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Apply for 2017 Power to Change Fund grants

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for a grant from the Power to Change (P2C) Fund. P2C is a re-granting mechanism from the World YWCA to YWCAs in developing countries globally that is designed to help develop women’s, young women’s and girls’ leadership, while advancing social change around the world. Only affiliated YWCA…

World YWCA opens call for 2018 internship programme

Passionate about women’s rights and global change? Apply for a one-year or short term-internship with the World YWCA in Geneva. Every year, the World YWCA offers two or more one-year internships and two short-term internships for young women from the movement. The internships provide unique opportunities for young women from our movement to…

Apply to become the next UN Secretary General‘s Envoy on Youth!

  The United Nation’s Secretary General has launched the call for nominations for the next Youth Envoy and we are excited to be a nominating agency for the YWCA!  This position is key, as the candidate will report directly to the UN Secretary General himself. The Envoy has a critical task to: Harmonize the UN…

CLOSED for applications African Women Ambassador Internship programme in Geneva, Switzerland

The deadline for this internship was 23 February and the application process is now closed. It is not possible to apply anymore. Are you interested in women’s rights, economic empowerment, women’s health, peace and security? Do you come from Mali, Djibouti, Sierra Leone, Namibia and Zambia? Then you might be the right person to…

Open position: Communications Associate

The World YWCA Communications department is looking for a Communications Associate to help increase awareness of and interest in the World YWCA, through various marketing and communications initiatives. This is a full-time position for one year, starting 2 January, 2017. Before you apply, it is key that you read the full job description…

Apply to the Young Women’s Task Force by 11 November

The YWCA movement is opening up the call for applicants to its Young Women’s Task Force. This is an empowering opportunity for young women and girls to engage with other members in the YWCA movement and contribute to a better future. Apply by 11 November to hresources@worldywca.org Who can apply? In order to apply, you need to be a young woman or…

We are looking for a Young Women Coordinator

The World YWCA Office in Geneva, Switzerland has a new open position. This is an exciting opportunity for a young woman who is passionate about women’s rights, to gain professional experience in an international environment. If you fit the job description below, we invite you to apply by sending your cv and cover…

Call for Applications World YWCA Internship Programme

Every year, the World YWCA offers two or more one-year internships and two short-term internships for young women from the movement who are passionate about women’s rights and global change. Watch the video above to learn who can apply and how to go about it. The application period for the World YWCA Internship Programme 2017…

Camp Oolahwan Centennial Celebration September 8-10, 2017

In 1917, Mary Susanna Edgar, renowned author, philanthropist and women and girls’ advocate, founded Camp Oolahwan on Lake Walfred in Ste-Marguerite de Lac Masson in the Laurentian mountains, north of Montreal when she was the Girls’ Work secretary of the Montreal YWCA from 1915 -19. Over the years, her love of camping has…

Power to Change Fund: Apply before 5 July 2016

The DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 5 JULY 2016 Please send your applications and any questions to mandy.nogarede@worldywca.org, Programme Officer for Grant Management, with a copy to caterina.lemp@worldywca.org, Programme Officer for Membership Support. Download Application Form, Workplan Template and Budget Template: 2016 – P2C Application form.doc 542.00 kB 2016 – P2C Workplan.xlsx 17.12 kB…

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