What we do

Enabling young people to develop life skills, self confidence, self esteem and a sense of civic responsibility by supporting them to design, deliver and evaluate social action projects.

  • Represent the interests of young people and their changing needs.
  • Meet the needs and aspirations of young people by strengthening and supporting the work of their organisations.
  • Co-ordinate, to prevent duplication of effort.
  • Improve the effectiveness of organisations in delivering quality youth work.
  • Raise public awareness of the work of the voluntary sector.
  • Provide and promote positive images of young people.
  • Establish partnerships with all involved in supporting work with young people.
  • Provide a forum for debate and discussion.
  • Raise public awareness of the issues that affect young people.
  • Support the long-term development of young people.
  • Advocate on behalf of member organisations and young people.