Application For Membership

Code Membership Type Criteria Cost
Subscription 1

Full membership

Completion of approved qualification.
*Approved Qualifications List:
• Cert IV Youth Work
• Diploma of Youth Work
• Bachelor of Youth Work
• Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Youth Work)
• Undergraduate qualification with specialisation in Youth Work
Annual Fee: $100
Once off application fee: $20
Subscription  2

Full membership

(Exceptional circumstances)

See PDF below for full list of exceptional circumstances

Annual Fee: $100
Once off application fee: $60
Total: $160
Subscription  3


Currently Studying approved qualification
– or-
Confirmation of volunteer status (letter from volunteer org)
Annual fee: $20
New User Registration

Exceptional Circumstances Categories

Please tick the box that is most relevant to your qualifications or experiences.
Where appropriate please attach information and or documentation such as a summary of a CV or a letter stating your eligibility under any of the categories


Please Note
A minimum of 5 years Youth Work experience and a Letter of Recommendation from eligible association member.


Exemptions Granted on Social Justice Grounds

Applicants may apply for full membership having completed a Diploma of Youth Work on the grounds that they have experienced significant barriers to completion of a degree or further study.
The exemption will have a sunset clause of 5 years from date of the granting of the application.

*Required field

Thank You for your application for Membership.

A Member of the SAYWA Board will contact you regarding your application as soon as possible.