The Vision for Youth Work

The Vision for Youth Work, developed together with our membership and the wider youth sector, sets out a vision for the future direction of youth work in Ireland over the next 10 years.

All young people living in Ireland have access to high-quality,
well-resourced youth work services, which meet their expressed needs,
delivered by paid professionals and well-supported volunteers.

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The vision has eight themes, outlined in this document:

  • Nature and purpose of youth work
  • Access and opportunity; equality and equity
  • Personal and social impact
  • Connection and action, from local to global
  • People: capacity, support and diversity
  • Quality, relevance and responsiveness
  • Recognition and resources
  • Structures and systems

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