Young people working in the outdoors, volunteering.

On #PowerOfYouth day Volunteer Scotland and YouthLink Scotland made recommendations to complement and enhance existing policy commitments on volunteering as part of a joint policy briefing on young people and volunteering.

Some core recommendations, include volunteering becoming a core part of the curriculum, with dedicated resource to ensure that all young people have the opportunity to participate in volunteering and reflect on their personal development benefits.

Read the full report here.

To find out more about the role of youth work and volunteering, please contact YouthLink Scotland’s Policy and Research Manager Kevin Kane or YouthLink Scotland’s Senior Development Officer for Youth Social Action and Volunteering, Emma Kyles.