MARKETING & EVENTS
YOUTH STEERING GROUP
Join the Marketing and Events Team and bring your creativity to projects
that will make a real difference to young people like you!
Help us create the brand, create our digital assets, deliver our events and get
people involved in Youth 19.
This is a vital role to raise awareness and to promote the programme to
the correct target audience; through the correct platforms; with the correct
Meeting as a group, we will discuss what the key messages for Youth 19
should be, and the best way to communicate this to everyone we need to
know about it. If you are interested in getting involved visit www.youth19.com/
FRIENDLY CITIES AND
Would you like the chance to advise us on how our local services and
communities can be improved?
We’re recruiting for the Unicef Child Friendly Cities and Communities Youth
Panel. Child Friendly is a community where the voices, needs, priorities and
rights of children and young people are considered and taken seriously.
The first meeting and training session will take place on Wed 17th July 4.30-
7pm and Thurs 18th July 1.30-5.30pm.
To register your interest visit www.youth19.com/Voice/
Get Paid, Get Qualified and Get Ahead,
apprenticeships are available in a vast
range of professions from engineering
to accountancy, childcare to IT and
The scheme is keen to attract more
young people to the programme
through its website www.
getapprenticeships.me that shows live
vacancies for apprenticeships in its jobs
YOUTH ART GALLERY -
GARDEN OF REFLECTION
Throughout 2019 there is a
dedicated youth art gallery
in the Garden of Reflection
to celebrate the creativity
and achievements of young
There will be artwork
from schools, community
and voluntary sector, arts
organisations and individuals
and will include painting,
fashion, video and audio.
To see the exhibition schedule
visit the Garden of Reflection
Facebook Page or for more
info contact: Inner City Trust:
NW MINISTRY OF YOUTH
Would you like the opportunity to be involved in decisions that affect you and
have your voice heard?
Setup by local young people the North West Ministry of Youth will be the
voice for the young people of the North West to create change here for
the better. The voices of young people truly matter and this programme
will develop leaders to promote diversity, tackle discrimination while
championing issues that are important to you. By becoming a Youth
Councillor you will deliver on the Youth Manifesto, take part in residentials and
study visits and take part in a range of training.
The NW Ministry of Youth will be delivered by Cooperation Ireland and the
Recruitment will take place during August & September 2019 for an October
For more information contact: Barry Fennell. Tel: 079 7187 5859.
COUCH TO 5K AND
The second Couch to 5k and Colour Run for Youth 19 will give young people
the chance to get active, explore different cultures and take part in an epic
The 6 week training programme is part of a 6 month programme which will
take you from couch to 5k ahead of the colour run.
This programme is targeted at local youth clubs and delivered in partnership
with Sports Development, Community and Voluntary Sector Youth Services
and the Education Authority.
For more information contact: Caitriona Doherty Tel. 028 71 253 253. Email:
LEADING EVERYONE AND
DEVELOP YOUTH PROGRAMME
Do you want to develop
your leadership skills?
Build confidence and
resilience by taking the
lead within a community
project that you will design
yourself. This 6 month
programme will include
an accredited O.C.N,
residentials, team building
activities, and trips to the
Peace Walls and Stormont.
For more information
Hurt Tel: 028 7136 9696
Are you interested in Youth Work, would you like to gain two accredited
qualifications through the Youth Leaders Programme?
You will gain an OCN level 2 award in community relations, equality and
diversity in youth work practice and a Level 3 award in education and
For more information contact: Hurt Tel: 028 7136 9696.
TAKE BACK THE STREETS
TAKE BACK THE STREETS is
a BRAND NEW Street Arts
Festival as part of Youth 19
In Your Space Circus has
teamed up with UV Arts,
Jump and Create Dance to
an exciting new Street Arts
Festival as part of Youth 19!
The project will offer FREE
• GRAFFITI &
Open to young people from
Derry/ Londonderry, Strabane
If you or your group would
love to be involved or for
more information please
contact In Your Space
Circus: email streetarts@
The Youth Business Charter
promotes the good work
being done by employers
in supporting young people
into work. The Charter
has been developed by
young people and raises
awareness of the employers
and industries that actively
support young people
into work and supports
their personal and career
development in the
If you’re a local business
who would like to sign up
or you want to find out
more contact: Caitriona
Doherty Tel. 02871 253 253.
The Youth Zone will give you the chance to explore existing youth zones and
shared spaces, take a lead in consulting with your peers and work with a
consultant to assess if Derry/ Londonderry and Strabane should develop a
Youth Zone within the district.
For more information contact: Claire Lynch: Tel 028 71 253 253.
LET'S TALK -
The Discover-Connect and Belong project will involve young people with the
big issues of our time. Designed to stimulate new ideas on culture, religion,
politics, communities and tribes in NI. The project is aimed at reaching
out to young people from all backgrounds with a wide range of activities
that include debates, intercultural dialogue workshops, cultural exchange,
education visits to cultural museums, political institutions and through
cultural celebration events including art, dance and intercultural foods.
For more information contact: North West Migrants Forum Tel: 028 7136 2184
LET'S TALK - DISABILITY
Do you want the opportunity to discuss equality of opportunity for young
people with a disability?
This programme will include disability awareness training, information
sharing sessions and participatory activities including indoor football
tournament, creative writing workshops and much more. You will have
the opportunity to participate in question and answer sessions and will be
presented with a learning disability fact file.
For further information contact: Destined Tel: 028 71 36 2424 www.destined.ie
LET'S TALK -
Would you like to explore all aspects of relationships? From power and
consent to the diversity of sexual orientation and gender identity, transition
Take part in workshops, activities and games and hear from the lived
experiences of local LGBTQ+ people.
For more information contact: The Rainbow Project: Tel. 028 7128 3030.
LET'S TALK -
HEALTH & WELL BEING
Are you interested in Health and Wellbeing, would you like the opportunity to
discuss issues such as self esteem, housing, homelessness and sexual health?
Weekly drop-in sessions, activities and workshops will give you the forum to
voice your opinions while receiving advice and guidance on issues that can
impact your Health and Wellbeing.
For more information contact: Kinship Care Tel 028 7137 3731.
Would you like to take control of professional development and personal
The Government Ambassador’s Programme aims to match young employees
with mentors, within their own organisations, to build their capacity and
confidence by enabling them to take responsibility for their own learning,
development, progression and personal growth.
The programme provides training for Mentors and mentees covering topics
such as Good Relations, Personal Effectiveness, Decision-Making & Problem
Solving, Competency Based Interviews, Presentation Skills and Introduction
to Child Rights (UNICEF). All of the training within the programme is
Mentoring is an excellent way to invest in the leaders of tomorrow through
facilitating young people to grow in confidence and realise their potential.
If you and/or your organisation would like to take part in the Government
Ambassador’s Programme please contact:
LOVE THE LIFE YOU LIVE
Would you like to build
confidence and self esteem to
help you deal with situations
around alcohol and drugs?
Young people will have the
opportunity to explore how
alcohol and drugs can impact
emotional health, family,
friends, community and
society. Young people will
develop self help skills, selfesteem
and confidence to be
stronger when faced with a
situation involving alcohol and
drugs that could lead to an
unintended negative outcome
in their lives.
The project will be recruiting in
To register your interest visit
Would you like to improve your health and wellbeing?
From Mindfulness and Confidence Building workshops to Circus Skills there
really is something for everyone on this wellbeing programme. Young
people will receive support in regulating their emotions and understanding
the importance of self-care; learn how to develop practical strategies and
to maintain good emotional health and wellbeing. A safe space is available
to young people participating in the programme where they can relax and
unwind or to talk freely with one to one support.
For more information contact: Kinship Care NI: Tel. 028 7137 3731
Are you keen to explore the effects of Social Media, Advertising and TV
through a creative arts project?
The changing forms project will explore the effects that Social Media,
Advertising and TV has on emotional health and wellbeing. You will have the
chance to create an artist installation or take part in a dance piece as part
of the 2019 Halloween festival. This programme will develop confidence and
For more information contact Emma Quinn: Tel 028 71 253 253.
THE GROOVY BAND
This new Music Project will see young people of Strabane and the surrounding
area create a new Street Band, The Groovy Band. Young people of different
communities will come together through the love of music, where both
beginners and intermediate musicians will have the opportunity to perform
at Derry City and Strabane District Council events and a celebratory event,
The Groovy Band Jam.
For more information contact: Emma Quinn: Tel 028 71 253 253.
YOUTH 19 GOLDEN
The Youth 19 programme will include a range of
exciting Golden Events taking place each month
It kicked off in February with ‘Young Blood -
Future Sounds Music Festival’ and has continued
with a range of events and festivals from
partnering hosts including RISE Wellbeing
Festival, Celtronic, Carnival of Colours, The Youth
Bastion Festival and the Youthful Voices - We
are Poets. The Youth 19 team will host a range of
other events including our flagship event -Rewire
takes place from 26th June-7th July. Youth 19
will also feature programmes at Spring Carnival,
the City of Derry Jazz Festival, Derry Halloween
and the Youth 19 Closing Event in December.
See www.youth19.com/whats_happening for
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SEE THE CHANGE, MAKE THE CHANGE, BE THE CHANGE