Membership system

YHO is a network of organisations who work on or are related toYouth Health. The key to our success is the diversity of the members we bring together: from global international federations to national and local youth organisations. Our members are committed, passionate and prepared to make a positive social change in their environment. 

Network members

Associate members

Full members

Membership Benefits

Network
membership

Free
  • Access to the network
  • Presence on the members map
  • Newsletter
  • CoU webinars/podcast series (live access)
  • Basic access to all YHO opportunities
  • Sign onto manifestos, letters, calls to action
  • Support for and promotion of members youth-health initiatives on YHO channels - up to ONE post a year
  • Take part in GAs as observers

Associate
membership

Fee 1
  • Access to the network
  • Presence on the members map
  • Newsletter
  • CoU webinars/podcast series (live access)
  • Priority access to all YHO opportunities
  • Sign onto manifestos, letters, calls to action
  • Support for and promotion of members youth-health initiatives on YHO channels - up to THREE posts a year
  • Take part in GAs as observers
  • Access to joint project proposals with YHO and the right to apply for partnerships/grants
 Section membership
 
 Regions membership
 
 Discounted offers for YHO events and conferences – 20% off
 
 LIMITED access to digital library of curated resources, learning tools and knowledge archives
 
 Free consultations (incl. professional support on projects and grants) on youth health, leadership and youth engagements up to 10 hours a year (Basic consultations)
 
 Use YHO ASSOCIATE MEMBER logo for your own events (upon approval)
 
 Contribute input for briefings, policies, consensus documents
 
 ONE free spot/waiver for the Portorož Youth Health Forum
 
 Tailor-made online courses
 
 Apply for internships, voluntary service and Youth Health Ambassadors Programme
 
 Paid expenses for annual GA (for one person) *
 
 Apply for study visits and other financial support (lower sums)*
 
 Participate in YHO delegations to external meetings with (limited amount of spots)*
 
 Access to high-level receptions and VIP networking meets during YHO events (limited amount of spots)

Full
membership

Fee 2
  • Access to the network
  • Presence on the members map
  • Newsletter
  • CoU webinars/podcast series (live access)
  • Highest priority access to all YHO opportunities
  • Sign onto manifestos, letters, calls to action
  • Support for and promotion of members youth-health initiatives on YHO channels - up to SIX posts a year
  • Take part in GAs
  • Access to joint project proposals with YHO and the right to apply for partnerships/grants
 Section membership
 
 Regions membership
 
 Discounted offers for YHO events and conferences – 20% off
 
 LIMITED access to digital library of curated resources, learning tools and knowledge archives
 
 Free consultations (incl. professional support on projects and grants) on youth health, leadership and youth engagements up to 10 hours a year (Basic consultations)
 
 Use YHO ASSOCIATE MEMBER logo for your own events (upon approval)
 
 Contribute input for briefings, policies, consensus documents
 
 ONE free spot/waiver for the Portorož Youth Health Forum
 
 Tailor-made online courses
 
 Apply for internships, voluntary service and Youth Health Ambassadors Programme
 
 Paid expenses for annual GA (for one person) *
 
 Apply for study visits and other financial support (lower sums)*
 
 Participate in YHO delegations to external meetings with (limited amount of spots)*
 
 Access to high-level receptions and VIP networking meets during YHO events (limited amount of spots)
 Section membership
 
 Regions membership
 
 Discounted offers for YHO events and conferences – 30% off
 
 FULL access to digital library of curated resources, learning tools and knowledge archives
 
 Free consultations (incl. professional support on projects and grants) on youth health, leadership and youth engagements up to 30 hours a year (Extended consultations/ Tailored consultancy)
 
 Use YHO FULL MEMBER logo for your own events (upon approval)
 
 Contribute input for briefings, policies, consensus documents
 
 THREE free spots/waivers for the Portorož Youth Health Forum
 
 Tailor-made online courses
 
 Apply for internships, voluntary service and Youth Health Ambassadors Programme
 
 Paid expenses for annual GA (for two persons)*
 
 Apply for study visits and other financial support (higher sums)*
 
 Participate in YHO delegations to external meetings with*
 
 Access to high-level receptions and VIP networking meets during YHO events
 
 Voting rights
 
 Apply for leadership positions (Board, Sections, MC) and participate in YHO bodies
 
 Gain insight into the material and financial operations of YHO
 
 Access to Fellows (Ambassadors, Partners and Youth Champions). Including Mentor and Patron Programs
 
 Access to opportunities within umbrella organizations or YHO endorsement when running for positions in high-level organizations/agencies
 
 Priority and veto right to apply for Country Office franchise in the country of operation
 
 Priority access to YHO opportunities

10% discount on annual membership fee, if paid before 31st of January. Additional discount options for active participation in YHO events may apply.

Become a Member

Are you a youth-led or youth-focused organization with an interest in health issues?

Would you like to connect with like-minded young advocates, youth workers and experts from around the globe to meaningfully engage in strategic opportunities, participate in coordinated actions and get empowered at one-of-a-kind events?

Do you want to join the youth health movement and ensure your priorities are represented in the global health sphere at the highest level?

Become a YHO partner

The International Youth Health Organization is always welcoming new youth-led and youth-focused organizations to join its network!

How to become a member

YHO membership is open to civil society organizations that work in some capacity on youth health. If you are an individual interested in receiving news from YHO or a representative of an organization whose focus is elsewhere but would like to support the efforts of youth, you can also be part of our network by subscribing to our newsletter or expressing your interest to become a Partner.

YHO has three types of membership – Full, Associate and Network. A newly joined organization can apply for Full membership after one year of approved Associate membership. For information about YHO membership categories, fees and benefits, please visit the section Membership System.

When you become a member of YHO, you are able to access a range of benefits that are designed to help support the growth and strengthening of your organization, enhance visibility of your work, foster networking and information exchange, as well as activate your capacity to work towards the betterment of youth health.

Join us in 5 simple steps

1

Fill in the form embedded below to express your interest in becoming a member of YHO. In case of questions, you can contact secretary.general@yho.network during any step of the way.

2

The YHO Secretariat will follow up on your expression of interest and contact you in regards to the application process. You will receive an email with further instructions and, in some cases, an invitation to a short online call with the YHO Secretariat member handling your application.

3

You will need to choose which membership category you are interested in and fill in a corresponding comprehensive application form and attach any additional requested documentation. 

4

The application will undergo a reviewing process and you will receive an email about the status of your application in a few weeks time.

5

Enjoy your benefits of being a YHO member and utilize the offered opportunities to the maximum extent possible!

Membership Fees

(income countries) Low- Middle- Upper-middle- High-
Full membership €250.00 €500.00 €625.00 €750.00
Associate membership €100.00 €200.00 €250.00 €300.00
Network membership Free of charge
(income countries) Low-
Full membership €250.00
Associate membership €100.00
Network membership Free of charge
(income countries)Middle-
Full membership€500.00
Associate membership€200.00
Network membershipFree of charge
(income countries)Upper-moddle-
Full membership€625.00
Associate membership€250.00
Network membershipFree of charge
(income countries)High-
Full membership€750.00
Associate membership€300.00
Network membershipFree of charge

Country income classifications are defined as per World Bank income classification at the time of application or payment of fee for membership renewal; 

A member will be eligible to pay the membership fee applicable to the country they are registered in.

Apply now

We strongly believe that this is a step towards a fruitful partnership. Please follow the form to express your interest in becoming a YHO member. The YHO Secretariat will contact you with further details regarding the application process.