Our members

Be a part of the world’s largest women’s organisation

To be a member of YWCA Canberra is to be part of a dynamic organisation that empowers women, girls, and communities. We are at the forefront in responding to the needs of women through our community work and programs in children’s services, youth services, family services, health and wellbeing, housing support, community development, education and training, and leadership and advocacy.

A national and international network of women

As an international organisation, YWCA membership connects you to a community of women that steps beyond the boundaries of Canberra and links into a national and international community of women. We link you with 25 million women and girls, across 125 countries throughout the world!

Your membership is important to us

Members are central to the way we work. Through our members we aim to create a community of people who share common values of equality and social justice. By combining the talents and good will of our members with the values of YWCA Canberra, there is great potential in what can be achieved.

To learn more about our wonderful members, visit our blog.

Access exciting benefits

Our members receive great benefits and opportunities including:

  • Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting
  • Standing for our Board
  • Participating in the Board Traineeship Program
  • Access to professional development opportunities such as internships and training offered through the local, national and international offices
  • Receiving quarterly editions of Ynews
  • Invitations and discounts to our events, including the World YWCA Day Round the World Breakfast, She Leads, and other events and campaigns
  • Discounts on YWCA accommodation worldwide.

Annual membership currently ranges in price from $35 for women aged 18 and over, and $15 for concession. Men are invited to join YWCA Canberra as affiliate members for an annual fee of $25.

By applying for a YWCA Canberra membership, you agree to the organisation’s values and the Objects of the YWCA Canberra Constitution.

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