Work for us

Are you kind, caring and committed to helping others? 

Looking for rewarding work that makes a genuine difference to people in need? 

Look no further than YMCA Together – officially the best charity to work for in the UK*!

YMCA Together gives hope to people experiencing homelessness and challenging times. We provide safe, caring spaces, meeting people where they’re at and helping them make the most of whatever comes next.   

It’s challenging work. But the rewards are worth it. 

When you work for us, you’ll become part of an incredible community. You’ll meet amazing people from different backgrounds with all kinds of interests. You’ll learn, laugh, and be a light in the lives of people in need. 

Most importantly, you’ll help us provide accommodation, education, and support whenever and wherever people need it. 

You’ll help people have a brighter future, including you. We guarantee a transparent, kind, caring workplace where your wellbeing is crucial to our mission. 









Employees can expect excellent terms and conditions, including: 

  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Refer a Friend Cash Scheme
  • A day’s leave for your birthday
  • A day’s leave to work at a charity of your choice
  • Paid spiritual day to celebrate a significant life event
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company Contribution to Medicash
  • Competitive pay
  • Continued professional development
  • A happy, supportive, trusting workplace

YMCA Together embraces diversity, so it’s essential we maintain a culture of inclusion. We encourage applications from groups that reflect the communities we work alongside, like:

People who identify as LGBTQ+

People from different ethnicities and faiths 

People of all abilities

Creating an inclusive environment means we attract candidates and colleagues from different backgrounds. This approach gives us the range of perspectives, strengths and experiences we need to help people improve their lives. 

Our workforce reflects our commitment to celebrating and encouraging diversity. 

*2022 award

Associate CAT Therapists

YMCA Together is expanding therapeutic provision across a range of services and is seeking to recruit Associate CAT Therapists.

As an Associate:

  • referrals and room bookings are managed for you
  • sessions can be offered at a time to suit your schedule and you can offer as many sessions or days per week as you wish
  • case management support is provided by experienced support workers working in services
  • complimentary clinical support is provided through monthly group reflections and online support as needed.

You will need:

  • to be an accredited CAT Practitioner
  • hold professional indemnity insurance
  • have full, up to date DBS

Associate roles are paid at £75 per session.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our well-established services to support the delivery of 8, 16 and 24 session CAT therapies and reflective practice in domestic abuse and safer accommodation services.

YMCA Together is keen to welcome autonomous practitioners who are passionate about their work to join us to meet people with complex lives where they are.

Please get in touch for more information by contacting Kate Portman, Psychology Partner at YMCA Together –

If you would like to apply for this role please click here APPLY NOW

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Apprenticeships with Accommodation

Are you looking to start a new career whilst developing your knowledge and skills?

Are you in need of accommodation whilst you study?

Do you want to provide meaningful support to people and communities across Liverpool, Sefton and Knowsley who are experiencing challenging times in their lives?

We currently have new and exciting apprenticeship opportunities for 18-25 year olds with the addition of affordable accommodation.

What you will get as an apprentice working for YMCA Together:

  • A salary above the current Apprenticeship Minimum Wage
  • 33 days holiday per year (including bank holidays)
  • Paid well being hours per year
  • Birthday day off
  • Access to Medicash reward plan and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice scheme through Mersey travel
  • Access to HSBC financial support
  • Auto enrolment after 3 months to company pension scheme
  • Accredited qualification, on the job training and guidance
  • Full learning and development opportunities from day one
  • A supportive, transparent and inclusive working environment

In return we are looking for people who share our SHREK values and to be committed to achieving a qualification and attend on the job training sessions.

*Please note we are only accepting applications from people who are aged between 18-25 and who are in need of accommodation* 

Volunteer at YMCA Together

We have volunteering roles to suit everyone, no matter how much time you are able to give us so why not take a look at some of the roles we have on offer