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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

Information

Keep Erasmus+

PUBLISHED: Fri, 01 Dec 2017

The UK leaving the European Union places our membership of Erasmus+ in jeopardy. Help us take action to keep it.

News

National Youth Work Awards 2018 winners announced

PUBLISHED: Fri, 16 Mar 2018

Forty-six outstanding youth workers and youth work projects were celebrated at this year's National Youth Work Awards at the Crowne Plaza Glasgow, with 14 winners crowned!

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Consultations

Consultation

A Connected Scotland: Tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger social connections

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Mon, 30 Apr 2018

A new national strategy, one of the first in the world, is being developed to tackle loneliness and isolation.

News

Rural youth encouraged to have their say about change they want to see

PUBLISHED: Mon, 09 Apr 2018

Young people living, working or studying in rural places are being invited to have their say about what they need, want and are lacking in their local communities.

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Latest news

News

Call for Young Programmers for 10th Anniversary of Glasgow Youth Film Festival

PUBLISHED: Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Applications are now open for young people aged 15-19 to become GYFF Young Programmers for Glasgow Youth Film Festival’s 10th Anniversary edition, which returns from 14 to 16 September 2018.

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New website for the SCQF

PUBLISHED: Thu, 19 Apr 2018

The SCQF Partnership feel it’s really important that their website is meeting the needs of their users. After a lengthy period of design and development, they have now launched their new site.

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Parent survey about ADHD services in Scotland published

PUBLISHED: Tue, 17 Apr 2018

Results of a survey of parents about health and education services for children with ADHD across Scotland.

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First Minister recognises YoYP achievements

PUBLISHED: Tue, 17 Apr 2018

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, will recognise tens of thousands of young Scots with a special certificate to say thank you for their contribution to the Year of Young People 2018.

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Twitter

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Young Britons have never been unhappier, new research from @PrincesTrust suggests. theguardian.com/society/2018/a…

8:21AM - 06 Apr 2018

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Livestream from YouthLink Towers as we get today's Youth Work Briefing ready! It's going out at lunchtime so still… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

8:51AM - 03 Apr 2018

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Have you got what it takes to help us share how #youthworkchangeslives? Dust off your CV and apply for our Senior D… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

11:26AM - 29 Mar 2018

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Funding

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Funding

Year of Young People National Lottery Fund

Year of Young People National Lottery Fund launched to inspire young people to lead active lives and encourage positive mental health.

Funding

BBC Children in Need

BBC Children in Need's focus is firmly on those children and young people who are experiencing disadvantage. Next deadline for small grants is 13 May 2018.

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Vacancies

The Yard

Senior Playworker

LOCATION: Edinburgh and Kirkcaldy
POSTED: Tue, 10 Apr 2018
CLOSING: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:00

The Yard are recruiting for a flexible individual who can supervise the planning and delivery of sessions.

LGBT Youth Scotland

Youth & Community Development Officer

LOCATION: Lothian
POSTED: Thu, 19 Apr 2018
CLOSING: Thu, 17 May 2018 16:00

To lead the delivery of a programme of youth work which targets transgender young people in Edinburgh and the Lothian’s and promotes improvements in health and wellbeing.

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