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Development and Operations Manager Job (Newcastle, Co. Down)

Development and Operations Manager Job (Newcastle, Co. Down)

  Glenada Development and Operations Manager Job Summary and Application Pack YWCA YMCA Glenada are recruiting Development and Operations Manager. The Development and Operations Manager will manage the day to day operations of Glenada ensuring that it is managed cost effectively and to a high standard, meeting the needs of

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Download Our AGM Reports

Our Annual General Meeting took place on Saturday, 26th May 2018. If you’d like to learn more about our work in 2017 you can download the presentations made at our AGM and our annual accounts below. NATIONAL PRESIDENT AGM Report General Secretary Annual Report Treasurers Report YWCA Dublin Report The

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Join Our Team! Young Women’s Engagement Officer

Join Our Team! Young Women’s Engagement Officer

The Young Women’s Engagement and Development Officer will coordinate, develop and promote the meaningful engagement of young women in all aspects of  YWCA Ireland’s work.  This is new role based in the YWCA Ireland national office located at 64 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. The YWCA national office operates a

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Referendum on the Eighth Amendment 2018

Referendum on the Eighth Amendment 2018

The YWCA Ireland community includes people with a diversity of views on the upcoming Referendum on the Eighth Amendment.  Therefore, in relation to the Referendum, the Association is not advocating a position in the debate. YWCA Ireland encourages an ethos of understanding and respect throughout the Referendum discourse. YWCA Ireland

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Day 5: What’s Next?

Day 5: What’s Next?

Throughout this conference, women from all over the world came together to discuss the issue of women on the move. Every short lecture, every activity, and even break-time and lunch discussions added to the atmosphere of positive change surrounding this issue. Each person brought a perspective, their voice to share,

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Dancing and Discussions!

Dancing and Discussions!

Bethany Barr reports on Day 4 of the European YWCA Study Session in Budapest  Today was another great day, filled with activities, knowledge building and character defining moments. We have been very thankful to the European Youth Centre for the wonderful hospitality they have displayed in hosting us here and

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Digging Deeper

Digging Deeper

Brittany Steckel reflects on Day 3 of the European YWCA Study Session  Can you understand someone or their needs until you step into their shoes? This has been but one emphasis during the study session. There have been some brief informational sessions as well as longer interactive sessions to help

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Day 2: Meatless Monday

Day 2: Meatless Monday

This morning we woke up full of excitement for our first full day of the European YWCA Study Session at the Council of Europe in Budapest. After breakfast we joined some of the participants for morning devotions where we sang Psalms in English and in Latin before praying over the

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Day 1: Budapest Bound!

Day 1: Budapest Bound!

Wow what a first day! Today we embarked on our trip to Budapest for the 2018 Study Session with the European YWCA and the Youth Department of the Council of Europe. The topic? Leading Change for Young Women Migrants and Refugee Rights Across Europe. This is obviously a very current

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#PressforProgress on International Women’s Day

#PressforProgress on International Women’s Day

***Trigger warning. This article discusses violence against women and girls***   International Women’s Day (IWD) takes place around the world each year on March 8th. The day presents the opportunity to celebrate the many advancements towards gender equality and women’s rights while also shining a light on the ongoing discrimination

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