Chief Executive Officer Vacancy

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YMCA Worcestershire is a local independent charity, as part of the wider YMCA movement in England and Wales; the largest and oldest youth charity in the world. With a history dating back over 150 years, YMCA Worcestershire came into being in 2013 as a result of merging YMCA charities in Redditch and Worcester. We are…

Great YMCA Bake Off is Back!

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We are very excited to announce that the Great YMCA Bake Off is back. Great YMCA Bake Off is a community event that invites all bakers to bring there bakes along on the day to be judged to become Worcestershire’s Star Baker. There are 4 categories you can enter in to classic bake, cupcake creation,…

Doing More With Donations For Young People

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It is is a sad to think that young people who live in Worcestershire go to bed each night and might be hungry. When more than ever families are accessing food banks because they can’t afford food for their family. 152 young people stay at YMCA each night many of them have experienced crisis and…

Come and Volunteer in our Chaplaincy department

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YMCA Chaplaincy provides pastoral, emotional and spiritual support to staff, residents and anyone who has contact With Worcestershire YMCA. This care and support are open to all, regardless of faith, background or circumstance and is confidential and non-judgemental. Our Chaplains seek to make Christ and His values present throughout the YMCA by listening to people,…

Jamie Succeeds With Talent Match

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Shaw Trust, in partnership with St Basil’s and YMCA, was awarded £1.5m by The Big Lottery Fund in 2014 to support young people in Worcestershire who are struggling the most to find career opportunities. Many of the young people on the programme have experienced barriers to work such as social exclusion, learning difficulties and homelessness….

Core Tree’s Sleep Easy Blog

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Thank you to Core Tree Who took part in YMCA Worcestershire’s Sleep Easy event read their blog here Friday 22nd April was YMCA Worcestershire’s Sleep Easy event raising money and awareness for those that are homeless in the county. It was the first time that I have taken part in a fundraising event for some…

Social Enterprise West Midlands Mentor on the Move Comes to YMCA

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To attend the event click here Date: 10 May, 2016 Time: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Location: YMCA, Henwick Road, Worcester, WR2 5NS Cost: FREE Join us to access information and support about the sector, kickstart your social enterprise journey and exchange ideas, best practice and expertise amongst peers. SEWM will be on hand to…

The NCS Youth Board

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Summer was a great time for young people of Worcestershire especially the 150 young people that graduated from our NCS Programme. For some of the young people have continued to engage with NCS and are now part of the Youth Board! The youth board gives young people the opportunity to be part of the NCS…

National Citizen Service Summer Cohort

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On Saturday, we had our July 11th Cohort of 75 young people attend their first NCS Teambuilding Day at the University of Worcester. Take a look at the two images and you will see the ‪#‎NCSeffect‬ in action! What a difference 3 hours can have making new friends, meeting staff and having fun! We can’t…