ZNWL is spearheaded by a fourteen (14) member National Board consisting of six (6) Executive Board members and Nine (9) Provincial board members. The National board is elected at a General Assembly every four years.
The National office which is the secretariat of the organization is run by the Executive Director, Program officers and Administrative Staff.
The organization is guided by a Constitution and policy documents that help in the attainment of the Goals the organization has set for itself.
ZNWL is a membership organization and also as a way of incorporating the grassroots members into ZNWL activities and mandate, ZNWL has district Chapters in All the districts in the 10 Provinces in Zambia. The chapters are headed by the District committees consisting of a:
- Vice Chairperson
- Vice Secretary
- Publicity Secretary and
- Three Committee Members