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Join our team

If you are interested in utilising your talents for a worthy cause, and making a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable young people, then there may be a role for you at YMCA Derbyshire.

Equality and Diversity

YMCA Derbyshire values diversity and welcomes applications from across all of the community. Diversity is reflected strongly among those who participate in our activities and use our facilities. We are also committed to ensuring that diversity is reflected strongly within our staff members and volunteers.

YMCA Derbyshire is a Christian organisation, and our commitment to inclusivity is expressed in a wholehearted welcome to people of other faiths and those of none. You will be required to respect the Christian ethos of the YMCA and uphold its values in your work. These values include: being inclusive and welcoming to people of all religious faiths and none; promoting respect and freedom for all; working for tolerance and understanding; having an active care and concern for the community; and affirming the equal value of each person when caring for and working with others.



Make the difference,

Be the difference,

And help change people’s lives at YMCA Derbyshire


  • To apply for any of our current vacancies, or to register your interest in future YMCA Derbyshire positions, click here to download our: application-form (In confidence)
  • Click here to view our: Equal Opportunities Form
  • You will need to complete both the Vacancy Application Form and the Equal Opportunities form to apply for any of our vacancies
  • Please return both forms to human.resources@ymcaderbyshire.org.uk


Executive Assistant (Maternity cover up to 31 May 2018)

£22,000 per annum working 35 hours per week

Job Description: Executive Assistant maternity JD

Are you looking for a challenge where no two days are the same?

Do you want to work for an organisation that makes a difference?

If it’s a yes then as an experienced PA this is an exciting opportunity for you to join the YMCA; a charity at the heart of the community in Derbyshire. We are committed to helping people at times of need, regardless of gender, race, ability or faith. Our values to Protect, Trust, Hope and Persevere underpin all of our services across the county.

As Executive Assistant you will provide day to day support to our Chief Executive, Directors and Board of Trustees by delivering a high level of administrative and secretarial support in addition to managing the main office in Derby.

You must have the following:-

  • Excellent interpersonal skills,
  • PA and minute taking experience,
  • Experience of managing projects
  • Proficient IT skills

If you would like an informal chat to discuss this opportunity please telephone Jenna Shaw, Executive Assistant on 01332 579554.


Hospitality & Catering Programme Tutor

Fixed term until the end of July with the potential of a Full time term time only position


HR Forms & Documents

If you don’t see what you’re looking for listed below, then please contact kira.horvath@ymcaderbyshire.org.uk

YMCA General Information

Welcome to applicants

Vacancy Application Form

Guidlines for application for employment

equal opportunities monitoring

Dec of crim background Form B

Dec of crim background Form A

Additional guidelines working with children


Join our Board of Trustees

YMCA Derbyshire is seeking talented business and professional people, who embrace the Christian values of Protect, Trust, Hope, and Persevere which underpin and motivate our work, to direct and guide our strategy and oversee our governance. We are entering a new phase, with the development of new Campuses for Learning and Development, on our established reputation for provision of supported accommodation, training and childcare services in the city of Derby and Derbyshire.

We are particularly interested in people with the following skills:

  • Housing
  • Training and Education
  • Legal sector
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Health Services
  • Procurement
  • Property
  • Business Development
  • Fundraising and PR
  • Community Links

Click here to view our: Trustee Recruitment Pack