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 If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA.


Current Vacancies

Prince's Trust Assistant Team Leader 

Bradford YMCA Deliver Prince’s Trust Team, a full-time 12 week personal development programme for 16-25 year olds largely delivered through community work. It’s primary aim is to build confidence, motivation and skills to help unemployed young people return to education or move into employment.

The main duties will include: ~

Assisting the Team Leader to deliver a Prince’s Trust 12 week personal development programme.

  • To ensure delivery complies with the structured 12-week stages and processes outlined in the Team Toolkit, the Team minimum quality standards, all assessment criteria and any additional contractual obligations
  • Supporting with the recruitment of a range of young people across target group to achieve appropriate Team mix. Ensure appropriate young people are referred to the Team within agreed timeframes
  • Attending a 4 day overnight residential with the team during their 12 week programme.
  • Working with the Team Leader to progress young people through the programme in line with budgets, achieving a range of KPI targets including the number of young people recruited; their retention on the programme; and the qualifications and positive outcomes achieved Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records, paper and electronic, as required by The Trust or external funding contracts and in line with The Trust’s data protection policy
  • The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.


YMCA Bradford is looking to create a Bank of well suited staff members, who are currently looking for job opportunities. We are offering the suitable candidates the opportunity to enter our bank of staff. This means that when one of the job roles listed below becomes available and we require somebody to begin work as soon as possible, you will be our first port of call.

Youth Support Worker (£7.50 - £9.45 per hour)

As a casual Youth Support Worker your role will be to support across a variety of projects working with young people between the ages of 16-25 to deliver short term project work based on funding and cover staff absence and holiday.

Job role:

  • To plan and deliver high quality sessions and activities to promote the personal, educational and social development of young people as individuals and as part of a group.
  • Maintain accurate records of sessions and individual activities and achievements using the required templates
  • To work on own initiative and as part of a team to help create a positive environment, where young people feel safe and encouraged to fulfil their potential in line with the vision of YMCA Bradford.

Exercise Class Instructors (£10- £20 per hour dependent on skill/qualifications)

|Yoga | Pilates | Thi Chi | Circuits | Aerobics | Dance | Zumba |

We are advertising for a range of exercise class instructors in the above disciplines:

Job Role:

  • Deliver a high standard, quality exercise classes in the above discipline(s)
  • Ensure professional standards are maintained and developed.
  • Educate and instruct participants on correct technique and proper form.
  • Support participants in achieving their fitness goals.
  • To ensure qualifications remain up to date and materials used are approved by your registered qualification.
  • To ensure the health and safety of all participants.

Caretaker (£7.77 per hour)

You will provide caretaking and facilities duties to ensure the effective, efficient and safe operation of the premises, whilst working alongside the Reception team to deliver excellent customer service to tenants and customers.  Typical duties will involve:

  • Setting up rooms for meetings and events
  • Carrying out regular inspections of the building.
  • Key holding responsibilities to facilitate building opening and closing.

For an application pack for any of the above roles, please email

How to apply

To apply for any of the vacancies listed please email to request an job pack

Bradford YMCA Application Form

To help us monitor our equal opportunity policy in recruitment and selection procedures, you are requested to complete the following questionnaire. The information you provide does not form part of the selection procedure, it is used only for monitoring purposes. This sheet will be separated from your application form before shortlisting.

Bradford YMCA - Equal Opportunities Form

Completed applications should be emailed to by the deadline stated in the job pack


We are also  looking for volunteers to assist across the organisation.  Volunteering opportunities exist in areas ranging from administration duties to volunteer support workers.  Volunteering Application Form

Completed volunteer application forms should be emailed to