All young people have huge potential, but many struggle to achieve it because they lack the resources or self-belief; or an example to inspire them. Could you coach, challenge and inspire a young person to make the most of their future?

Working at YMCA Mendip & South Somerset is an opportunity to be a part of an organisation which is challenging, innovative, rewarding and fun! People choose to work at YMCA because they want to make a difference in the lives of young people.

We place young people at the heart of all we do and are committed to building an organisation that is responsive to the needs of young people and our stakeholders. By supporting our staff and volunteers to develop their talent and ideas, together we can make a difference. If you are passionate about helping young people and have skills to offer, we look forward to receiving your application.

YMCA Mendip & South Somerset is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. For more information, please contact

Please note, some of our posts will require a DBS check; please check this requirement when applying for any of our vacancies.

For vacancies across YMCA Mendip & South Somerset, please refer to our current vacancies below.

Location: Street

£9.18 per hour

To provide administrative support to enable the smooth running of the YMCA Mendip & South Somerset’s Youth and Community work.

The post holder will:

  • be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS
  • be able to respect the Christian ethos of the YMCA and uphold its values.

If you would like to apply for any of our current vacancies you will need to fill out one of our application forms, as we unfortunately do not accept CV’s.

If you would like to get more information about the job, please contact 01749 679553 and ask to speak to Mark Willcox.

Closing Date for Applications:    9th February 2020

Interviews:                               TBC

We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals.

Job Purpose:

Relief Workers play an important and valuable role in covering staff absences and in ensuring continuity of support to Young people and clients with whom we work with.

Vacancies: We are looking for relief workers required for Supported Housing and Youth Work across all sites in Mendip and in South Somerset

  Rate of Pay:

  • £9.74 per hour + annual leave.

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Have experience in working with young people
  • Have efficient and organised recording and administrative skills
  • Are prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS and check of the ISA Vetting & Barring Scheme
  • Are a car driver with a clean driving license and access to transport
  • Are able to respect the Christian ethos of the YMCA and uphold its’ values.

How to apply:

CV’s will not be accepted. To apply please click on the link as follows and complete and return an application form:

For an informal conversation about this role please contact Abby or Jane (for support housing) or Andrea (for youth work) on 01749 679553.