Welcome to National Youth Service

Turning the youth into productive citizens

What we do

At NYS, youth are at the center of all our activities. We help young people to discover and harness their potential and take charge of their route to becoming productive citizens.

Our Programmes

1. Phase One:
Civic Training

This phase of training is offered for a minimum of 5 to 6 months and aimed at:

  • •   Instilling discipline among the youth
  • •   Inculcate a sense of patriotism
  • •   Developing the youth into individuals with..

2. Phase Two:
National Voluntary Service

Voluntary Service is an intergral part of civic training that runs concurrently. Voluntary Service is aimed at:

  • •   Inculcate youth voluntarism
  • •   Provide opportunities for youth to..

3. Phase Three:
Skills Training

NYS trains Namibian Youth to become qualified artisans in various occupational trades. These programs are registered with the Namibia Training Authority (NTA) and accredited by Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA)

Trainees Corner

  • •  Namibian citizen;
  • •  Aged between 16-35 years;
  • •  In possesion of a Grade 10 or 12
  • •  Youth not currently enrolled at any formal education institution;
  • •  Ready to undergo medical fitness test; and
  • •  Without Schedule1 criminal record.

News Corner

NYS Board visits State House

The NYS Board of Directors together with the Minister of Sports, Youth and National service paid a courtsey visit to His Excellency the President of Republic of Namibia Dr Hage Geingob.

Scam Alert!

Persons are contacting trainees pretending to be NYS and asking for money. This is a scam. Please DO NOT respond to anyone who is not given as a contact person on the NYS notice for trainees to report. If you have any queries, please only contact...