Clár na nÓg – youth sector updates: September 2022

Posted By :
Comments : 0

Below you’ll find your usual round-up of opportunities, updates, and events from across the youth sector.


Upcoming training, deadlines, and calls

Remember to check out our News Feed for regular updates.


Connected: Our New Digital Media Literacy resource

In partnership with Webwise, the NYCI Child Protection Programme have adapted their resource Connected: An Introduction to Digital Media Literacy, for use by youth workers and those working with young people.
Find out more >>


Add your voice to our call to invest €12 million in young people and youth work

Youth services need to be properly funded – they’re a lifeline for so many young people. Will you add your name to the petition for more investment in youth work in Budget 23?
Sign the petition >>


Call for Applications: Climate Youth Representative for COP27

Together with the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications, we are delighted to announce a call for applications for one young person from Ireland aged between 18-25 years to be part of Ireland’s delegation to COP27 taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from November 6th – 18th 2022.
Find out more and apply >>


Youth Arts & STEAM Project Management Series

The National Youth Arts and STEAM Engagement Programmes will be delivering a 3-part project management training series exploring topics through the lens of youth arts and STEAM projects, including assessing young people’s needs, design and evaluation of projects, and developing funding applications.
Find out more and register >>


Invitation to Tender: Exploring Ethnic Diversity Amongst Youth Workers

We are inviting research tenders on the Profile and Experiences of Minority Ethnic Youth Workers and Volunteers working in the Irish Youth Work Sector.
Find out more >>


Skills Summary support for young people

We have an exciting new resource available to young people on Skills Summary’s Career ABC: References and Endorsements.


Sign up to Ireland’s First Climate Justice Charter

The Climate Justice Charter is a tool that supports youth organisations to contribute to the systemic change needed, through easy-to-follow principles and on-going support for its signatories.
Sign up >>


Discussing War with Young People

As a youth sector, we know that young people are interested and aware of the situation in Ukraine and it is important to acknowledge this. We’re including this resource here again to help you provide space for this discussion.
Find out more >>


Member News


Girls Brigade Ireland New Term

The Girls’ Brigade Ireland is an International, Interdenominational Youth Organisation which strives to help girls develop new skills, knowledge and confidence in a safe and fun environment. We have companies throughout Ireland offering a safe and special space for girls to enjoy many activities including arts & crafts, song, dance and outdoor pursuits. Welcoming new members from September.
Find out more >>


Blossom Ireland Summer Challenge 2022

Supporting young people with intellectual disabilities across the country, the Blossom Summer Challenge is your chance to have fun – and provide lifechanging supports to our community! Simply set yourself an exercise-based challenge, wait for your free fundraising pack to arrive and get moving!
Learn more >>


Social Innovation Action Programmes 

YSI Social Innovation Action Programmes at Junior and Senior Cycle are now open for registration. You can sign up today and gain immediate access to training and online programme resources to support young people and help them take action on the issues they care about.
Find out more >>


Sign up for Amnesty Ireland’s Activism Academy

If you are a 4th or 5th year secondary school student, Amnesty International are inviting you to participate in our free Activism Academy. They want to create and support a new diverse youth group who are knowledgeable about human rights and know how to take simple impactful action with others.
Find out more >>


What Works Workshops

A series of workshops by Involve Youth Project Meath to share their learning from developing their Mental Health board game, made by young people for young people. Workshop attendees will also receive a free copy of the board game.
Contact for more information >>


Is your organisation an NYCI Member?

As well as advocating on your behalf, NYCI provides advice, networking and development opportunities, and expert training in all areas of youth work, including child protection, development education, equality, arts, health, and more. Find out more >>



SWAN Youth Service: Youth Worker, CE Youth Worker, and CE Porter Staff
VSI: Programmes Officer ESC volunteer
Foróige: Youth Officer, Programme Coordinator, and more


Other Youth Sector News

Ombudsman for Children’s Office looking for children’s stories 

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office are looking for contributions from across the country to ensure as many diverse voices can be heard. We are seeking contributions from children with a passion for a hobby, sport, activity or interest, whether it is music, sports, acting, arts and crafts, dance or anything else, the more creative the better! Closing date is Thursday, 15th September
Submit story >> 


Open call – vocal participants opera project

The WhistleBlast Quartet is a passionate team of professional performers located in Ireland who work with young people in music education, of all abilities and backgrounds. They are launching an open call for organisations who nurture and develop the arts for anybody with additional needs and who would love to participate in this programme-in any Irish location.
Find out more >>


Migrant Solidarity Resources

There are some resources that have been developed by Comhlámh to support migrant solidarity responders, which may be of particular interest/use at the present time.
Download resource >>
Find out more >>



About the Author

Leave a Reply