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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 Team Leader and Assistant Team Leader Vacancies

- Team Leader, 37.5 hours per week £20,030
- Assistant Team Leader (Maternity cover 1 year) 35 hours per week FTE £18,020

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.

We are seeking individuals who are inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities. We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, youth, adults and seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self esteem and potential in new ways.

Prince’s Trust Team Programme

Run in partnership with local delivery partners such as Bradford YMCA Team is a 12 week programme of personal development. Groups of 15 young people aged 16-25 take part in a challenging programme which begins with team-building activities, including a week at a residential activity centre, followed by team work on real projects in the local community, community fundraising, as well as individual work placements.

Job purpose (both roles):
• To deliver three Prince’s Trust Team 12 week personal development programme throughout the academic year.
• 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.
• To recruit, select and safely lead a team through a personal development programme facilitating and encouraging team achievements, while guiding each Team Member on an individual learning journey and assessing their work to meet qualification requirements.
• Attend a 4 day (3 night) overnight residential with each team during week 2 of their 12 week programme.

Team Leader additional responsibilities
· Supervising staff, trainees and volunteers.
· Monitoring and delivering the programme within the given budgets.
· Work with funders namely, Bradford College and The Prince’s Trust to achieve the programme outcomes including timely reporting of information.

Successful candidate must be available to attend residential Team Leader Training 3-7th September 2018.

For an application pack, please email

Closing date for the role(s) is 9am Monday 6th August 2018

Interviews: Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th August 2018

How to apply

To apply for any of the vacancies listed please download the relevant Job Pack, Application Form and Equal Opportunities form, completed forms should be returned to

Job Information Pack- Prince's Trust Team Leader_0

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