Put your talents to good use and help our community, our children and your charity. Southend YMCA need your help to further our cause and you can help.


Whatever your profession, whatever you can offer, we can put your skills to good use, either directly supporting a young person or positively impacting our organisation to help children through our projects.

Skills we could utilise may include: Fundraising, Marketing, Technical skills (Architecture, planning etc), Counselling, Financial support, legal skills, Maintenance (Electricians, plumbers, carpenters) or Youth workers, artists, musicians, coaches etc.

1. Complete the form below and enter as much information as you're happy to provide.


2. We'll be in touch when we need skills like yours. If the timing isn't right and you're not in a position to help, not a problem. Signing up does not commit you to anything apart from happy to be contacted.


3. If you offer your help, we'll give you training and support to get you on board to volunteer on the relevant project or task and know that you're making a real difference to our work.



In order to provide a "Skills Bank" for Southend YMCA, we'll hold your information for 1 year from the date of entry using the form at sign up. Southend YMCA will be the data processor and controller for this information and as a data subject you have the right to amend, remove and see what data we hold on you. For more information about this please read our Privacy Policy or contact our Data Protection Officer by emailing dpo@southendymca.org.uk.


We'll send you occasional updates about our work and if we need someone like you we'll contact you specifically to see if you're in a position to help.


Only Southend YMCA and its projects have access to this information and will be able to contact you with regards to the skill bank and the help you have offered..

We record and keep your information securely for the legitimate interest of using and running a the skills bank and will not share or sell your information with any other organisation.


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 (Head Office) Southend YMCA,


85 Ambleside Drive,

Southend On Sea, SS1 2FY

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Southend YMCA

Business Eco-Hub

2a St John's Road,

Westcliff On Sea, SS0 7JZ

Contact Us:

01702 301 301

Together, we can end youth homelessness in Southend.

Southend's Leading Children's Charity - Southend-on-Sea Young Men’s Christian Association (Southend YMCA) Registered Charity Number: 1102837 (registered in England); Limited Liability Company number 5051166;  Non-profit, private registered provider of social housing: Number 4853