From volunteers to employees and apprentices, we are always looking for team members to help us develop our diverse and ever growing not-for-profit community.

Become a YMCA Newark and Sherwood employee

Whether you are committed to inspiring children to reach their full potential or enjoy supporting others to build on their personal health and fitness goals – every staff member at YMCA Newark and Sherwood is a valued asset to our diverse and caring team.

play video icon

Underpinned by our core values of respect, caring, responsibility and honesty, YMCA Newark and Sherwood warmly welcomes job applicants from all backgrounds who possess a variety of different skillsets. Depending on the position, roles may range from community projects to being based at our brand new Community and Activity Village.

Our strategic priorities to support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility reside at the heart of every programme we deliver for children, young people, families, sports teams and individuals across Newark and its surrounding areas. So whether you are a volunteer wanting to contribute to a transformational social enterprise or a budding employee wishing to share your skills with young people – apply now to begin your YMCA journey.

Current job vacancies

Facility and Grounds Caretaker (Casual)

Responsible to: Children and Families Service Manager

Location: YMCA Newark & Sherwood Community and Activity Village (NSCAV), Lord Hawke Way, Newark On Trent, NG24 4FH

Hours: Casual hours – days, evenings and weekends as and when required

Salary: £8.72 per hour

Closing Date: Ongoing position

Community Village Attendants

Responsible to: Sports and Facility Manager

Location: YMCA Newark & Sherwood Community and Activity Village (NSCAV), Lord Hawke Way, Newark On Trent, NG24 4FH

Hours: Casual hours as and when required

Salary: £4.55 – £8.72 dependent upon age

Closing Date: Ongoing position

Casual Camp Leader

Responsible to: Casual Day Camps Site Manager

Location: Newark Camp – Newark Academy

Hours: 50 hours per week on a casual basis (school holiday periods and future opportunities to lead sports and activities)

Salary: £4.55 – £8.72 dependent upon age

Closing Date: Ongoing position

Benefits of working at YMCA

As a values-driven movement, the mental and physical wellbeing of our staff is paramount, and so we ensure our workplace offerings are just as fantastic as our wonderful team members.

We share staff benefits with our partner charity, Nottinghamshire YMCA. Learn about our plethora of staff benefits, job perks, staff training and development programmes and range of opportunities available by following the link below.

View our workplace benefits

Volunteer with us

If you are feeling inspired to become part of our YMCA Newark and Sherwood family today and help further our mission of nurturing healthy living, youth development and social responsibility in our communities, why not check out our Volunteers page to get involved!

Become a YMCA volunteer



Protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults is one of our key priorities. We aim to ensure that everyone is welcomed into a safe, caring environment and takes a zero tolerance approach to all forms of abuse.

Read our Safeguarding policy