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.

Contacting our team

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.


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

We’re hiring! STEAM in Youth Work Programme Specialist

NYCI is seeking a Programme Specialist to lead the delivery of the STEAM in youth work project This is a varied role requiring significant specialist experience […]

Covid-19 Induction Session for Youth Sector

Welcome to the DCYA / NYCI Covid-19 Induction Training for the Phased Resumption of Full Youth Services in the Youth Sector.

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*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.

NYCI Consultation with Member Organisations on the “Vision for Youth Work”

Online seminar with members to get their input/feedback on draft NYCI “Vision for Youth Work” document.

Building Blocks for Wellbeing

These virtual webinar sessions will focus on re-energising and re-focusing mind, body and spirit to empower participants make sustainable and tangible improvements to their mental, physical and emotional well-being.

Research LAUNCH: Mapping Youth Arts Provision in Youth Work settings

What is the nature and scope of youth arts provision in youth work settings in Ireland?
What challenges do youth workers, youth arts practitioners and youth organisations encounter in providing opportunities for young people to engage in youth arts?
What are the key recommendations from the research? Join us to find out!


Our programmes provide expert guidance, practical training and user-friendly resources to support your work with young people.

Become a member of the NYCI

Join the representative body for youth organisations in Ireland and take advantage of the benefits for your organisation


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NYCI complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland

NYCI supports Sustainable Development Goals

NYCI Supports Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice

NYCI is a signatory of the Dochas Code of Conduct on Images and Messages