Supporting people who support communities in Scotland


The Scottish Community Development Network

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with financial support from

Community Empowerment

Scotland Bill - more here

Scotland's National Action Plan for Human Rights - more here

Current Policies and National drivers  

Download this draft resource here - pdf

The Scottish Community Development Network (SCDN) is a member led organisation, for community workers / community development workers, paid or unpaid, full or part time, from the community, voluntary or public sectors, who support the principles and practice of community development. SCDN is open to anyone with an interest in community development in Scotland.

SCDC - Supporting Communities

SCDC is offering its expanded package of community capacity building support, Supporting Communities, to even more community organisations.

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Community Development National Occupational Standards

New material about these are now available as pdf downloads produced by FCDL.

Handout 1

Handout 2


Membership (FREE)

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Community Development Practice in Scotland -

The Reality Behind The Rhetoric

An SCDN report of engagement with 356 Community

Development practioners throughout Scotland - June 2015

New opportunities

Crossroads Youth and Community Association:

To support Crossroad's Community Work Team in the delivery of community work initiatives in Govanhill. Please click here


Volunteer in 2016 - Raleigh ICS Volunteer

Funded volunteering. Gain skills and make a genuine impact.

To view this job, please click here


Global Citizenship & Youth Work:

A Professional Learning Opportunity for Youth Workers

Free innovative workshops in Scotland - more information

Report- pdf

Social Impact Tool - Assessing the impact of service cuts


December 3rd - FREE event at The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Further Details / booking