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Youth work changes lives

YouthLink Scotland is the national agency for youth work, representing more than 100 youth work organisations across Scotland.

We champion the role and value of the youth work sector, challenging government at national and local levels to invest in your development.

Events

News

Take action to #KeepErasmusPlus

PUBLISHED: Thu, 04 Jan 2018

Organisations from across the UK join together to save a vital European funding programme which has benefited over half a million people from the UK in the last 30 years.

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Finalists announced for the National Youth Work Awards 2018!

PUBLISHED: Mon, 12 Feb 2018

A big thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate for our National Youth Work Awards this year. We're absolutely delighted to finally reveal our shortlist!

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Consultations

Consultation

Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2004

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Thu, 01 Mar 2018

This consultation seeks views on whether and how the Gender Recognition Act 2004 should be amended in relation to the law in Scotland.

Consultation

A Connected Scotland: Tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger social connections

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Mon, 30 Apr 2018

A new national strategy, one of the first in the world, is being developed to tackle loneliness and isolation.

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Latest news

News

UK teenagers call for work experience to be made compulsory on the curriculum

PUBLISHED: Thu, 22 Feb 2018

New research of UK teenagers has revealed that an overwhelming majority (83%) would like work experience to be made a compulsory part of the school curriculum.

News

Erasmus+ evaluated as one of the most positive EU results

PUBLISHED: Thu, 22 Feb 2018

How to improve the successor programme to Erasmus+? The Commission evaluation proposes to make it more inclusive, to step up mobility for schools, VET, youth and more…

News

Respect for All/Included, Engaged and Involved Part 2 - FREE training

PUBLISHED: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

An invitation to a series of training events on recently published national guidance for anti bullying and preventing and managing school exclusions

News

Volunteering in the Year of Young People

PUBLISHED: Wed, 21 Feb 2018

Young people will help create a 10 year plan for volunteering in Scotland.

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Twitter

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⏰ Don't miss the latest youth work news and opportunities. Our Youth Work Briefing goes out this afternoon. Sign up… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

8:41AM - 20 Feb 2018

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North Lanarkshire Council reveal year-round meals plan to tackle 'holiday hunger' of school pupils. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotla…

9:00AM - 16 Feb 2018

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Funding

Funding

Future Routes Fund

Funding is available to individuals aged 11 to 26 to run events and projects during the Year of Young People 2018 to promote Scotland's nature and wildlife.

Funding

Greggs Foundation

Local not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £2,000 through the Greggs Foundation regional grants programme. Deadline: 9 March 2018.

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Vacancies

Callander Youth Project Trust

Youth Support Worker

LOCATION: Callander
POSTED: Thu, 18 Jan 2018
CLOSING: Fri, 09 Mar 2018 17:00

Callander Youth Project Trust (CYPT) are looking to recruit a new Youth Support Worker.

Scottish Huntington's Association

Youth Service Co-ordinator

LOCATION: Glasgow (with travel throughout Scotland)
POSTED: Mon, 12 Feb 2018
CLOSING: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:00

SHA are looking to recruit a Youth Service Co-ordinator to help organise, facilitate and support structured group work sessions, activity days, residentials and camps for young people aged 8-25.

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