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.

Sessional bank workers 


Work Placement

Current Vacancies

Below you can find our current vacancies, role summaries and detailed job descriptions.

Sessional Bank Staff

With a multitude of education and recreational projects requiring sessional input, we are always particularly keen to recruit experienced Youth Workers, Support Workers, Coach / Mentor and Music Professionals to join our bank of staff.

Work Placement

Do you need a placement to complete your vocational training?

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


I'm afraid we have no current vacancies.

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Southend YMCA

Southend's Leading Children's Charity - Southend-on-Sea Young Mens Christian Association (Southend YMCA)

Registered Charity Number: 1102837 (registered in England); Limited Liability

Company number: 05051166;  

Non-profit, private registered provider of

Social Housing: Number: 4853

(Head Office) Southend YMCA,


85 Ambleside Drive,

Southend On Sea, Essex



Phone: 01702 301 301

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Southend YMCA is part of YMCA England: YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in mind, body and spirit. Inspired by and faithful to our Christian values, we create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

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