MEMBERSHIP

We represent the interests of the children’s sector and provide policy, information, training & consultancy, and participation support services to members in their direct work with and for children and young people.

MEMBERSHIP

We represent the interests of the children’s sector and provide policy, information, training & consultancy, and participation support services to members in their direct work with and for children and young people.

MEMBERSHIP

We represent the interests of the children’s sector and provide policy, information, training & consultancy, and participation support services to members in their direct work with and for children and young people.

CiNI membership also includes large national and regional organisations, local voluntary and community groups, statutory agencies, local government, independent organisations, and individuals recognising that the best outcomes for children for children and young people are increasingly achieved working in partnership with all those who are committed to improving the lives of children and young people in NI.

EVERYONE WELCOME!

If your organisation is a member of Children in Northern Ireland, ALL staff (where relevant) can take advantage of the following benefits.

  • FREE & discounted training workshops

    • Access our extensive schedule of Children’s Services Training Workshops. Further information on upcoming CST events available here

  • FREE tailored training for your staff team

    • Avail of a FREE safeguarding training course per year for your staff team (Min. no. of  15 attendees)
  • FREE & discounted consultancy

    • Safeguarding advice available upon request
    • Exclusive members access to pre-recorded Professional Briefings
  • Receive our monthly member-only e-newsletter

    • Stay updated on developments relating to the children’s sector in Northern Ireland
    • Find out about forthcoming policy reviews, events, training opportunities, etc.
    • Get involved in our Member Focus series, to raise the profile of your organisation and the service you provide
    • Submit live job posts & details on upcoming events, programmes, workshops, etc.
  • Access to policy sub-groups

    • Keep informed and network with other CiNI members to share knowledge and expertise to influence the policy agenda
    • Receive invitations to influencing and lobbying events
  • Attend networking events, member meetings, consultations workshops, etc.

    • Access up-to date policy developments
    • Attend quarterly membership networking breakfasts, with guest speakers.
    • Receive CiNI annual report
  • Members’ consultation responses 

    • Receive the latest policy news and inform CiNI’s response to ongoing consultations
    • Share information with colleagues by displaying your consultation responses with other CiNI members
  • Discounted room hire 

    • Receive 20% discount on room hire rates plus FREE parking

EVERYONE WELCOME!

If your organisation is a member of Children in Northern Ireland, ALL staff (where relevant) can take advantage of the following benefits.

  • FREE & discounted training workshops

    • Access our extensive schedule of Children’s Services Training Workshops. Further information on upcoming CST events available here

  • FREE tailored training for your staff team

    • Avail of a FREE safeguarding training course per year for your staff team (Min. no. of  15 attendees)
  • FREE & discounted consultancy

    • Policy & Safeguarding advice available upon request
    • Exclusive members access to pre-recorded Professional Briefings
  • Receive our monthly member-only e-newsletter

    • Stay updated on developments relating to the children’s sector in Northern Ireland
    • Find out about forthcoming policy reviews, events, training opportunities, etc.
    • Get involved in our Member Focus series, to raise the profile of your organisation and the service you provide
    • Submit live job posts & details on upcoming events, programmes, workshops, etc.
  • Access to policy and looked after sub-groups

    • Keep informed and network with other CiNI members to share knowledge and expertise to influence the policy agenda
    • Receive invitations to influencing and lobbying events
  • Attend networking events, member meetings, consultations workshops, etc.

    • Access up-to date policy developments and opportunities to meet with government officials to have your voice heard
    • Attend quarterly membership networking breakfasts, with guest speakers.
    • Receive CiNI annual report
  • Members’ consultation responses 

    • Receive the latest policy news and inform CiNI’s response to ongoing consultations
    • Share information with colleagues by displaying your consultation responses with other CiNI members
  • Discounted room hire 

    • Receive 20% discount on room hire rates plus FREE parking

MEMBERSHIP FEES

Membership fees are based on annual turnover and range from £50 to £500 per annum.

Annual Turnover Annual Fee
Less than £50,000 £50.00
£50,001 – £100,000 £100.00
£100,001 – £250,000 £150.00
£250,001 – £500,000 £220.00
£500,001 – £750,000 £300.00
£750,001 – £5,000,000 £400.00
£5,000,001+ £500.00
APPLY ONLINE

STAY CONNECTED

We invite our members to get in touch with us directly, if they would like to chat to us about a particular issue e.g. training or learning opportunities, policy consultation responses, etc.

Details relating to all of our staff members are available on our staff page including names, areas of work and contact details.

GET SOCIAL

We are proud of our ever-growing social media presence on Twitter and Facebook. We use these online platforms to share information about the work which we do and to discuss timely issues relating to the children’s sector in Northern Ireland. 

Follow us on social media and please feel free to join the CiNI conversation, as we work to make Northern Ireland a society where all children and young people are valued, treated fairly and are able to flourish.

MEMBER NEWSLETTER

CiNI’s monthly member newsletter, CiNI CONNECT, aims to strengthen contacts and connections across the children’s sector in Northern Ireland.

By sharing and promoting the activity of CiNI and our members the newsletter also serves to showcase the tremendous work we are engaged in, as we work in collaboration, keeping children, young people and parents/carers at the heart of what we do.

We invite our members to submit flyers, posters and announcements promoting good news stories, upcoming events, programmes, initiatives and job postings to be included in this monthly newsletter.

E-mail joanne@ci-ni.org.uk to find out more.

TRAINING COURSES

Check out our general and bespoke training portfolio, designed to improve your knowledge base and skillset.

FUNDED
TAILORED

TRAINING COURSES

Check out our general and bespoke training portfolio, designed to improve your knowledge base and skillset.

FUNDED
TAILORED

TRAINING COURSES

Check out our general and bespoke training portfolio, designed to improve your knowledge base and skillset.

GENERAL
BESPOKE