Membership

Application Criteria

Ordinary Membership into the Association will be accepted on evidence of completion of relevant training related to youth work as well as involvement in one or more of the following functions: :

  • Youth Engagement
  • Youth Development
  • Youth Outreach
  • Youth Rehabilitation

Recognized Courses:

The Association recognizes the following training as related to youth work for membership application:

  • Degrees from the fields of Youth Work, Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Education and related fields, taken from any local Universities or recognized institutions. Overseas institutions will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
  • Diploma from the fields of Psychology, Youth Work, Social Work, Counseling, Education and related fields, taken from any local Polytechnics or recognized institutions. Overseas institutions will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
  • “Working with Youth” Course (Introduction, Intermediate and or Advanced) conducted by SSI.
  • WSQ Certificate Course in “Youth Work” awarded by SSI.
  • WSQ Certificate Course in “Youth Care and Outreach”

Other Membership Categories

Apart from Ordinary Members, there are other types of membership outlined in the Association’s constitution:

  • Associate Members: Persons who are members of allied professions who shall satisfy the Committee that they have a legitimate interest in the aims of the Society.
  • Student Members: Persons who are undergoing a course related to youth work that is recognized by the Society.
  • Honorary Members: Persons who, by reason of their eminence in the youth work profession or their substantial contribution to the profession of youth work or its practice, may be elected to Honorary membership by the Annual General Meeting on recommendation of the Committee.
  • Overseas Members: Persons who qualify as ordinary members but are not residents of Singapore. An overseas member shall be liable to pay a subscription and shall enjoy all other privileges of membership but shall have no voting rights. He/she would not be included in any computation of a quorum.

Only Ordinary Members who are above 21 years of age shall have the right to vote and be eligible to hold office in the Association.

Membership Application Form is available here.
Please return to membership@youthwork.sg