PA to Chief Executive and Senior Management Team
Susan is responsible for administration and supporting our governance. Get in touch with her if you'd like to join our membership.Contact me
Tel 0131 313 2488 ext 210
Lorna assists our Business Manager Lorena with finance and HR activities. You'll find her in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.Contact me
Tel 0131 313 2488 ext 211
Senior Development Officer
Emily manages the youth participation element of the NKBL programme. She also leads on integrating a rights-based restorative approach to the programme. Emily also supports Action on Prejudice with training design and delivery.
NKBL Development Officer
Nadine is responsible for the development and delivery of NKBL's peer education capacity building training for practitioners. She also develops the peer educator's resources to ensure the programme is sustainable and replicable.Contact me
Tel 0131 313 2488 ext 251
NKBL Senior Development Officer
Vicki manages the capacity building element of the NKBL programme through resource development, practitioner training, and peer education training. She is also responsible for the schools and youth work programme.Contact me
Tel 0131 313 2488 ext 291
Youth Work and Schools Manager
Marielle is responsible for facilitating the development of strengthened partnerships between youth work and schools to close the poverty-related attainment gap.Contact me
Tel 0131 313 2488 ext 270
Youth Work and Schools Partnerships Programme Development Officer
Gill supports the development of collaborative practice and is responsible for generating evidence of youth work’s impact on the Scottish Attainment Challenge.Contact me
Tel 0131 313 2488 ext 271
National Grants Administrator
Donna supports the administration of the YouthLink Scotland’s grant programmes including Cashback for Communties and provides grant applicants with appropriate support at all stages of the process.Contact me
Tel 0131 313 2488 ext 261
Senior Development Officer (Youth Social Action and Volunteering)
Emma leads on the #IWill Movement in Scotland working alongside partners across the UK and the #Will Scotland Ambassadors to champion and grow youth social action. Emma also works in partnership with Young Scot and Project Scotland on the YouthVIP programme.
Development Officer (Youth Volunteering)
Jen supports the delivery of the Youth VIP project in partnership with Young Scot and Project Scotland, with focus on the implementation of the Volunteering for All Action Plan in relation to young people and the youth work sector.
Development Officer (Learning for Sustainability)
Naomi is responsible for YouthLink Scotland’s Learning for Sustainability projects, with a particular focus on the Our Bright Future programme, Scotland’s Young People’s Forest Project and the continuation of the Climate Youth Work Network.Contact me
Tel 0131 313 2488 ext 234
Policy and Research Manager
Leads the development of youth work policy impacting on young people’s lives, investigating and responding to current and emerging policy and legislative issues affecting young people and the youth work sector, ensuring that YouthLink Scotland’s policy agenda is reflective and responsive to the needs of those we represent.Contact me
Tel 0131 313 2488 ext 220
Senior Policy & Research Officer
Amy leads on youth work research including, helping to build an evidence base on the impact of youth work, supporting the sector to develop research skills and leading youth-led research to support young people to conduct research on issues that matter to them.
Comms & Public Affairs Manager
Sarah leads on public affairs and communications at YouthLink Scotland. She edits The Link and chairs our Communications and PR Network.Contact me
Tel 0131 313 2488 ext 240
Network & Events Manager
Sarah is the health and wellbeing lead, she co-ordinates the Health & Wellbeing in Youth Work Network and links with national partnerships around mental health. Sarah oversees the SCQF Participative Democracy Certificate and delivers national training on Youth Work Approaches for partners and Recognising & Realising Children’s Rights. She supports the Events & Networks team to deliver the National Youth Work Conference and National Youth Work Awards. Sarah sits on the Equalities and Training Networks.
Information and Events Officer
Susan is responsible for our fortnightly Youth Work Briefing, website content and enquiry answering, as well as organising national events including the National Youth Work Awards and the National Youth Work Conference.Contact me
Tel 0131 313 2488 ext 231
Development Officer (Youth Participation)
Stuart works to promote youth participation through promoting and supporting national programmes such as the Participative Democracy Certificate, IWill, Participatory Budgeting and YouthBank. Stuart also works to increase youth engagement through YouthLink Scotland structures.