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#YLSAwards 2022

It’s back! After the year that never was, we’re delighted to be able to announce that nominations for the 2022 National Youth Work Awards are now open!

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YouthLink Scotland calls for prominent role for youth work in Scotland's Education Recovery Action Plan

PUBLISHED: Tue, 02 Nov 2021

YouthLink Scotland has made key recommendations to the action plan, to make sure youth work is recognised and is funded as an integral and ongoing part of education recovery for our young people.

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YouthLink Scotland Annual Report 2020-21

PUBLISHED: Tue, 30 Nov 2021

Read about the highlights and achievements throughout an incredibly challenging year for the sector in our 2020-21 Annual Report.

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Link Magazine - Youth work's role for people and planet

PUBLISHED: Mon, 04 Oct 2021

This edition of our sector magazine brings together international, national and local practice and reflections on the reality of climate change, from a youth work perspective.

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Latest demographic breakdown indicates learning loss risk for young people in deprived areas

PUBLISHED: Tue, 09 Nov 2021

Young people in areas of higher deprivation found it harder to learn during the second school closure and were less likely to attend youth work groups.

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An introduction to intersectional youth work

PUBLISHED: Thu, 02 Dec 2021

Join us on 25 January or 10 February for a training course to help you begin to understand intersectionality and how it fits in with your youth work practice.

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Last December was loneliest month for children contacting Childline

PUBLISHED: Wed, 01 Dec 2021

Childline service saw counselling sessions about loneliness peak over the festive period last year, with a record number of nearly 600 sessions provided on this topic in December alone.

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Climate Emergency training for youth workers and those working with young people

PUBLISHED: Wed, 01 Dec 2021

FREE training for youth workers to learn about the Climate Emergency, with a focus on climate justice and young people’s engagement in the climate movement.

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GIRFEC Refresh Consultations – Get involved

PUBLISHED: Tue, 30 Nov 2021

The Scottish Government wishes to consult with key stakeholders to ensure that the materials provide practitioners with the confidence, clarity and practical support to deliver GIRFEC.

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11:45AM - 02 Dec 2021

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👏😍 Building confidence and resilience is at the very heart of youth work - brilliant to se@CashBackScotot funding utwitter.com/i/web/status/1…4T

11:42AM - 02 Dec 2021

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Funding

Funding

Bank of Scotland Foundation

This Bank of Scotland Foundation helps individuals and charities to work together to ensure a better quality of life within their community. Deadline: 16 December 2021.

Funding

CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund 2022/23

We welcome proposals for the delivery of targeted youth work activity programmes that provide a range of activities for young people between the ages of 10-24. Deadline: 17 December 2021.

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Vacancies

Youth Scotland

Area Co-ordinator - Forth Valley

LOCATION: Home Based in Forth Valley (with some travel to Edinburgh)
POSTED: Mon, 22 Nov 2021
CLOSING: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 12:00

Youth Scotland are looking for a dynamic Area Co-ordinator in Forth valley to support the next phase of their Growing Better Youth Work Programme.

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Grants Administrator

LOCATION: Hybrid working between YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh and home working.
POSTED: Wed, 24 Nov 2021
CLOSING: Fri, 10 Dec 2021 12:00

We are looking to appoint a Grants Administrator to support the administration of our grant programmes in line with contractual obligations.

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