Equipping our organisations to be young people friendly.  

Volunteering matters, YouthLink Scotland and Young Scot and are delighted to announce the further dates for highly successful Youth VIP training. 

If you would like to learn more about how to make your organisation more young people friendly then join us for a highly immersive and interactive online workshop with lots of practical takeaways!

Funded by The Scottish Government, this training is for anyone interested in improving youth participation in organisations. Youth workers, volunteer managers, board members and everyone in-between are welcome!

In financial year 23/24 we only have 1 training session left to run which can be booked below. To book this free training select your preferred workshop below and sign up in less than 1min. 

New for 2024 Join our Community of Practice kick off event by booking below!

On Wed Jan 24th 2024 join colleagues from across Scotland to tell us what you want and need from this community – your community!!

Together we will build a dynamic, flexible and supportive community focused on creating the best possible conditions for young people to learn, develop and grow through volunteering opportunities.

If the booking portal does not display above please visit it here. For further information or to enquire about hosting a stand-alone  session for your organisation please contact: alistair.hunter@getthegen.com

We are very excited to announce that due to overwhelming demand that we are working with the sector to develop a YouthVIP community of practice. This is a place where colleagues from across the country will come together and learn from each other, share resources, set learning priorities, and gain vital support. If you want more info sign up here.

More info about Youth VIP click here.

Phenomenal session!! I’m leaving inspired and motivated to restructure how we work with our young volunteers

Volunteer Development Worker – 10/21


How many workshops do I need to attend?

The training is designed to be delivered as 1 single workshop only. For your convenience there are 3 dates to choose from.

I’ve attended a workshop already can I attend again?

Yes, no problem.

Can I book multiple spots for my colleagues?

Yes, you can book up to 2 free tickets per booking.

How much does the training cost?

The training is free thanks to funding from the Scottish Government.

I can’t make these dates/times. Will there be more training?

Yes we will be repeating the training throughout the year to match demand.

What video conference platform will the training be on?

We use Zoom as a platform because it gives the best learning environment. If you want to book a full session for your own organisation we can use alternative platforms (Teams etc)