LAYC is open to not for profit groups providing youth & children's work opportunities and operating in Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian or West Lothian. As a Member Group these are some of the benefits you will receive:
Look out for your welcome pack arriving with full details on the range of benefits Member Groups receive.
A comprehensive and tailored insurance package including public liability, employers liability and contents.
LAYC can support Member Groups to comply with Disclosure Scotland requirements and save Groups the annual registration fee of £75.00, using our simple online PVG form.
Provided by Law at Work this Member Group support gives access to professional employment law advice and legally produced employment policies that are regularly updated and adaptable.
LAYC's annual training programme runs between October and June for staff and volunteers. Member Groups get priority and discount on course fees.
Advertise your organisation’s event or recruitment opportunities through LAYC’s weekly e-bulletin reaching over 1300 subscribers.
LAYC has access to a range of resources that can support the delivery of youth & children's work within Member Groups…if you're looking for something specific just ask!
Regular After School Club Managers Forum (Edinburgh only) to share best practice, discussions on matters of concern and support. Various dates throughout the year
Various topical small grants are available throughout the year and through the Youth Scotland network.
Funding news is also advertised through LAYC’s social media channels
10 free Challenge Sheets – worth £50 – available on request from Youth Scotland. Youth Achievement Awards support also available
Regular updates on Partnerships & Steering Groups where LAYC represent Member Groups (Edinburgh only) Regular forum meetings include an opportunity to share learning around specific topics and areas of concern
Advice, support and information is available for all Member Groups about news, issues and practice…just get in contact to ask
Application Forms for new Members
Membership of LAYC, Youth Scotland and UK Youth
Membership WITH Insurance
Includes all the benefits of Membership of LAYC, Youth Scotland and UK Youth PLUS insurance package via Youth Scotland
For groups with over 500 Members and requiring insurance please contact LAYC directly .
MEMBERSHIP & INSURANCE
Renewing your Membership online
- 30 days before your membership is due to expire, you will receive an email with a membership renewal link
- When you click on the link, you will see your group’s renewal form
- This will be populated with your group’s information from last year
- Please update the form with any changes
See the download below for a quick guide to the renewal form
The Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) membership scheme is managed and delivered by Disclosure Scotland. It helps makes sure people whose behaviour makes them unsuitable to work with children and/or protected adults, can't do 'regulated work' with these vulnerable groups
PVG Scheme Records and Update applications can be processed by LAYC on behalf of Member Groups (saving Member Groups the annual organisation registration fee)