manuscripts (reviewers are generally given 4 to 6 weeks to review a paper)
  • Review manuscripts according to established policies and time frames
  • Disclose any conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise, related to a particular manuscript

We are seeking individuals who have expertise in the following areas of expertise:

  • Radiological technology
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Radiation therapy
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Statistics
  • Research methodology
  • Ethics
  • Management / leadership
  • Educators
If you want to participate in the dissemination of knowledge through a global professional journal, please send your resume with a letter outlining your editing / writing experience to: Carly McCuaig.

Authors for Quick Self-Study Courses

The result of a current membership survey indicated a high interest in the CAMRT Quick Self Study courses.
These are courses of approximately 30 pages in length, requiring the student to take 6-10 hours to complete. There are no assignments; however, a self-administered post-quiz of 20-30 multiple choice questions must be developed.

The author must request approval of the topic prior to development of the study. Remuneration will be paid upon completion.

If you are interested please contact Melanie Berube, Manager, Continuing Professional Development

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