Youth Scotland
Youth Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC000501

As the largest national youth work organisation, Youth Scotland supports 66,000 young people, 1,450 youth groups and over 8,200 youth workers.

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Senior Development Worker (Young Islanders Network)

  • Full time
  • £33,834 – £35,689
  • Home-based in the Scottish Islands
  • Closing 23rd August 2021

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community-based youth work, would love you to come and join our dynamic team. We are looking for an experienced worker who has great skills in engaging young people, with experience of life on the Scottish islands and the passion to lead the development of Scotland’s Young Islanders Network.

Youth Scotland supports over 1,600 youth groups across the country which provide youth work opportunities for more than 74,000 young people. These young people are supported by over 8,000 youth workers including 5,000 volunteers.

Our range of accredited youth awards recognise thousands of young people’s learning and achievements every year.

The Young Islanders Network will provide opportunities for young people in Scotland’s island communities to share their experiences, have their voices heard, shape decision-making about issues that impact their lives and ensure that the National Islands Plan fully considers their interests and priorities.

If you have the skills and experience to make this happen, then we want to hear from you!

This post will be home-based on the Scottish islands with an expectation of travel (subject to Covid-19 restrictions) between islands and, on occasion, to Youth Scotland head office in Edinburgh.

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Top job! Head of Programmes and Business Development

  • Full time
  • £36,371
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th September 2021

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community based youth work, would love you to come and join our senior leadership team.

Youth Scotland supports over 1,600 youth groups across the country which provide youth work opportunities for more than 74,000 young people. These young people are supported by over 8,000 youth workers including 5,000 volunteers.

We are looking for an experienced senior manager, preferably with an active involvement in the youth work sector, to lead the development of new youth work programmes, including our suite of accredited youth awards, and to effectively manage our key relationships with funders and partners.

You will have great skills, and should have an excellent track record, in researching, developing, leading and reporting on successful funding proposals to government and government agencies, lottery, trusts and foundations; and in securing other income generation opportunities.

This position is based in our Edinburgh office pending COVID-19 restrictions

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Administrator (Awards & General Admin)

  • Full time
  • £17,650 – £20,467
  • This post would usually be based in our Edinburgh office – pending Covid restrictions
  • Closing 4th October 2021

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community based youth work, would love you to come and join our dynamic team

We are looking for someone who has great skills in administration and a passion for helping people. Youth Scotland supports over 1,600 youth groups across the country which provide youth work opportunities for more than 74,000 young people. These young people are supported by over 8,000 youth workers including 5,000 volunteers.

Our range of accredited youth awards recognise thousands of young people’s learning and achievements every year.

This post will support all aspects of the administration and operations of

Youth Scotland. If you have the skills and experience to make a difference supporting our projects and services then we want to hear from you!

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CashBack Senior Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £33,834 – £35,689
  • Edinburgh office pending COVID-19 restrictions
  • Closing 25th October 2021

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community-based youth work, would love you to come and join our dynamic team. We are looking for an experienced worker who has excellent partnership skills, with experience of coordinating national projects and programmes.

Youth Scotland supports over 1,600 youth groups across the country which provide youth work opportunities for more than 74,000 young people. These young people are supported by over 8,000 youth workers including 5,000 volunteers.

Our range of accredited youth awards recognise thousands of young people’s learning and achievements every year.

We are looking for someone with experience in managing projects, preferably with an active involvement in the youth work sector, to play a lead role on Youth Scotland’s biggest project – Generation CashBack - and to effectively manage key relationships with funders and partners. Generation CashBack supports member groups in areas of multiple deprivation to increase the opportunities available for young people and help them achieve their full potential.

If you have the skills and experience to make this happen, then we want to hear from you!

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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £57,703 – £64,717
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th November 2021

Youth Scotland is Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community based youth work and we would love you to come and lead our dynamic organisation.

Now, more than ever, Scotland’s young people need effective community based youth work services. Youth Scotland is seeking a visible, dynamic and progressive CEO to lead the direction of community based youth work in Scotland and shape a 21st century sector, emboldened to meet the needs of the critical youth work organisations working to affect grass roots change.

Youth Scotland supports over 1,600 youth groups across the country, which provide youth work opportunities for more than 74,000 young people. These young people are supported by over 8,000 youth workers, including 5,000 volunteers.

You should have experience in leading an organisation. You should be qualified in Youth Work and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the policy landscape in Scotland. You will also have significant management, finance, fundraising, governance, compliance and communications skills.

This position is based in our Edinburgh office pending COVID-19 restrictions.

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Digital Engagement Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,930 – £24,328
  • Based in Edinburgh, with some flexible working
  • Closing 26th November 2021

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community based youth work, would love you to come and join our dynamic team

We are at an exciting stage in our organisational development with a growing membership of youth groups and plans in place for significant growth in our support for youth work, youth groups and young people. We have identified the need to expand this key role which will suit a communications professional who is passionate about telling the story of the impact of youth work on young people’s lives.

If this is you then we want to hear from you!

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Development Worker (Youth Work and Training/Y2Be)

  • Full time
  • £28,613 – £33,164
  • Based in Edinburgh but with flexible working arrangements.
  • Closing 3rd December 2021

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community-based youth work, would love you to come and join

our dynamic team

We are at an exciting stage in our organisational development with a growing membership of youth groups and plans in place for significant growth in our support for youth work, youth groups and young people.

We have identified the need for a development worker role which will suit an experienced youth worker who is passionate about empowering young people and upskilling youth workers and volunteers. If this is you, then we want to hear from you!

This role with support the next phase of our Y2Be project, in partnership with mental health charity Place2Be, and also support wider Youth Scotland youth work and training projects.

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Administrator (Membership Support)

  • Full time
  • £19,324 – £20,669
  • Based in Edinburgh, with some flexible working
  • Closing 14th January 2022

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community based youth work, would love you to come and join

our dynamic team

We are at an exciting stage in our organisational development with a growing membership of youth groups and plans in place for significant growth in our support for youth work, youth groups and young people. This post will support our member groups and play a key role in administering our membership renewals and small grant schemes. If you have the skills and experience to make a difference supporting our members, then we want to hear from you!

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Area Co-ordinator Forth Valley

  • Full time
  • £25,069 – £26,691
  • Home Based in Forth Valley (with some travel to Edinburgh)
  • Closing 21st January 2022

We are at an exciting stage in our organisational development with plans in place to grow our support for youth work, young people and youth groups. We are looking for a dynamic Area Co-ordinator in Forth valley to support the next phase of our Growing Better Youth Work Programme. This post will suit a worker who is passionate about supporting youth groups and inspiring young people.

If this is you then we want to hear from you!

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Development Worker (Youth Work and Training)

  • Full time
  • £28,613 – £33,164
  • The post is based in Edinburgh but with flexible working arrangements
  • Closing 21st March 2022

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community-based youth work, would love you to come and join our dynamic team

We are at an exciting stage in our organisational development with a growing membership of youth groups and plans in place for significant growth in our support for youth work, youth groups and young people.

We have identified the need for a development worker role which will suit an experienced youth worker who is passionate about empowering young people and upskilling youth workers and volunteers. If this is you, then we want to hear from you!

This role will support the youth work and training team.

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Senior Development Worker (Awards Growth)

  • Full time
  • £34,511 – £36,403
  • Based in Edinburgh (Youth Scotland’s Offices) - flexible working options available
  • Closing 25th April 2022

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community-based youth work, would love you to come and join our dynamic team

Youth Scotland’s Youth Awards accredit the achievement of thousands of young people every year. But we want to do more! We are now embarking on an exciting new phase of Awards development which will expand the Awards into new markets, enhance our use of digital options and ensure that our awards meet young people’s emerging needs.

We want to recruit a skilled and passionate individual who can lead these new developments, using their skills in business and systems development for a social purpose. Success will mean even more young people can benefit from our awards.

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Development Worker (Carbon Neutral Islands Schools Project)

  • Full time
  • £29,185 – £33,828
  • Home based on the Scottish Islands.
  • Closing 8th July 2022

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community-based youth work, would love you to come and join

our dynamic team

We have developed an exciting new partnership with Scottish Government to support the roll out of a Carbon Neutral Schools Project with primary and secondary school age children and young people on the Scottish Islands, using a youth work & schools’ approach.

We have identified the need for a development worker role which will suit an experienced youth worker/educator who is passionate about empowering and upskilling young people on the Scottish Islands on sustainability, climate change and carbon neutral initiatives. If this is you, then we want to hear from you!

This role will be part of our Young Islanders Network/Youth Work and Training Team

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Administrator (Awards)

  • Part time
  • £20,155 – £21,083 pro-rata
  • Based in Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th July 2022

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community based youth work, would love you to come and join our dynamic team

Our range of accredited youth awards recognise thousands of young people’s learning and achievements every year – this year alone we are on target to accredit 10,000 awards! We have a vacancy for an Administrator (Awards) which will suit someone who has the administration skills to help us operate our awards programme and a passion for helping young people to achieve their potential. If this is you then we want to hear from you!

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Membership Administrator

  • Part time
  • £19,904 – £21,289 pro-rata
  • Based in Edinburgh, with some hybrid working
  • Closing 5th December 2022

Youth Scotland, Scotland’s national charity for the support and delivery of community based youth work, would love you to come and join

our dynamic team

We are at an exciting stage in our organisational development with a growing membership of youth groups and plans in place for significant growth in our support for youth work, youth groups and young people. This post will support our member groups and play a key role in administering our membership renewals and small grant schemes. If you have the skills and experience to make a difference supporting our members, then we want to hear from you!

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