National Youth Work Awards 2022 nominations are now open!

It’s back! After the year that never was, we’re delighted to be able to announce that nominations for the 2022 National Youth Work Awards are now open! 

Youth work has gone above and beyond since our last Awards ceremony, supporting young people up and down the country through the most challenging year any of us could have imagined. Now, the time has come to give our youth work heroes the recognition they deserve by making your nominations!  

Is there an inspirational leader in your community who always goes the extra mile? Have you been amazed by a local youth project that works tirelessly to promote equality and inclusion? Do you know a youth worker who has helped young people lead the charge to COP26? 

Choose from 12 amazing award categories and help us celebrate the value of youth work by making a nomination today: 

Download our National Youth Work Awards nomination form 

Download guidance and criteria 

This year's categories:

  • Arts & Creativity
  • Community-based Youth Work
  • Digital & Stem
  • Environment & Conservation
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Inspirational Leader
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Participation & Youth Voice
  • Recognising Skills & Achievement
  • Team of the Year
  • Volunteer Youth Worker
  • Youth Worker of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

The deadline for nominations is 5pm on 12 November 2021 – don't forget to share our nomination form with your colleagues and networks! 

The 14th National Youth Work Awards Dinner will take place on Thursday 17 March 2022 in Glasgow.  





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