BECOME A MEMBER
Children in Hospital Ireland is a membership organisation and its members play an essential role in its activities and development.
To become a member or renew your membership simply click here to register and pay your €10.00 membership fee.
Membership of Children in Hospital Ireland is open to individuals and groups who support the organisation’s main aims, values and services, and who pay an annual membership subscription. Members are entitled to participate in Children in Hospital Ireland’s activities, receive its Newsletter and regular information and news.
ALL MEMBERS OF CHILDREN IN HOSPITAL TEAM ARE ENTITLED TO:
- Receive the Children in Hospital Ireland newsletter
- Be informed of forthcoming events
- Attend and have a vote at the Annual General Meeting
- Receive a copy of the Audited Annual Accounts
- Be nominated to stand for election to the Board of Directors
In addition, members are entitled to have their comments and suggestions on the work and activities of Children in Hospital Ireland heard and considered. On occasion, members may be consulted for their views and opinions on issues relevant to the work of the organisation and regarding the care and support of sick children and their families.
WHAT CHILDREN IN HOSPITAL MEMBERS DO!
Volunteer Members have an ongoing active involvement in the work of the organisation. There are a variety of volunteering opportunities with Children in Hospital Ireland: working directly with children in our hospital play services, supporting parents at our JustAsk hospital information desk in CHI at Crumlin, helping with our annual awareness and fundraising events and activities
Supporter Members are parents and individual members of the public who wish to support the aims and work of the organisation, without necessarily becoming involved as a volunteer.
Health Professional Members are medical, nursing and other health professionals who wish to support and reinforce the organisation’s work of ensuring best practice in the provision of healthcare to children.
Group Members include support organisations for those with chronic illnesses and conditions; professional representative bodies; children’s hospitals, units and wards. Group Members of Children in Hospital Ireland are invited to nominate a representative to attend meetings and seminars where issues and concerns relating to the provision of healthcare for children can be raised and addressed.