Youth Work Ireland - Roscommon / N.E Galway is a voluntary, charitable, professional youth organisation, working with and for young people. The purpose of the organisation is to assist young people with their personal and social development, through the medium of youth work, employing the principles of best practice and the highest ethical standards. YWI Roscommon / N.E Galway was established in 1988. We carry out our work throughout the entire county of Roscommon and part of North East Galway. This area has a population of over 26,000 young people under the age of 25 years. The region incorporates 11 second level and 98 national schools.
Y.W.I. Roscommon / NE Galway provides a range of training opportunities for both young people and adults. These include Leadership Training, Work Experience Training, Academic Placement, Youth Work Training, Youth Information Training, Child Protection Training and more. As a professional agency Y.W.I. Roscommon / NE Galway also promotes continuing professional development training among its volunteers and staff.
"We in Youth Work Ireland (Roscommon/N.E. Galway) aim to encourage, guide and support young people in their social and personal development, through supportive, developmental, recreational and fun activities in an environment of mutual respect. All the while ensuring that the well being of the young people is the highest priority."
Y.W.I. Roscommon / NE Galway provides a range of supports for young people which include: