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COVID-19 Guidance

As we continue to navigate the Scottish Government's route map out of lockdown, we're here to help 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

Survey reveals vital youth work services face being left out in the cold this winter

PUBLISHED: Tue, 20 Oct 2020

A majority of youth work organisations remain unable to return to face-to-face indoor delivery, our survey revealed.

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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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National Youth Work Conference - Youth Work 2020: Resilient, Resourceful and Reimagined

PUBLISHED: Mon, 26 Oct 2020

Time's running out... book your place at this year’s National Youth Work Conference (3 & 4 Nov) which will showcase the strength and adaptability of the sector, share practice and explore the future.

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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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Latest news

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GlobeScotters – supporting young people to embrace international experiences

PUBLISHED: Thu, 29 Oct 2020

A campaign encouraging young people to embrace the international experiences available to them.

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Young carers, smoking and health and wellbeing

PUBLISHED: Thu, 29 Oct 2020

A new report from ASH Scotland on how we can support the health and wellbeing needs of young carers, particularly in relation to smoking uptake and exposure to second-hand smoke.

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Older children in conflict with the law in Scotland

PUBLISHED: Thu, 29 Oct 2020

A new report on how Scots law complies with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) for children aged 16 and 17 in conflict with the law.

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Jobs, jobs, jobs

PUBLISHED: Thu, 29 Oct 2020

One-in-five young people and over one-in-five BAME workers who were furloughed during lockdown have since lost their jobs according to a major new Resolution Foundation report.

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Shout out to all the amazing young people in the oversubscribed youth work break out room last night on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

12:45PM - 29 Oct 2020

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🗣️ Meet one of our#YLSConf200 keynote speakers! Diane Stockton is currently@P_H_S_Officiall's Social & System Rec…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O

9:51AM - 29 Oct 2020

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Don't miss out on #YLSConf20, book your place today! Key speakers: 🗣️ Dr Diane Stockton @P_H_S_Officiall) 🗣️twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VI

2:20PM - 28 Oct 2020

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Funding

Funding

Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund 2020-2021

Creative Scotland’s 'Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund' aims to support young people aged 11 to 25 in the creative arts. Deadline: 6 December 2020.

Funding

The Stafford Trust

A Scottish charitable trust which provides financial support to charities registered in the UK. Deadline: 31 December 2020.

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Vacancies

Information

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.

Dumfries & Galloway Council

Youth Development Worker

LOCATION: Annandale & Eskdale
POSTED: Tue, 27 Oct 2020
CLOSING: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 17:00

An opportunity for the right person to lead the next phase of youth work within this area, and help take work with young people to the next level and support even more young people.

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