Give More Than A Gift This Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, the season of giving is finally upon us! You may be bracing the crowds (or scrolling through Amazon) shopping for gifts and stocking fillers for loved ones, or you may be considering which charity to make a donation to this year? Well, we have an innovative way you can…



Fundraising Officer vacancy

Application deadline: 04/10/2021 Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: £21,293.00-£27,619.00 per year We are looking for a skilled and experienced fundraiser to join our team at YMCA Newcastle. YMCA Newcastle is a local, independent charity that has been working in our community for over 170 years. It is an exciting time for YMCA Newcastle. We have…



Isolation in the East End project findings

Isolation is a major problem among older residents and young parents in Newcastle’s East End. Over the last 24 months, thanks to funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, YMCA Newcastle has been working with communities in Walker and Byker that had been identified as experiencing isolation – older residents and young parents. We wanted…



David’s memories of YMCA Newcastle

We we were recently contacted by a former member of YMCA Newcastle, David Armstrong, who accessed our services when he was a young man in the 60’s and 70’s. He was member of our Table Tennis team and has shared with us his memories of the YMCA, his time on the team and his team…



Youth Worker Team Member vacancy

Youth Work Team Member YMCA Newcastle Walker Project, Newcastle Upon Tyne Full time: 37.5 hours Salary: £17,004 to £18,623 (Dependant on skills, level of qualifications and experience)   YMCA Newcastle We celebrated our 170th anniversary in 2019 making us one of the oldest youth work organisations in Newcastle.  Today YMCA Newcastle works with children, young…



A new era in Youth Work?

As with any challenge, Youth Workers have worked tirelessly to adapt their practice in light of the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure they can continue their essential work supporting young people to overcome challenges and become independent young adults. We have witnessed this first-hand here at YMCA Newcastle by our dedicated Youth Work team. They have…