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.

Are you on the map? Development Education and SDG work nationwide

NYCI have created an interactive online map that highlights current Development Education and SDG focused youth work across Ireland.

We’re calling on our Government to invest an extra €10 million in youth services in Budget 2022. Will you support this call?

Add your voice and call on our Government to support young people in Budget 2022 – by investing €10 million in young people and youth work.

Youth Work Changes Lives – Budget 2022 Update

We’ve been blown away by the response to the petition – we’ve already reached over 1,700 signatures, and it’s growing all the time.

STAY UP TO DATE

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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.

Drama Techniques in Youth Work settings (over 2 days: Sep 27 & Oct 4)

This tailored workshop is designed to spark new ideas and contribute insightful and meaningful drama approaches to your youth work toolkit. It will provide practical tips that aim to enhance your skillset and creative confidence when using drama as a tool when working with young people.

Da Vinci’s Self-Supporting Bridge Training and Equipment (28th Sept & 19th Oct)

Heavily subsidised STEAM training and equipment for Youthreach and Community Training Centre staff!

Launch: A Review of the Youth Work Sector Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

In 2020 NYCI published the first independent review of the youth work sector response to the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2021 we commissioned a further study to capture the sector’s response 12 months on. Join us at the virtual launch of the research.

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

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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