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Youth Work Recovery

As we continue to navigate our way through the global pandemic, we're here to help you ensure young people continue to get the support they deserve. Check out our Youth Work Guidance Hub and Frequently Asked Questions pages below for more information.

News

News

New research reveals the positive impact of youth work in Edinburgh

PUBLISHED: Tue, 10 Nov 2020

The report shows youth work makes a significant impact on young people’s skills, confidence, wellbeing and access to opportunities.

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Learning through Lockdown – the impact of youth work summer 2020

PUBLISHED: Tue, 13 Oct 2020

Capturing the breadth and depth of opportunities provided by the youth work sector during this most extraordinary of schools summer holidays.

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YouthLink Scotland News

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National Case Study Evaluation: Youth work’s contribution to the Scottish Attainment Challenge

PUBLISHED: Mon, 26 Oct 2020

Our national case study evaluation builds a rich picture of the youth work sector’s current contribution to attainment.

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Scottish Government guidance for delivery of youth work services updated

PUBLISHED: Tue, 03 Nov 2020

The guiding framework to support the delivery of youth work services has been updated to reflect the latest Scottish Government advice.

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Latest news

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YouthLink Scotland Annual Report: A Year Like No Other

PUBLISHED: Mon, 30 Nov 2020

In a year like no other, we have supported Scotland’s Youth Work Sector to meet the challenges of Covid-19. View our annual report to get a flavour of a quite extraordinary year for the sector.

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National campaign to encourage young people to access sexual health services

PUBLISHED: Mon, 30 Nov 2020

Scottish Government, Public Health Scotland and NHS Lothian have worked with Sandyford Clinic to develop a national campaign for young people to encourage them to access services.

Blog

A year of coasts and waters

PUBLISHED: Mon, 30 Nov 2020

Lucy Sparks, John Muir Award Scotland Inclusion Manager at John Muir Trust, looks back on Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters and shares some tips for staying connected through the winter months.

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Improving the life chances of children who offend: A summary of common factors

PUBLISHED: Thu, 26 Nov 2020

Improving the life chances of children who offend: A summary of common factors aims to support all practitioners, managers and policy makers involved in improving the life chances of children.

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Funding

Funding

CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund 2021/22

We welcome proposals for the delivery of targeted youth work activity programmes that provide a range of activities for young people between the ages of 10-24. Deadline: 18 December 2020.

Funding

Covid-19 Residential Outdoor Education Centre Recovery Fund

This recovery fund supports the sustainability of third and private sector residential outdoor centres in Scotland run for young people. Deadline for round one applications is 11 December 2020.

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Vacancies

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Submit a vacancy

PUBLISHED: Mon, 06 Mar 2017

Interested in advertising a youth work job vacancy with us? Get in touch! All vacancies are included in our Youth Work Briefing, seen by thousands of youth workers every fortnight.

Scran Academy

Youth Development Worker

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Wed, 18 Nov 2020
CLOSING: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 17:00

This is an exciting opportunity to lead and shape Scran Academy’s youth work offer on a day-to-day basis. They're looking for a dynamic youth practitioner with a passion for young people.

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