- Practical Resources
- Guidance for Youth Workers
- Guidance for Young People
- COVID-19 Guidance for Organisations
- Digital & Online Youth Work
- Equality & Diversity
- Mental Health Guidance
Digital & Online Youth Work
Tools and resources to increase your digital youth work offer, as well as advice on how your organisation can adapt to the challenges posed by COVID-19.
Online youth work ideas, guidelines and resources
We've put together a shared resource for the youth work sector in Scotland to pool ideas and innovations during Covid-19. Click the link below to contribute to our collaborative Padlet, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
What on Earth is Digital Youth Work? workshops
We're hosting online workshops via Zoom to help youth workers get to grips with digital youth work! These will be interactive workshops using a videoconferencing platform, not a webinar, so sign up prepared to get involved!
Online Youth Work Webinar Series
A series of webinars with youth work practitioners sharing their use of different platforms and/or addressing issues relevant to online youth work.
Risk assessing digital youth work
Download and adapt this risk register to identify and plan for potential risks connected with delivering youth work, particularly in an online setting.
Virtual meeting parental consent form
Girlguiding Scotland has a consent form which can be referred to as a template for conducting online youth work meetings.
Safeguarding checklist for youth workers
YouthLink Scotland's safeguarding checklist for delivering youth work services online.
Safeguarding when using video-based services
Digi-Safe resource identifies key risks and actions to be taken into consideration when delivering services via video-based services such as Zoom or Teams.
Online youth work and participation
An online resource full of tools, tips and practices to help youth workers engage with young people online. Compiled by Dan Moxon, member of the Pool of European Youth Researchers.
Digital youth work project
YouthLink Scotland's Digital Youth Work Project is an online resource comprising resources on good digital practice, training materials and European Guidelines for Digital Youth Work.
Digital service delivery for charities
Third Sector Lab's COVID-19 information hub is filled with toolkits and guides on how charities can ensure that their services can be delivered digitally.
Digital Unite: COVID-19 Guides & Resources
Digital Unite has compiled digital guides to help youth workers and learners access reliable information, health services, and stay in touch with family and friends.
Mind Yer Time resource
Scottish Youth Parliament has launched a digital resource that helps children and young people learn about the healthy use of screens and social media. The resource includes topics on digital rights, bullying, mental health and wellbeing and body positivity.