IMPACT has almost 60,000 members in the community and voluntary sector, public service and elsewhere. The union’s influence – and the resources we have to provide services to members – depend totally on the union’s membership strength. Locally and nationally, we’re stronger together.

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What we stand for:

  • To promote the interests of IMPACT members
  • To maintain and improve their conditions of employment
  • To provide and maintain services to members
  • To promote excellence and effectiveness in public services
  • To promote equality of opportunity in the workplace
  • To promote equity and equality in society


  • Better pay and working conditions
  • Information and advice about your rights at work
  • Representation in certain individual cases
  • A campaigning union that defends public services and the people who provide them
  • Lots of discounts
  • €5,000 free critical illness or death in service cover
  • Free legal representation in bodily injury cases
  • Free 24/7 legal advice helpline
  • Free 24/7 confidential counselling helpline
  • Free 24/7 domestic assistance helpline


Apply online or download our membership forms below.