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.

Youth Scotland Fundraising Manager (Trusts & Foundations)
Youth Scotland is looking for someone who can use their experience and expertise to expand their fundraising potential.
  • Organisation:  Youth Scotland
  • Job title:  Youth Scotland Fundraising Manager (Trusts & Foundations)
  • Location:  Based in Edinburgh, with some hybrid working.
  • Closing date:  18 June, 2024
  • Salary:  £36,814 to £37,968 (salary points 36 – 38)
  • Contract:  Full-time (35 hours per week). Potential for reduced or compressed hours for the right candidate. This is a 2-year fixed term contract with potential for extension.
Victim Support Scotland - Volunteers Needed!
Victim Support Scotland is currently recruiting volunteers from every age and background to help provide vital emotional and practical support to victims and witnesses of crime.
  • Organisation:  Victim Support Scotland
  • Job title:  Volunteers
  • Location:  Scotland-wide
  • Closing date:  27 June, 2024
Outdoor Therapist
As an Outdoor Therapist, you have a vital role in the delivery of this pioneering service. You will deliver effective, safe and accessible therapy to individuals and groups, including young adults and adolescents. 
  • Organisation:  Venture Trust
  • Job title:  Outdoor Therapist
  • Location:  Fife
  • Closing date:  24 June, 2024
  • Salary:  £27,900
  • Contract:  Fixed-term basis for 18 months
Casual Youth Worker
StreetDoctors are looking for an experienced Youth Worker to deliver training sessions and projects to young people through youth centres, community groups, schools and alternative provisions across the Glasgow Region, and to ensure their programmes are fit for the future.
  • Organisation:  StreetDoctors
  • Job title:  Casual Youth Worker
  • Location:  Glasgow
  • Closing date:  30 June, 2024
  • Salary:  £15.00 per hour (paid travel expenses and time)
  • Contract:  Hours variable.