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Part – Time General Support Worker (Greystones)

Part – Time General Support Worker (Greystones)

Are you personable?  Do you have experience in customer service or in a Christian organisation?   Would you enjoy hospitality and looking after guests’ needs? An opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a live-in General Support Worker at the Young Women’s Christian Association conference and retreat centre in Greystones.  The

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Learning to Lead, Danish Style!

Learning to Lead, Danish Style!

Investing in young women’s leadership has always been a core priority of the YWCA movement. Here in Ireland, YWCA provide opportunities at national level for young women to build their leadership capacity by serving on our national board. Today 50% of our national board is comprised of young women age

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2015 In Review

2015 In Review

As we reflect on the progress and achievements made in 2015 we give thanks to God for His provision and guidance. We are pleased to share with you just some of the highlights of the last 12 months! January – We repaint our board room, front door and reception area to

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A Christmas Message

Reflections on the 16 Days of Action

Reflections on the 16 Days of Action

By Anne Baenziger “Violence against women remains one of the most tolerated violations of human rights.” –Phumzile Mlambo (Director of UN Women) I am a 20-something from a small mid-western American town living in Dublin and if I’m honest, 16 days ago, I didn’t know much about violence against women

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YMCA Dublin Christmas Tree Sale

YMCA Dublin Christmas Tree Sale

YMCA’s Annual Christmas Tree Sale takes place at YMCA Sandymount, Claremont Road from Friday 27th November and opens every day throughout the month of December. Raising much-needed funds for YMCA’s youth work services in Dublin’s Inner City, volunteers will be on hand to help to choose your perfect tree. Come

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YWCA Ireland 16 Days of Action

YWCA Ireland 16 Days of Action

From 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10th December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. Did you know that one in

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Week of Prayer 2015 – Let there be Hope

Week of Prayer 2015 – Let there be Hope

The YWCA/YMCA Week of Prayer is a tradition dating back to 1904. Each year in the month of November, the YWCA and YMCA movements issue a joint call for prayer. A Message from the World YWCA President “We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven

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28th World YWCA Council Adopts 2035 Vision Goal

28th World YWCA Council Adopts 2035 Vision Goal

The 28th World YWCA Council came to a close on Friday 16th of October 2015, with the adoption of the World YWCA Envisioning 2035 Goal. It was a momentous occasion when YWCA Member Associations rallied around a common vision for the future, with a commitment that: “By 2035, 100 million

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