YMCA East Surrey is an inspiring and exciting place to work. With a wide range of services and projects, we can offer plenty of variety and opportunities to develop. If you’re passionate about people and making a difference, take a look at our vacancies below.
We are looking for reliable and enthusiastic sessional workers to engage and inspire children and young people across our holiday, after-school and youth clubs at various locations in East Surrey and West Sussex. Being a YMCA sessional worker is a flexible, fun and rewarding role.
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Putting people at our heart is one of our values here at YMCA East Surrey and this applies to everyone who joins our team. Take a look at the package we provide our staff to see how we work to make sure we do the very best for you from your first day with us.
Salary is paid in arrears in 12 equal instalments around the 28th of each month. Salaries are normally reviewed annually.
Annual leave year runs from 01 April until 31 March. Once you have completed two years of service, your annual leave entitlement will increase by a day each year up to a maximum entitlement after six years of service. Those working less than full time are entitled to the same level of holiday pro rata.
YMCA East Surrey offers a 3% or 7% employer contribution to our Group Personal Pension based upon your role.
For those that pay into the 7% employer contribution occupational pension scheme will be provided with death in service cover of 4 times annual earnings.
Support leave: 2 weeks’ unpaid leave for partners to be taken on or around the time of birth/adoption/fostering.
Parental leave: eligible employees are entitled to 18 weeks unpaid leave to be taken by the child’s 18th birthday
Shared parental leave: eligible employees can share up to a maximum of 50 weeks leave and 37 weeks’ pay following the birth/adoption of child.
Additional leave such as bereavement is available.
Sickness absence: YMCA East Surrey is required to make statutory sickness payments (SSP) where staff qualify. We also have our own discretionary occupational sick pay scheme, including full pay for a period subject to certain conditions.
Options such as hybrid working, reduced or flexi-hours, job shares, and core hours. We offer a high level of flexibility for the vast majority of our office-based roles.
Cycle to Work
Buy a bike and/or accessories on a tax efficient basis for the purpose of going to and from work.
This is a ‘salary sacrifice’ employee benefit and is taken from your gross salary (before tax) which means that you will pay less Income Tax and National insurance.
Discounted YMCA Childcare
Reduced rates are available for many of YMCA East Surrey’s children and young people’s activities (including pre-school, after school and holiday clubs).
YMCA Gym and Fitness Classes
Staff are entitled to free use of the gym and fitness classes at the YMCA Sports and Community Centre in Redhill (after induction). Discounts for staff partners and dependent children are also available.
YMCA Healthy Measures
Staff can join YMCA’s Healthy Measures 10-week weight management programme at a reduced rate of £20 (instead of £59).
Employee Assistance Programme
The Employee Assistance Programme is available to all to provide support for any concerns in your work or personal life for ongoing everyday support or free counselling if you need it.
Support can be accessed via a confidential telephone helpline 24/7, 365 days-a-year (which is also available to your immediate family). You can use the service as often as you wish and you will remain totally anonymous.
Training and Development
At YMCA East Surrey, you will have the opportunity to learn, grow and become the best you can be. We provide in-house training and often support access to other relevant training opportunities to ensure you have the skills you need.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
YMCA East Surrey is committed to providing and creating equality of opportunity, inclusion, and values diversity. As an organisation we believe reflecting the diversity of local community and wider society brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that creates a productive work environment. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
Employee privacy notice
Please see our Employee Privacy Notice to see how we will collate and use new applicants’ personal data.
Diversity and equal opportunities
We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and value diversity. We believe that a mix of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that creates a productive work environment. We are open to flexible working arrangements and encourage applications from people with disabilities. We strive to help local people to work, regardless of their circumstances.
We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities at the YMCA. Whatever hours you have to spare, we would be delighted to hear from you.