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Southend YMCA is an equal opportunities employer.

We are an independent, local charity working with and for children, young people and the communities of Southend and surrounding Essex areas. 

We believe in building and developing our workforce, to be able to provide the best possible service to the people we work with. 

We are an Investors in People accredited employer and have won the Queen's Award for Voluntary Services.



With a multitude of educational, recreational, and fundraising projects, we are eager to recruit both young and experienced volunteers. Your involvement can make a meaningful impact!



Interships are a great way to gain skills and experience!


If you are interested in a career in the Charity sector, watch this space.


Corporate Volunteering

Do you want to make positive impact in the community through meaningful service projects. Join us in fostering teamwork and social responsibility while giving back!


Trustee Volunteer

Be a vital part of our mission by serving as a Charity Trustee. Help shape our strategies, support our community, and make a lasting impact. Your leadership and commitment can drive positive change!

Youth Conference

Work Placement

Do you need a placement to complete your vocational training?

We can accommodate placements in social work, counselling, youth work and creative arts projects.

We offer flexible volunteering at Southend YMCA and we have installed this tier system to help those who want to spend a short, medium or long time with us given we all have busy lives, respectively. 


For more information, please contact

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