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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

It's #iwill week!

PUBLISHED: Mon, 20 Nov 2017

Join us and partners across the country celebrating young people bringing communities together and making a difference through volunteering.

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News

National Youth Work Awards 2018

PUBLISHED: Mon, 20 Nov 2017

Celebrating youth work and the youth workers who make a difference every year in the lives of young people. Nominations open on Friday 24 November.

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Consultations

Consultation

Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2004

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Thu, 01 Mar 2018

This consultation seeks views on whether and how the Gender Recognition Act 2004 should be amended in relation to the law in Scotland.

Consultation

Empowering Schools: A consultation on the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Tue, 30 Jan 2018

A consultation on this bill to introduce radical reforms to the education system has opened.

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Latest news

News

It's #iwill week!

PUBLISHED: Mon, 20 Nov 2017

Join us and partners across the country celebrating young people bringing communities together and making a difference through volunteering.

YouthLink

News

Makar makes a move for Year of Young People 2018

PUBLISHED: Mon, 20 Nov 2017

Jackie Kay, Scotland's national poet, is to take up residency at Young Scot to inspire Scotland’s young people through the power of poetry.

News

Advisory Council on Women and Girls

PUBLISHED: Mon, 20 Nov 2017

A new group has been created to advise the Scottish Government on the action needed to tackle gender inequality.

News

Attitudes to young people

PUBLISHED: Mon, 20 Nov 2017

People are most likely to hold positive views of young people as trustworthy and helpful to others, new research from the Scottish Government shows.

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Twitter

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Our new #youngwummin groups learned about all the opportunities volunteering offers young people today. So we’re pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

6:11PM - 20 Nov 2017

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YouthLink Scotland
@YouthLinkScot

Asking our #youngwummin projects what a good youth worker looks like. Apparently, big arms are essential 💪�� https://t.co/35JKGsgTT1

4:58PM - 20 Nov 2017

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YouthLink Scotland
@YouthLinkScot

What are the benefits of getting involved in youth #socialaction? Grab a cuppa and let us fill you in on the amazin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

1:42PM - 20 Nov 2017

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Funding

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Funding

Create18

Create18 aims to give young people funding to create events in their community during Year of Young People 2018. Round 2 deadline: 22 January 2018.

News

CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund

PUBLISHED: Thu, 02 Nov 2017

We're now accepting applications for the latest round of the CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund, for projects delivered between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

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Vacancies

Hot Chocolate Trust

Volunteer Development Manager

LOCATION: Dundee
POSTED: Mon, 13 Nov 2017
CLOSING: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 13:00

This role will lead the recruitment, induction, support and development of Hot Chocolate’s diverse and vibrant team of youth work volunteers.

Young Scot

Development Manager – Attainment and Tackling Inequalities (Maternity Cover)

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Thu, 09 Nov 2017
CLOSING: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 17:00

The Development Manager will develop Young Scot’s contribution towards tackling the inequalities facing young people through developing the use of Young Scot services.

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