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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

National Youth Work Conference 2019: Call for seminar proposals

PUBLISHED: Mon, 13 May 2019

The focus of this year's National Youth Work Conference will be on youth work’s role in closing the attainment gap. Find out more about sharing your practice by running a break-out seminar...

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News

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

YWCA launch Status of Young Women in Scotland report

PUBLISHED: Thu, 23 May 2019

The third Status of Young Women in Scotland report has been launched by the Young Women's Movement in Scotland. The report looks at young women’s political engagement, representation, and activism.

News

Lets Chat

PUBLISHED: Tue, 21 May 2019

A practical tool with guidance, tips and scenarios for line managers to start open and honest conversations about mental health in the workplace, without fear of stigma and discrimination.

News

Regional Employment Patterns in Scotland: Statistics from the Annual Population Survey 2018

PUBLISHED: Tue, 21 May 2019

Summary publication of results from the Annual Population Survey 2018, presenting analysis on the labour market, education and training.

News

Out There Award

PUBLISHED: Tue, 21 May 2019

An exciting opportunity for young people aged 18-26 to get a free, inspiring and enriching introduction to Scotland’s outdoors.

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Twitter

YouthLink Scotland

YouthLink Scotland
@YouthLinkScot

If you're trying to get your head around what on Earth #DigitalYouthWork is, then look no further than our resource… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

9:38AM - 24 May 2019

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YouthLink Scotland
@YouthLinkScot

Great to see 29 youth groups from across Scotland receive Young Start funding, covering a whole range of activities… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

9:14AM - 24 May 2019

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YouthLink Scotland
@YouthLinkScot

At #FMQTNextGeneration recently, @ScotGovFM was asked about #YouthStrike4Climate & said: "Obviously, as First Minis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

8:36AM - 24 May 2019

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Funding

Funding

Empowering Communities Programme - Investing in Communities Fund 2019-20

The Empowering Communities Programme in 2019/2020 supports various community-led regeneration programmes and one of its targeted funds is the Investing in Communities Fund (ICF).

Funding

Greggs Foundation

Local not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £2,000 through the Greggs Foundation regional grants programme.

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Vacancies

Regenfx Youth Trust

Youth Support Worker (Junior Street)

LOCATION: South Lanarkshire
POSTED: Tue, 14 May 2019
CLOSING: Thu, 23 May 2019 17:00

Regenfx Youth Trust is looking for a committed individual with a proven track record in improving the lives of young people for their Junior Street Project.

Access to Industry - The Listening Fund

Youth Development Worker

LOCATION: Base is Edinburgh. Role includes Edinburgh, North & South Lanarkshire and Polmont
POSTED: Mon, 20 May 2019
CLOSING: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 12:00

Access to Industry is looking for someone who can easily build a rapport with young people and the skills to build the confidence in young people to talk to them.

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