Any person between the ages of 4 and 25 can join the Irish Red Cross Youth.

When you join Irish Red Cross Youth, you become part of the world’s largest humanitarian network. You develop talents that serve your family, your community and yourself. You learn team skills, build friendships, help combat bullying and discrimination, develop your understanding of the world and have a good time while you’re at it. It could help your future career too.

There are lots of different activities and events throughout the year and our youth members are given a strong voice in the policies for the whole Irish Red Cross society.

To join the Irish Red Cross Youth, you will need to fill in a Membership Form available by email from  

The yearly membership fee is €10 for those under the age of 18 and €25 for those aged 18 and over. Any member aged 16 and over is required to complete the Garda Vetting process. 

All Irish Red Cross Youth leaders have received Safeguarding Training and are Garda Vetted.

If you have any queries in respect of Irish Red Cross Youth, please email