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Boost your job prospects with The YMCA

Do you want to make yourself more attractive to a potential employer? Like the idea of gaining some qualifications?

Then the Y-Start programme with the YMCA is just what you need.

This is a volunteering opportunity to work at YMCA Plymouth in a thriving and busy charity, offering sports opportunities and activities to all age groups. Working with the YMCA will give you the opportunity to meet people, and see different situations, all of which would be great for your CV when applying for jobs.

You will be offered on-the-job training and mentoring across areas including; business administration, sites and leisure facility work, customer services and more.

This will also include formal qualifications and training in areas such as;

  • Safeguarding young people

  • Health & Safety

  • First Aid

  • Equality & Diversity

  • Fire awareness

  • CV writing

What are you waiting for? This is the perfect chance to boost your customer service and administration skills aswell as your own confidence!

If you would like to apply, please email


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