Youth Worker job vacancy

2 x Youth Workers posts (part time)   We have a brilliant opportunity for you to join our fantastic Youth Work team! About Us We celebrated our 170th anniversary in 2019 making us one of the oldest youth work organisations in Newcastle. Today our Youth Work team supports children and young people aged 10-25 and…



Trustee vacancies

YMCA Newcastle provides a range of support services to around 2,000 young people annually from a number of sites in the city.  We have trustee vacancies for individuals with skills, experience and knowledge in various business functions to become members of the Board. You will support the Chair, Treasurer and Chief Executive Officer in the…



October, our month in review!

Hello from everyone here at YMCA Newcastle! This October has been a busy month and despite the cold and the shorter days we’ve been hard at work keeping our community active and engaged and taking part in important campaigns throughout the month!   Free Wills Month As you’ve no doubt seen on our social media,…



Five Ways to Wellbeing

Mental Health isn't something that should be taken lightly. Like your body, your mind needs regular exercise and rest to help keep healthy. When it is hurting it needs recovery time and treatment. Here at YMCA Newcastle, we value everyone's mental health, that's why we're sharing five ways to help improve your mental wellbeing! 1. ...



Free Wills Month

YMCA Newcastle is taking part in Free Wills month this October! Free Wills Month brings together a group of well-respected charities to offer members of the public aged 55 and over the opportunity to have their simple Wills written or updated free of charge by using participating solicitors in locations across England, Northern Ireland and…



YMCA opens new charity shop in Gateshead

YMCA have recently opened a new retail charity store in Trinity Square in Gateshead! Got something you don’t need or fancy donating? The store is happy to take plenty off your hands, including furniture, small electrical appliances and bric-a-brac. Or if you fancy checking out the stock and seeing if there’s anything you like then…



YMCA England & Wales: Statement on Ukraine

“The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a reminder to us all how precious our freedoms are and our thoughts and prayers continue for the people of Ukraine who are caught up in this conflict. We continue to pray for a swift and peaceful end to the conflict and that the values of freedom and justice…



Devalued by a decade of cuts, dramatic fall in spend per head and a debilitating postcode lottery: the latest picture of youth service funding

Research released by YMCA Newcastle reveals that not only have funding cuts now reached £1.1bn (a real-terms fall of 74% since 2010/11) but annual spend per head on 5-to-17-year-olds in England has plummeted from £158 in 2010/11 to just £37 in 2020/21. Investigating real-terms local authority spending on youth services, YMCA Newcastle found that a…