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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

Seminar

UNCRC Consultation Engagement Session with Young People and Youth Workers at Edinburgh Zoo

START: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:00
END: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:00

Calling youth workers and young people! We will be running an engagement event at Edinburgh Zoo this summer to help give young people (aged 12 to 18) and the youth work sector a voice.

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Talking Prejudice in Edinburgh and Glasgow - June 2019

PUBLISHED: Mon, 20 May 2019

Events for youth workers and other practitioners working in diverse communities to hear from other professionals about the tools and services available to address hate crime and prejudice.

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YouthLink Scotland News

News

Applications are open for 2019 #IWill Ambassadors!

PUBLISHED: Wed, 24 Apr 2019

Do you know a young person aged between 10-20 years old who is making a difference in their community, society or environment?

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Information

Invest in Youth Work

PUBLISHED: Thu, 16 May 2019

Find out more about the Invest in Youth Work campaign we are putting together to look into the impact of changes to youth work budgets.

Latest news

News

New 10 year report celebrates Scotland's prevention approach to knife crime

PUBLISHED: Wed, 19 Jun 2019

A report analysing 10 years of a national programme designed to deter young people in Scotland from using and carrying a knife has been launched.

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Local and Thematic Events Fund launched

PUBLISHED: Wed, 19 Jun 2019

Following on from Maree Todd MSPs announcement about the development of a new National Youth Work Strategy, take a look at our new fund to involve youth workers and young people in its co-production.

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Record high for young people in positive destinations

PUBLISHED: Tue, 18 Jun 2019

Official statistics show that 93.2% of school pupils had a positive destination nine months after leaving school.

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Adoption UK Scotland launches Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) support service

PUBLISHED: Tue, 18 Jun 2019

New service launched for parents and carers of children and young people who were - or are suspected of having been - exposed to alcohol during pregnancy, a condition known as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum.

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Twitter

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Did you miss our #ScamAware Instagram takeover by @EmilyLiddle_ from @CitAdviceScot yesterday? Don't worry you can… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

8:50PM - 19 Jun 2019

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This evening, @KaneKane2014 is attending the Empowering New Scots to Be Fearless Parliamentary Reception at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

5:00PM - 19 Jun 2019

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"The UK’s young people know the internet is the future, but how do they really feel about it?" - new report launche… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

4:23PM - 19 Jun 2019

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Funding

Funding

The Weir Charitable Trust

The Trust aims to support small community groups of charities with an income of £100,000 or less per annum based in Scotland and providing services across Scotland. Deadline: 30 August 2019.

Funding

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People

Providing equipment, training and support to young people, with awards of up to £30,000 a year. Deadline: 23 July 2019.

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Vacancies

The Boys' Brigade

Communications and Fundraising Officer

LOCATION: Larbert
POSTED: Fri, 14 Jun 2019
CLOSING: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 09:00

The Boys’ Brigade is an international Christian youth organisation, they're currently recruiting a Communications and Fundraising Officer. Find out more.

Information

Submit a vacancy

PUBLISHED: Mon, 06 Mar 2017

Interested in advertising a youth work job vacancy with us? Get in touch! All vacancies are included in our Youth Work Briefing, seen by thousands of youth workers every fortnight.

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