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.


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Members Network: June 2017

START: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:00
END: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:00

Our next Members Network is looking ahead to Year of Young People 2018.



Healthy Young Lives Training for Trainers in Aberdeen

START: Mon, 12 Jun 2017 11:00
END: Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:30

Healthy Young Lives is a half-day foundation workshop which will increase your knowledge of promoting healthy behaviours and encouraging healthy lifestyles.

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YouthLink Scotland issues challenge over EU funding to the next UK Prime Minister

PUBLISHED: Thu, 18 May 2017

We launch our Westminster Manifesto with a call to the next UK government to take action for young people.



Improving Educational Outcomes for Children and Young People from Travelling Cultures

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Sun, 28 May 2017

This consultation seeks your views on draft guidance from the Scottish Government.

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Latest news


One week to go to apply for First Minister mentor programme

PUBLISHED: Mon, 22 May 2017

There's only one week left for ambitious young women aged 18-23 to apply for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be mentored by the First Minister of Scotland.


Young Scot Awards 2017

PUBLISHED: Mon, 22 May 2017

Now in its twelfth year, the Young Scot Awards is Scotland’s biggest celebration of young people and honours the outstanding work they do across the country.



PUBLISHED: Mon, 22 May 2017

The Boys' Brigade is challenging politicians to support its campaign and work together to recognise the vital role youth work and youth organisations have in promoting sport and play opportunities.

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Funding now open for young people to stage #YOYP2018 events

PUBLISHED: Mon, 22 May 2017

Create18 gives young people across Scotland the opportunity to host innovative events in their community, bringing Year of Young People 2018 to life.

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Horrible news this morning. Our thoughts are with everyone affected. twitter.com/BBCNewsround/s…

6:20AM - 23 May 2017

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YouthLink Scotland

ICYMI: MSPs criticise 'patchy' sex education provision in Scottish schools. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotla…

6:15AM - 23 May 2017

YouthLink Scotland

YouthLink Scotland

Our very own Liz is helping to host an @erasmusplusUK university visit this week. Follow #erasmuspluseffect to trac… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

2:17PM - 22 May 2017

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CashBack for Creativity Open Fund

PUBLISHED: Fri, 21 Apr 2017

The Open Fund supports community-based arts programmes for young people. Deadline: Friday 2 June 2017.


National Voluntary Youth Organisations Support Fund

PUBLISHED: Wed, 05 Apr 2017

Open to National Voluntary Youth Organisations involved in the delivery of youth work across Scotland. Deadline: Friday 9 June 2017.

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RockSolid Dundee

Senior Youth Worker

POSTED: Mon, 15 May 2017
CLOSING: Fri, 02 Jun 2017 12:00

RockSolid Dundee is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Senior Youth Worker.

Young Scot

Digital Content Assistant

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Wed, 17 May 2017
CLOSING: Tue, 30 May 2017 12:00

As Digital Content Assistant, you'll support the Content Editor to enhance Young Scot’s digital information and social media services.

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