LGBT Youth Scotland is the largest youth and community-based organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland. The charity's mission is to:
“empower lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people and the wider LGBT community so that they are embraced as full members of the Scottish family at home, school and in every community.”
VALUES AND PRINCIPLES
The work of LGBT Youth Scotland is delivered by a dedicated and hard working team of staff and volunteers, working across Scotland.
Particular values that inform the work include:
To be young person centred
To work with dignity and respect for others
To be supportive and caring
To respect human rights and community responsibility
To be a reflective practitioner
LGBT Youth Scotland has four strategic outcomes for its work over the next three to five years; each strategic outcome has a set of intermediate outcomes which informs the annual work planning cycle.
Outcome 1: Young People
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people will have good opportunities to meet and socialise with their peer group in a safe, friendly and informal environment, with access to non-formal learning opportunities.
Outcome 2: Schools, Community Learning (CLD) and Colleges
Schools and the wider learning community are safe and welcoming environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people in order that they can become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors.
Outcome 3: Capacity Building
Organisations and professionals will understand the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and have the skills and knowledge to develop more inclusive services.
Outcome 4: Effective Charity
LGBT Youth Scotland is an effective and enterprising charity, sustaining good practice in leadership and management and CPD.
YOUTH WORK STRATEGY
LGBT Youth Scotland recognises that youth work can enhance the life of any young person, contributing positively to young people's personal growth and to the communities they live in, and are part of.
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