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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 2018

PUBLISHED: Wed, 25 Apr 2018

In Scotland’s first ever Year of Young People, our 2018 National Youth Work Conference will focus on young people’s participation.

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YouthLink Scotland Policy Seminar Series 2018

PUBLISHED: Mon, 14 May 2018

We are holding the first Policy Seminar Series this autumn - an opportunity for youth work practitioners, policy makers, academics, and other interested stakeholders to come together.

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Consultations

Consultation

A Culture Strategy for Scotland

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Wed, 19 Sep 2018

This public consultation seeks views on a draft Culture Strategy for Scotland which has been developed following engagement with people across Scotland during 2017.

Consultation

Progressing Children's Rights in Scotland - An Action Plan 2018-21

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Wed, 26 Sep 2018

The public are being asked to shape the plan, which will transform how children and young people experience their rights and are involved in the decisions that affect them.

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Latest news

News

The rail industry is backing a campaign to combat dangerous behaviour on the railway.

PUBLISHED: Wed, 18 Jul 2018

It comes as the number of young people taking risks on tracks has soared by almost 80% in the last five years.

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Herald Society Awards 2018

PUBLISHED: Wed, 18 Jul 2018

Celebrating the dedication, imagination and most importantly, the vital impact of some of the best work taking place in the public and voluntary sectors.

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BPAS report released on the decline in teenage pregnancy rates

PUBLISHED: Wed, 18 Jul 2018

New report finds lifestyle factors, including focus on time with family and low-levels of alcohol consumption, may have influenced the sharp decline in teenage pregnancy rates.

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STEM in youth work training needs survey

PUBLISHED: Tue, 17 Jul 2018

We are keen to hear about the types of professional learning that would make the greatest impact on you and the young people you work with.

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Twitter

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.@EducationScot & @scotgov want to find out how prepared you feel to build STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

8:50PM - 20 Jul 2018

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Have you seen the @HeraldSociety Awards? Categories include Education Initiative of the Year & Young People’s Proje… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

2:36PM - 20 Jul 2018

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Have you seen the youth work outcomes model? There are seven outcomes that can help you articulate the difference t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

11:35AM - 20 Jul 2018

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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. Next deadline: 31 August 2018.

Funding

People's Postcode Lottery Dream Fund

£3 million available for charities and community organisations to work together to deliver a new and innovative 24-month projects that enhance the local communities. Deadline: 31 August 2018.

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Vacancies

Fast Forward

Youth Heritage Officer

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Thu, 05 Jul 2018
CLOSING: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 17:00

The Youth Heritage Officer will play a key role in delivering the Rebel Roots project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, led by Fast Forward and the lead partner, the National Library of Scotland.

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Training and Development Officer

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Tue, 10 Jul 2018
CLOSING: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 12:00

The successful candidate will deliver on all aspects of the organisation's training, youth work, and will support the National Voluntary Organisations of SYP.

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