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COVID-19 Guidance

The COVID-19 outbreak represents a massive challenge for the youth work sector but we're here to help ensure young people continue to get the support they deserve. We're putting together resources and a signposting service to help your organisation navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19.

News

News

Survey report reveals £20m funding hit for sector as youth mental health crisis looms

PUBLISHED: Wed, 06 May 2020

Youth work leaders in Scotland have issued a stark warning to national politicians and local councils as a new report shows an immediate funding loss this year of £20 million to the sector.

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Updated #LockdownLowdown report provides detailed insight into current concerns of young people

PUBLISHED: Thu, 14 May 2020

We have partnered with Young Scot and Scottish Youth Parliament to provide a comprehensive analysis of last month's #LockdownLowdown survey - now updated with key demographic breakdowns.

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YouthLink Scotland News

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Temporary YouthLink Scotland office arrangements

PUBLISHED: Wed, 18 Mar 2020

It is with regret that we announce the temporary closure of the YouthLink Scotland premises but we are still open for business, with all staff home working.

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Survey reveals 96% of young people fear for future due to COVID-19

PUBLISHED: Thu, 23 Apr 2020

A new study commissioned by YouthLink Scotland, Scottish Youth Parliament and Young Scot asked young people from every community in Scotland to share their concerns about COVID-19.

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Multicultural Counselling Support Project

PUBLISHED: Wed, 27 May 2020

Supporting mental health needs for ethnic minority individuals and families by providing multilingual culturally- and religiously-sensitive counselling support

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Vulnerable children report

PUBLISHED: Wed, 27 May 2020

This is the second report on the impact of COVID-19 and the lockdown on children and families, and on the ways that services for children have responded.

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Growing2gether Covid-19 survey with group participants

PUBLISHED: Wed, 27 May 2020

A programme for schools that supports young people facing difficult challenges to develop confidence and self-belief by mentoring small children, nurturing their potential and developing trust.

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Scottish children at risk of going missing seeking more support during lockdown

PUBLISHED: Tue, 26 May 2020

New website full of information and advice for young Scots linked to running away and related issues including information on staying safe during COVID-19.

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📋@YouthScotlandd has prepared a guide to help youth organisations prepare for the easing of lockdown restrictions.…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M

8:25AM - 27 May 2020

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📢@AoP_Scotlandd is delivering a workshop tomorrow on how to address bullying and hate. 🤝❤️ The free online workshotwitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hi

3:53PM - 26 May 2020

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Have you delivered a piece of youth work in the past year that improved outcomes for young people? Share your stor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

12:49PM - 26 May 2020

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Funding

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. Deadline:17 June 2020.

Funding

Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund

Creative Scotland’s 'Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund' aims to support young people aged 11 to 25 in the creative arts. Upcoming deadline date: 14 June 2020.

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Vacancies

Orkney Islands Council

Community Learning and Development Officer (Ref: ORK04077)

LOCATION: Orkney Islands
POSTED: Tue, 12 May 2020
CLOSING: Sun, 07 Jun 2020 17:00

An opportunity for a CLD Officer to continue the work of the service in building and sustaining partnerships between the community, voluntary and public agencies to address community needs.

Impact Arts

Youth Workers (2 posts)

LOCATION: Virtual Delivery - you will need to be able to deliver session from your own home, equipment will be provided
POSTED: Thu, 14 May 2020
CLOSING: Thu, 28 May 2020 12:00

To engage with small groups of young people in a 1-to-1 and group work basis, providing additional support and ensuring young people engage, are supported and go on to achieve positive outcomes.

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