We’re looking for talented people to work at the Community & Activity Village
We have a wide range of career opportunities and exciting roles we’ll be recruiting for in the Newark area NOW and ahead of the Village opening fully.
All our current roles are detailed below, with a link to apply TODAY.
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 & Sherwood is a valued asset to our diverse and caring team.
Careers where you can make a difference
Belong in a place like no other in Newark, where exciting facilities and activities will be brought to life across the community.
Contribute by working for a not-for-profit organisation where you will make a difference to young people’s lives.
Thrive in a career that will make our vision a reality at the Community & Activity Village.
Underpinned by our core values of respect, caring, responsibility and honesty, YMCA Newark & Sherwood warmly welcomes job applicants from all backgrounds who posses a variety of different skills. Depending on the position, roles may range from community projects to being based at our brand new Community & Activity Village.
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Sport & Wellbeing
Specialist staff will bring their expertise to the gym and the world class climbing facility. This team will manage the relationships with existing clubs and associations, run and launch new sport and fitness classes that appeal to a wide range of interests and abilities.
Catering & Hospitality
Our catering teams will work at the heart of the Village in our new vibrant café and bar area. Management roles and the Head Chef will work to develop menus and relationships with local suppliers.
Facilities & Building Management
The receptionist team will be the first impression to welcome guests to the Village. Greeting and directing all visitors, managing a wide range of general queries and delivering an excellent customer experience. Ensuring the smooth, efficient management of the YMCA Village inside and out.
We’re excited that we will be offering a wide range apprentice roles across all the areas at the YMCA Village. These individuals will have opportunity to work with professionals and gain invaluable experience and qualifications within; childcare, sport & leisure, hospitality, catering, finance, IT, HR, business management and marketing.
Send in your CV
If you’re interested in being considered for a role at the YMCA Community & Activity Village please email us a copy of your CV and let us know which area interests you.
- Generous leave entitlements
- Auto-enrolment into our pension scheme with Royal London
- Occupational sick pay that rises in line with length of service
- Death in Service Benefit
- Subsidised childcare
- Regular supervision and 121 support from your Manager
- Cash-back Health Scheme with Westfield
- Travel allowance
- Wide range of training and development opportunities
- Training loans
- Volunteer days (one day a year paid volunteer leave)
- Chance to work-shadow across the organisation
As an approved ‘Mindful Employer’, YMCA Newark & Sherwood works alongside our parent charity, YMCA Robin Hood Group, to support the wellbeing of our staff members both in and out of the workplace.
We are signed up to the Mindful Employer Charter, which means we are supportive of people living with and/or experiencing mental health issues. We recognise the importance of a good work-life balance and genuinely care for our team members.
- One volunteer day per year
- Employee Recognition Awards
- Free wellbeing seminars
- Workplace Chaplain
- Smoke cessation support
- Free access to Student Counsellors (subject to availability)
- Staff away days and trips
- Free hot drinks and machine-filtered drinking water at all sites
- vents such as Aromatherapy workshops and wellbeing walks
- A pool of qualified Mental Health Champions
- Range of training on wellbeing initiatives such as Sleep and Emotional Resilience
For more information about the YMCA Robin Hood Group, please take time to read our Recruitment Brochure.
YMCA Robin Hood Group (formerly Nottinghamshire YMCA) was set up in 1871 by a small group of friends who wanted to make a positive difference to the lives of local people. We are a wholly inclusive organisation, welcoming people from all walks of life, from all faiths and of none.
Our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are embedded across the association and always remain at the heart of everything we do.Recruitment brochure
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Become a YMCA volunteer.
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.