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We are recruiting a Deputy General Secretary

We are recruiting a Deputy General Secretary

Deputy General Secretary (Part – Time)  The Deputy General Secretary will work closely with the YWCA Ireland national board and General Secretary. Reporting to the General Secretary the post holder will be responsible for oversight of all aspects of YWCA Ireland’s business development, property management and financial reporting. This is

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16 Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence

16 Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence

Bethany Barr, YWCA Dublin Resident Assistant, reflects on her participation in the 16 Days of Action against Gender Based Violence. Over the course of one week in December, I attended not one, but two events relating to violence against women in conjunction with the 16 days of activism against gender

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YMCA YWCA M Power Project Jobs

YMCA YWCA M Power Project Jobs

  YMCA Ireland requires the following staff to deliver the M-Power Personal Development/Citizenship/Community Relations youth work project over the next 4 years. The project is aimed at young people aged 14-24. The programme will be delivered over 7 YMCA Locations including Londonderry, Belfast, Larne/Carrick, North Down, Lisburn, Lurgan/Portadown, Newcastle and

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A YWCA Ireland Position: Prostitution

A YWCA Ireland Position: Prostitution

Position Summary (Download the full position paper here: PositionPaperProstitution OCT2017) “Prostitution and trafficking in human beings for sexual exploitation disproportionately affects women and girls”.[1]  YWCA Ireland affirms the view that prostitution is violence against women and constitutes a fundamental violation of human rights. There is evidence to show that the majority of

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YWCA Job Opportunities in Dublin City

YWCA Job Opportunities in Dublin City

Development and Operations Manager (Maternity Leave Cover)  The Development and Operations Manager will manage the day to day operations of the YWCA Residence ensuring that it is managed cost effectively and to a high standard, meeting the needs of our service users and contributing directly to the strategic focus of

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More Young Women in the Board Room Please!

More Young Women in the Board Room Please!

Young women’s leadership has been at the heart of the YWCA movement since its fruition more than a century ago. With more than 50% of YWCA Ireland’s governing board members aged 35 or under,  the association has proven that young women want to lead, that young women can lead and

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YWCA of Armenia – Women for a Better Future!

YWCA of Armenia – Women for a Better Future!

During a recent trip to the Caucasus, I accepted an invite to visit the Armenian YWCA in Noyemberyan. The welcome was warm and I was honoured to have the opportunity to reconnect with YWCA sisters, deepen my knowledge and be inspired and challenged by their work.  Although my time there

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Job Opportunity: Relief Worker (Dublin City)

Job Opportunity: Relief Worker (Dublin City)

We are currently recruiting a Relief Worker for the YWCA Residence, 64 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. Working as part of a team the Relief Worker will be responsible for the delivery of friendly and efficient guest services in the YWCA Residence. The YWCA Residence provides affordable accommodation to students and

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Citizen’s Assembly Submission: Tackling Climate Change

The Citizen’s Assembly recently sought submissions in response to the question “how can the State make Ireland a leader in tackling global climate change?” The YWCA Ireland welcomed this opportunity to make a submission on behalf of our members, which you can find below.   Ireland; A State Approach to Empowering

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Apply Now for YWCA Baggot Street RA Programme!

Apply Now for YWCA Baggot Street RA Programme!

The YWCA Dublin Resident Assistant (RA) programme provides an exciting opportunity for 4 women to enhance their work experience, hone their leadership skills and live in a dynamic and intercultural environment in our student residence in Dublin city centre from September 2017 – June 2018. During this time RAs are

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