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

Your YWCA Canberra membership unlocks the opportunity to:

  1. Participate in the voting process at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), which means you decide who is on our board!
  2. Nominate to be on our Board of Directors or participate in one of our Board Committees
  3. Apply to participate in the Board Traineeship Program
  4. Access opportunities such as the World YWCA Internships and the Great Ydeas Small Grants program
  5. Receive discounted tickets to our events and programs.

As a member of YWCA Canberra, you become a part of a global movement of 25 million women and girls across 125 countries around the world. Join us in creating a world where reconciliation, justice, peace, health, human dignity, freedom and care for the environment are promoted and sustained through women’s leadership.

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 aims, values, and objectives of the association and agree to be bound by the terms of its constitution.


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