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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

It's #iwill week!

PUBLISHED: Mon, 20 Nov 2017

Join us and partners across the country celebrating young people bringing communities together and making a difference through volunteering.

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News

National Youth Work Awards 2018

PUBLISHED: Fri, 24 Nov 2017

Help us celebrate youth work and the youth workers who make a difference in the lives of young people every year. Nominations are now open!

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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

Empowering Schools: A consultation on the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Tue, 30 Jan 2018

A consultation on this bill to introduce radical reforms to the education system has opened.

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Latest news

News

National Youth Work Awards 2018

PUBLISHED: Fri, 24 Nov 2017

Help us celebrate youth work and the youth workers who make a difference in the lives of young people every year. Nominations are now open!

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News

Mental Health Inequality Briefing

PUBLISHED: Thu, 23 Nov 2017

NHS Health Scotland has published their latest Inequality Briefing on mental health.

News

What works? Eight principles for meaningful evaluation of anti-prejudice work

PUBLISHED: Thu, 23 Nov 2017

This guidance aims to help organisations measure the effectiveness of their projects to tackle, prevent or reduce prejudice, discrimination, identity-based violence or harassment.

Blog

Youth volunteering changes lives

PUBLISHED: Wed, 22 Nov 2017

As we celebrate #iwill Week, our CEO Jim Sweeney shares how volunteering changes lives across Scotland.

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Twitter

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If you've been following #iwillweek, you'll know the amazing power of youth #social action. And if not? Then our CE… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

9:00PM - 24 Nov 2017

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#iwillweek Ambassador Kelsey wanted to make a difference, so she took action. Will you join her?… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

7:55PM - 24 Nov 2017

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Follow @3terrismith if you want to see brilliant youth social participation in action. She's an outstanding… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

7:10PM - 24 Nov 2017

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Funding

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Funding

Create18

Create18 aims to give young people funding to create events in their community during Year of Young People 2018. Round 2 deadline: 22 January 2018.

News

CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund

PUBLISHED: Thu, 02 Nov 2017

We're now accepting applications for the latest round of the CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund, for projects delivered between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

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Vacancies

Hot Chocolate Trust

Volunteer Development Manager

LOCATION: Dundee
POSTED: Mon, 13 Nov 2017
CLOSING: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 13:00

This role will lead the recruitment, induction, support and development of Hot Chocolate’s diverse and vibrant team of youth work volunteers.

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Development Manager – Attainment and Tackling Inequalities (Maternity Cover)

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Thu, 09 Nov 2017
CLOSING: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 17:00

The Development Manager will develop Young Scot’s contribution towards tackling the inequalities facing young people through developing the use of Young Scot services.

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