Overview

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  STRATEGIC OUTCOMES 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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Careers

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Sectors

  • market research
  • international development
  • tertiary education
  • youth

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Company Offices
  • United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • Dumfries
  • Laurieknowe

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Contract Awards

Mind Matters Initiative

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