Research shows that the role of youth work is near universally valued by the public, but that people want to know more about the work that goes on. On this page you’ll find the research on Youth Organisations that RED C carried out for NYCI, as well as FAQs about youth work and a ‘day in the life’ of a youth worker.

RedC/NYCI – Youth Work Organisations Research

New research published, carried out by RED C on behalf of the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI), shows a near universal belief among the public that youth work organisations provide important non-formal education for young people in communities.

New NYCI research shows role of youth work near universally valued by public

More than 9 in 10 adults believe youth work plays a role in helping young people integrate into communities. Research carried out by RED C on behalf of the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI), shows a near universal belief among the public that youth work organisations provide important non-formal education for young people in communities.

A ‘day in the life’ of a youth worker

A ‘day in the life’ of a youth worker can vary significantly depending on the setting they work in and the specific needs of the young people they serve. However, most youth workers share a common goal: to support and empower young people in their personal and social development.

Youth Work – Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions about youth work, such as what is youth work? What kind of activities happen in youth work? what re the benefits? and more…