YMCA Youth Matters Awards is our annual awards event which celebrates the achievements of young people, staff and volunteers.

We are delighted to launch Youth Matters Awards 2022.

Youth Matters Awards allow young people, staff, volunteers and YMCA projects to get recognition for their endeavours and celebrate their triumphs. We are delighted to commemorate and recognise the hard work and ingenuity of individuals and teams that have significantly impacted the communities we serve for the better.

Youth Matters Awards will take place on Friday, 18 November 2022.


The 2022 voting window is now open.

2022 Youth Matters Awards

Save the date: Friday, 18 November 2022

At its core, YMCA’s Youth Matters Awards is about giving thanks and special recognition to every YMCA, young person, service user, member of staff and volunteer, whose hard work and unfaltering dedication have all contributed towards YMCA’s efforts to create better communities for young people and families.