National Youth Work Awards

Shining a light on Scotland’s youth work heroes: join us for a night of celebration at the National Youth Work Awards on 12 June in Glasgow. Nominations are open until 2nd February – get nominating today!

Get ready to be inspired!

YouthLink Scotland warmly invites you to the much-anticipated National Youth Work Awards 2024, a glittering evening dedicated to celebrating the remarkable achievements of Scotland’s youth workers.

This year, we gather on the 12th of June at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in the heart of Glasgow. Expect an evening brimming with inspiration, from heartening testimonials to the unveiling of this year’s award winners. The National Youth Work Awards 2024 is the perfect platform to acknowledge the extraordinary efforts of individuals and teams who go above and beyond in their service to young people.

It’s not just an awards night; it’s a showcase of excellence. Connect with peers, engage in inspiring narratives, and applaud the achievements that shape young lives. Whether you’re a youth work veteran or a supporter of youth empowerment, this event is your arena to witness the transformative power of youth work.

Don’t miss out on this inspiring event! Mark your calendars for 12th June and be part of a night where we honour the best in Scotland’s youth work community.

Nominate your youth work heroes!

Nominations are now open for this year’s Awards until 2nd February, so make your voice is heard and ensure your youth work heroes get the recognition they deserve!

Nominating for the National Youth Work Awards 2024 is simple:

  1. First off, visit our dedicated Nominations Page, where you’ll find all you need to know.
  2. Be sure to check out our Nominations Guidance and Judgement Criteria, which will help you structure your nomination to give your candidate the best chance possible.
  3. Fill in your nomination using our online form. You can save your progress at any time and complete your nomination when you’re ready.
  4. Finally, please make sure you submit your nomination by the deadline: midnight on 2nd February 2024.
  5.  Share the news! Help us get more nominations for this year’s Awards by using our comms pack, including newsletter copy and social media posts.

#YLSAwards: Where Passion Meets Recognition

This year, we have 14 categories to reflect the breadth and diversity of youth work that takes place across the country, as well as our Lifetime Achievement Award to honour long-standing contributors to our wonderful sector:

The deadline for nominations is midnight on 2nd February 2024.

Previous Awards Ceremonies

Visit our Awards archive to dive into a celebration of excellence and dedication in youth work over the years.

National Youth Work Award winner struts down the red carpet to collect her prize

Need more info?

Our Information & Events Officer Susan Symington is on hand to answer any questions you might have about bookings and how to get involved.