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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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Want to volunteer and live in YWCA Dublin?

Want to volunteer and live in YWCA Dublin?

The YWCA in Dublin city centre is now inviting applications to become a volunteer on its two Resident Assistant programmes. The Summer Programme has 4 places with accommodation and food for the months of July and August 2018. The longer term Resident Assistant programme runs from September 2018 to the

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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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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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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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YWCA Book Club – Our April Read!

YWCA Book Club – Our April Read!

Our next Book Club Meeting will take place on Tuesday, 25th April 2017 at 7.30PM  in YWCA Ireland, 64 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. Our April Read: Daring Greatly by Brene Brown  “Daring Greatly is not about winning or losing. It’s about courage. In a world where “never enough” dominates

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