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.



Members Network

START: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:00
END: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:30

Join us in Dundee for our next Members Network, focusing on celebrating young people's achievements and valuing their contribution to our communities through youth work.



Young People, Mental Health and Wellbeing - National Youth Work Conference and YouthLink Scotland AGM

START: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:00
END: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:00

Save the date for our National Conference and AGM, taking place on 14 November 2017 in Cumbernauld. Call for interactive session proposals now open.

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Activity Agreements Sustainability Research - Tenders sought

PUBLISHED: Thu, 03 Aug 2017

YouthLink Scotland is seeking tenders from experienced research companies to undertake a study of what vulnerable young people need to sustain participation post-Activity Agreement.



The Socio-Economic Duty - A Consultation

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Tue, 12 Sep 2017

A Scottish Government consultation on The Socio-Economic Duty

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Latest news


16-18-year-olds wanted to influence and inspire Commissioner's Strategic Plan review

PUBLISHED: Mon, 21 Aug 2017

The Commissioner’s office is reviewing their Strategic Plan— and they are looking for six Young Advisers to help shape the process.


Education Through CashBack

PUBLISHED: Mon, 21 Aug 2017

Education Through CashBack is a Scottish Sports Futures programme that aims to enhance sports coaches' understanding of working with young people and encourage personal development through sport.


Member Briefing – Education Workforce Council

PUBLISHED: Thu, 17 Aug 2017

We have prepared a Member Briefing on the proposal to establish an Education Workforce Council to include the responsibilities of the current CLD Standards Council and GTC for Scotland.



Leading in youth work - an ILM award in leadership programme

PUBLISHED: Thu, 17 Aug 2017

For leaders at senior or management level in voluntary youth work organisations.

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YouthLink Scotland

YouthLink Scotland

It's back! We've got a new round of National Voluntary Youth Organisations Support Funding on the go. Apply here ✏️… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

2:37PM - 21 Aug 2017

YouthLink Scotland

YouthLink Scotland

Where can you find news, training and jobs from the youth work sector? The YLS Youth Work Briefing, of course ✉️… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

7:20AM - 21 Aug 2017

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National Voluntary Youth Organisations Support Fund 2017-18

PUBLISHED: Mon, 31 Jul 2017

YouthLink Scotland is currently accepting proposals for the National Voluntary Youth Organisations Support Fund.



National Lottery Awards for All Scotland

Giving groups a chance to apply for grants between £500 and £10,000 for projects that help local communities and people in most need. There are no deadlines and applications can be made at any time.

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Elgin Youth Development Group

Youth Team Manager

POSTED: Thu, 17 Aug 2017
CLOSING: Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00

The Youth Team Manager will be responsible for the management and support of the youth work team, and the development and delivery of programmes and activities associated with Elgin Youth Café.

Hot Chocolate Trust

Operations & Projects Manager

POSTED: Thu, 10 Aug 2017
CLOSING: Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:00

This post will consolidate and build the organisational platforms of Hot Chocolate to support and improve effectiveness and innovation in their youth work.

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