Youth Work Jobs and Opportunities

Be a part of something incredible by working in Scotland’s youth work sector. We list and promote job opportunities from across the sector, ranging from volunteering opportunities, support worker positions through to senior management and trustee positions. Looking for an ideal candidate to join your team? Submit your vacancy to us and we’ll do the rest.

As the collective voice of the youth work sector, we primarily share jobs aimed at youth workers, managers, senior appointments and job opportunities in the wider CLD and third sector in Scotland.

Please remember that as a member of YouthLink Scotland you receive unlimited free adverts per year. If you are not a member, the cost is £50.00 including VAT for each advert you wish to place with us. Not sure if you are a member? Check out our Members page.

Once we’ve received your vacancy submission, we’ll upload it to our website, promote it through our social media channels and include in our Youth Work Briefing, which goes out to around 1,000 subscribers every second Tuesday – sign up to our Youth Work Briefing.

Grants and Trusts Fundraiser
Are you passionate about fundraising to help young people? Are you full of energy and always up for a challenge? Do you get a buzz out of working with loads of different people?
  • Organisation:  Scouts Scotland
  • Job title:  Grants and Trusts Fundraiser
  • Location:  Scouts Scotland HQ, Fordell Firs, Dunfermline
  • Closing date:  8 January, 2024
  • Salary:  £25,000 to £27,000 pro rata, per annum
  • Contract:  21 hours per week. Happy to talk flexible working. Permanent
ASN Development Coordinator
The successful applicant will have a passion for, have been involved in and have clear understanding and experience of working with children and young people with a wide variety of Additional Support Needs.
  • Organisation:  Scripture Union Scotland
  • Job title:  ASN Development Coordinator
  • Location:  Hybrid - home/nearest SU Scotland office
  • Closing date:  5 January, 2024
  • Salary:   £30,314 to £32,683
  • Contract:  Full time - Fixed term for 3 years, with the possibility of extension, depending on funding
Board of Directors
Would you like to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of Scotland’s children and young people? Fast Forward is look for new Trustees to join their Board of Directors to direct their work and support the fantastic staff team.
  • Organisation:  Fast Forward
  • Job title:  Board of Directors
  • Closing date:  26 January, 2024
  • Salary:  Voluntary
Youth Engagement Officer
At Carers Trust they put the voices and experiences of unpaid carers at the heart of all that they do. This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, friendly and creative team and make a big impact on the lives of young and young adult carers in Scotland.
  • Organisation:  Carers Trust Scotland
  • Job title:  Youth Engagement Officer
  • Location:  Glasgow based
  • Closing date:  14 December, 2023
  • Salary:  £29,000 to £33,000
  • Contract:  Full-time (35 hours per week)