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.

NEWS

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

Need support with Digital Youth Work?

We have been heartened here at NYCI to see the incredible reactions from our members and across the youth work sector to these difficult times, and encouraged that our work to support you has been so well received.

What LGBTI+ Equality and Inclusion resources would help you?

We’re developing LGBTI+ inclusion in policies and practice guidelines for those working in the youth work sector.

Are you Ireland’s next UN Youth Delegate?

We are now accepting applications for the United Nations Youth Delegate Programme for Ireland 2020–2021.

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BOOK UPCOMING TRAINING COURSES & EVENTS

*In person events and trainings currently suspended. Where possible remote/online alternatives will be provided. Check individual event 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.

Digital Youth Work – Reflection and Discussion for Youth Workers

Following up on the NYCI Youth Workers Check-in sessions held by NYCI last month, one of the key issues emerging was the use of digital platforms to engage young people in youthwork during this time.

Digital Youth Work – Reflection and Discussion for Youth Workers

Following up on the NYCI Youth Workers Check-in sessions held by NYCI last month, one of the key issues emerging was the use of digital platforms to engage young people in youthwork during this time.

Skills Summary Online Video Session

Skills Summary is an easy to use online tool that captures the skills young people gain by participating in non-formal education, such as youth work, volunteering and other out-of-school opportunities.

PROGRAMMES

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

TWITTER

The establishment of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs was a demonstration that the State valued children and young people. It is vital and must be retained. #TheDCYAMustStay http://bit.ly/2Lb5x4T

Survey: Generation Climate Europe (GCE) is collecting ideas, assessments and proposals from young people and other experts to develop a manifesto encompassing demands and recommendations for a just transition to a sustainable economy and society. http://bit.ly/3fxN7sU

Here at NYCI, our team has developed a new guidance document: Youth Work in an Online Setting during Covid-19. It contains resources to help you develop your digital youth work knowledge and skills: http://bit.ly/3fQgmYf

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NYCI supports Sustainable Development Goals

NYCI Supports Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice

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