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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

Network

NKBL Network Event - Resilience & Reassurance

START: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:30
END: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:00

Exploring how to deliver key prevention messages in Resilience and Reassurance on knife crime.

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Seminar

Young people taking the lead on evaluation

START: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 10:00
END: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:00

Evaluation Support Scotland, YouthLink Scotland and Youth Scotland invite you to come along, hear from others, share ideas about how you can start the journey of involving young people in evaluation.

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YouthLink Scotland News

Information

National Youth Work Awards

PUBLISHED: Wed, 10 Oct 2018

We're excited to announce the finalists of the National Youth Work Awards 2019! This year's awards ceremony will take place on 13 March 2019.

News

FMQT Next Generation

PUBLISHED: Mon, 18 Feb 2019

Children and young people across Scotland will once again have the opportunity to question the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, as the event returns.

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Latest news

News

International comparisons of young people’s health

PUBLISHED: Wed, 20 Feb 2019

Young people are making healthier life choices for themselves than ever before, but are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions.

News

Survey reveals catalogue of concerns for Scottish charities

PUBLISHED: Wed, 20 Feb 2019

Charity workers in Scotland are struggling amidst ongoing economic, social and political uncertainty, according to findings published today.

Blog

Meet #FMQTNextGeneration's new co-host

PUBLISHED: Tue, 19 Feb 2019

Meet the new co-host for the upcoming First Minister's Question Time Next Generation which will be taking place in Edinburgh on 23rd April.

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News

Young STEM Leader Programme – we need your views!

PUBLISHED: Tue, 19 Feb 2019

We'd like to know your thoughts and those of the young people you are working with on a few key questions for our project to make sure it works for young people and youth workers. Deadline: 22.2.19.

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Twitter

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📅@scotwomensaidd are running a seminar called 'Beyond the magic number 4? Exploring the value of the Adverse Childh…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s

10:38AM - 21 Feb 2019

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Know a young person passionate about an important cause? It could be #YouthStrike4Climate, #SDGs or youth participa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

8:17AM - 21 Feb 2019

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Did you know that the Scottish Child Law Centre has a 'Youth Hour'? Young people under 21 can call and speak to Iri… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

9:50PM - 20 Feb 2019

Join the conversation on Facebook or Twitter

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Funding

Funding

Children Survive and Thrive: Rise and Shine

Funding focusing on community action for early childhood development to help ensure all children have the best possible start in life. Online applications for first stage open until 22 March 2019.

Funding

National Lottery Awards for All Scotland

Giving groups a chance to apply for grants between £300 and £10,000 for projects that help local communities and people in most need.

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Vacancies

YouthLink Scotland

Policy and Research Manager

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Thu, 21 Feb 2019
CLOSING: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 17:00

We are seeking to recruit a motivated individual who will lead the development of youth work policies and strategies impacting on young people’s lives at national and local levels.

West Lothian Council

Community Education Worker (Youth Work)

LOCATION: West Lothian
POSTED: Wed, 20 Feb 2019
CLOSING: Sun, 03 Mar 2019 12:00

West Lothian Council CLD Youth Services is looking to recruit a skilled practitioner with recent experience of managing and developing youth work to join their Work with Young People Team.

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