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Stories from volunteers, about how youth work volunteering changed their lives

Jessica – my found family

I found there was a space between having babies and having kids at school, and I was at a bit of a loss

Faye – embracing the weird

We celebrate the weird and extraordinary and unusual

Louisa – showing young people that they have choices

He looked at me and he said: “shouting is the only way I ever get heard.”

Blessing – the girl from direct provision

It was their first time coming across a Black Irish person and they were really intrigued

NYCI is the representative body for voluntary youth organisations in Ireland. We use our collective expertise to act on issues that impact on young people.

The Covid-19 outbreak represents a major challenge for the youth work sector.
It changes the way we all must work. With that in mind, we’re bringing together resources, training and advice to support you through this time.

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We are working remotely as much as possible at the moment.

The best way to contact us is by email: you’ll get our staff contact details here.

NEWS

Stay up to date with the latest news and information on our work in the youth sector in Ireland.

BOOSTING THE IMPACT OF PEACE WITH THE YOUTHPACT PROJECT

Over the last four years the EU funded ‘YouthPact’ project – of which NYCI was a partner – has been busy supporting and working with eleven […]

SPARK Youth Arts Festival – sign up now!

We are delighted to announce the SPARK Youth Arts Festival! Join us online and in-person from February 14th – 18th 2022 for a celebration of youth arts!

Regularisation Scheme for Undocumented People is Opening on 31st January

NYCI is delighted that the regularisation scheme for undocumented people living in Ireland has opened

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BOOK UPCOMING TRAINING COURSES & EVENTS

*The majority of our events currently take place online. A small number of trainings are delivered in-person. Check individual listings below for details*

Click on any of the events below to find out more about them, or click here to see all available training and events that you can book online.

UNDERSTANDING YOUNG PEOPLE AND PORNOGRAPHY, JAN 24th

DESCRIPTION This interactive one-day training aims to support practitioner’s understanding and knowledge of the topic of pornography and its implications for young people. Current research, legislation, the […]

Application form Youth Delegate French Presidency EU YOUTH CONFERENCE (24th – 26th Jan 2022)

This is an application to select 3 young people to represent Ireland at the EU Youth Conference in France or possibly online depending on Public Health Guidelines.

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

DESCRIPTION This is a two day course offered in conjunction with St John of God’s, Mental Health First Aid Ireland. Please note that due to Government […]

PROGRAMMES

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