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Welcome to YMCA Port Talbot

YMCA Port Talbot is a charitable organisation that has been very much at the heart of our community since it was formed in 1898.  The work we carry out has changed considerably over the years, but our aims remain the same: to provide a safe and stable environment, with excellent facilities, and to offer a wide range of youth and adult activities and services that can be accessed by the local population.

At YMCA Port Talbot we are passionate about supporting young people in our community to build healthy, happy, fulfilled, and purposeful futures. We are committed to helping people in times of need and we have developed a strong working relationships with many other local agencies and institutions to improve the lives of these people.  The next exciting phase of our development will be the opening of the New Plaza in October 2021 which will see a welfare and fitness hub opening for the people of Port Talbot and surrounding area. The Plaza will also have business pods, a multi-use theatre space and exercise classes.

We offer accommodation to homeless young men aged 16 -35 which we have done for over 40 years, and many hundreds have passed through our doors.

The YMCA is the largest and oldest charity in the world working with young people today.

In England and Wales, the YMCA supports 572,000 young people every year, ensuring each young person we meet has an opportunity to belong, contribute and thrive.


Vacancy for Centre Manager

As part of our continued growth, we now wish to appoint a Centre Manager to take overall responsibility for our new Centre complex based in the west Glamorgan area.

The main purpose of this important role will be to work closely with the Chief Executive, taking ownership and responsibility for ensuring the Centre’s day-to-day and strategic aims and objectives are achieved within the agreed guidelines, thus ensuring the Centre reaches its full potential. This will include both financial and operational responsibilities, whilst also ensuring that all areas of the Centre are in compliance with all organisation and statutory requirements. Also taking ownership of developing further opportunities to enable the Centre to grow and expand, whilst providing first class services to local communities, visitors and others.

This will be a full-time position; salary circa £25k.

If interested, please forward an up-to-date CV, along with a covering letter explaining why you believe your application for this very important role should be considered.

Applications via e-mail to: wdavidwills@aol.com

Or via post to: DT Williams Associates, Unit 1, Ground Floor West, Cambrian Office Complex, Ystrad Road, Fforestfach, Swansea, SA5 4HJ.

Applications to be received by 6/05/2022.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role, then do please contact Dave Williams on 07810 776729.

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