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Youth Work NSW is a membership-based organisation, with members being a fundamental part of the organisation's vision and driving the future of the association.


There are no membership fees for 2023 so join now at no cost by completing an online application form. (You can download a Word version of the application form here).

*If you joined in 2021 or 2022 your membership has rolled over into 2023.

*Membership fees will be reviewed at our AGM in December 2023.




Membership tiers 

There are two tiers of membership to the association with different pathways into each:










To find out which pathway suits you best have a look at the Membership Pathways Table.

You can also review the Membership By-Laws.


Membership Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Youth Work NSW, there are a few minimum requirements:

Informed and declared commitment to the Code of Ethics

Informed and declared commitment to the Code of Ethics as endorsed by Youth Work NSW is a condition of entry to membership in the Association. Applicants will be required to evidence the informed nature of their commitment by reference to the Association’s Ethics training, Youth Work Ethics training in accredited courses or other active processes of engagement with the Code.

Working with Children Check

Full members are required to supply evidence of a current Working with Children check or application details.



Full members are required to supply the names and contact details of three (3) referees, at least one of whom must be a youth worker of standing.




The Committee

Our second AGM was held in December 2022.

Our current committee for 2023 is:




If you have any questions please send us an email by clicking the button below.

General Secretary:
Howard Secombe
Sue Clissold
Deputy Convenor:
Jazzie Quinn
Katrina Hausia
Nathan Horan
Committee Members:
Abrar Ahmad
Madeleine Forwood
Stacy Jacobs
Sam Kettlewell
Kaz Zinnetti
Kate Munro - Youth Action Representative

1.    Membership via vocational pathway

2.    Membership via qualifications pathway

3.    Membership via portfolio pathway

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