Membership Information

Consider Membership 
Established in 1875, YWCA Ireland is the longest established women’s movement on the island of Ireland. Today, we are proud of our long history of supporting women and girls to be leaders, encouraging women in their Christian faith and of providing safe spaces for women and girls and continue this work on a national and local level.

By joining YWCA Ireland;

  • You support our vision to empower women and girls in their Christian faith, leadership and human rights.
  • As a voting member you directly impact our services, our direction and our voice.
  • You join the worldwide YWCA movement uniting more than 25 million women and girls in 125 countries.

Members of YWCA Ireland receive great benefits and opportunities including:

  • Opportunities for networking, sharing and learning in Ireland, across Europe and around the world where you can meet others with shared aims and forge long lasting friendships
  • Voting rights at our Annual General Meetings
  • Opportunities to participate in the decision-making of the organisation
  • E-Newsletters
  • Invitations to our events and trainings (national and local)
  • Information about our campaigns

Who can be a member?
Women who are passionate about YWCA Ireland’s mission and vision are eligible for full membership of the association and have full voting rights. All members must be age 18 years or over.  Men and YWCA employees passionate about our mission and vision can support our work by becoming associate members. Associate members do not have full voting rights. No age limits apply and any details you provide to us are kept confidentially and will not be shared.

Annual Membership Fees
Annual Full Membership – €20 or £20
Special Student Membership – €10 or £10
Associate Membership – €10 or £10
Over 65’s & Unwaged- €10 or £10

*Please note that you can cancel your membership at any time and have your name and details removed from our database and records. However annual membership fees are non-refundable.