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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

Network

Members Network: December 2018

START: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 09:30
END: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 13:30

Join us in Edinburgh for our Members Network exploring Reflections and Celebrations of Youth Work in the Year of Young People.

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Network

Comms Network

START: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 16:30
END: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 18:30

This network is for communications, marketing and digital professionals from member and partner organisations and meets quarterly for training, campaign planning and to share best practice.

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YouthLink Scotland News

News

YouthLink Scotland welcomes new Chief Executive

PUBLISHED: Thu, 04 Oct 2018

YouthLink Scotland is delighted to announce that the current depute Chief Executive, Tim Frew, has been appointed as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer.

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Information

National Youth Work Awards

PUBLISHED: Wed, 10 Oct 2018

Who will you nominate for an award in this year's National Youth Work Awards? There are 15 categories to choose from and you have until 26th November to get your nomination in.

Latest news

News

Research launched at National Youth Work Conference

PUBLISHED: Tue, 20 Nov 2018

The Impact of Community-based Universal Youth Work in Scotland research was launched at today's National Youth Work Conference. Find out more about the research.

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Blog

Introducing "The Impact of Community-based Universal Youth Work in Scotland"

PUBLISHED: Mon, 19 Nov 2018

The Scottish Youth Work Research Steering Group have undertaken a research study on the impact of community-based universal youth work. Dona Milne, chair of the group, blogs for us on the research.

News

Young people want to know more about debt

PUBLISHED: Mon, 19 Nov 2018

Young people across Scotland believe that schools, the banking sector, and their friends/family, need to talk to them about credit and debt, according to new research from Carnegie UK and Young Scot.

News

Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People's Statement on UN Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Expert's visit to Scotland

PUBLISHED: Mon, 19 Nov 2018

The UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights has completed his two-week fact-finding mission to the United Kingdom to investigate government efforts to eradicate poverty.

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Twitter

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@YouthLinkScot

Great thread by @GPappasKL from @BIGScotland about his thoughts and reflections on #YLSConf18 👇twitter.com/GPappasKL/stat…H

6:20PM - 20 Nov 2018

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YouthLink Scotland
@YouthLinkScot

If you didn't get a chance to see the awesome work of @listenthinkdraw, here's a quick summary 👇#YLSConf188 https://t.co/7JLji1pAs0

4:25PM - 20 Nov 2018

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YouthLink Scotland
@YouthLinkScot

A huge thank you to everyone that attended #YLSConf18 today, we had a ball and we hope you did too! A special thank… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

4:18PM - 20 Nov 2018

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Funding

Funding

CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund 2019-2020

This programme is administered by YouthLink Scotland to support the Scottish Government’s aim of tackling inequalities by focusing more on young people from deprived areas. Deadline: 7 December 2018.

Funding

BBC Children in Need Small Grants

BBC Children in Need's focus is firmly on those children and young people who are experiencing disadvantage. Next deadline for small grants is 2 December 2018.

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Vacancies

YouthLink Scotland

#iWill National Development Officer

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Wed, 07 Nov 2018
CLOSING: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 17:00

We are looking to appoint a National Development Officer to drive forward the #iwill campaign in Scotland to help create quality youth volunteering and social action opportunities.

Girlguiding Scotland

Senior PR and Policy Officer

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Thu, 15 Nov 2018
CLOSING: Sun, 25 Nov 2018 00:00

The senior PR and policy officer will work to broaden Girlguiding's appeal so they can grow and enable even more girls to benefit from the fantastic opportunities Girlguiding offers.

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