Job Title: Executive Director

Place of Work: YMCA Bournemouth
Location of Work: Bournemouth
Salary: Salary: YMCA Bournemouth Grade S - £70,000 - £77,544 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications.

The position is offered as: Full-time  Permanent

Details of Hours / Contract Length: This vacancy is for 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, but there must be recognition of the need for flexibility. Some unsocial hours will need to be worked.

Description of Vacancy:
The Trustees of YMCA Bournemouth are looking to appoint a new Executive Director as soon as possible in order to drive forward the Association’s strategy for the next five to ten years. The role is a designated Christian post, and applicants should have 5 years’ experience at senior management or board level in a people focused social or health care medium to large charity.

They will lead and build on the success of the Association, in partnership with the Board of Trustees, into the future. YMCA Bournemouth is a charity based on strong Christian principles which are evidenced throughout its work with some of the most vulnerable of all ages, and those in need of support and encouragement, in the community.

The Executive Director serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of YMCA Bournemouth and in partnership with the Board of Trustees, is responsible for overseeing the administration, programmes and implementation of the strategic plan, to ensure the success of the Association and the achievement of YMCA Bournemouth’s aims and mission, and the accountability of YMCA Bournemouth to its diverse partners and stakeholders. The post-holder will ensure that the Association’s premises and activities are managed and promoted effectively within the policies and objectives specified and approved by the Board of Directors.

To apply for the above vacancy please find below the contact details - please do not apply to Bournemouth Council for Voluntary Service

Contact Details:

Closing date for applications (on YMCA Bournemouth application forms) is 5 p.m. on Saturday, 30 June, 2018. YMCA Bournemouth undertakes to pay all staff aged 21 and over at least the National Living Wage. All applications must be on YMCA Bournemouth application forms, so please complete the documents from our website: and send either via email to, or by post to Sarah Barrett, YMCA Bournemouth, 56 Westover Road, Bournemouth BH1 2BS. If you have no access to computers or printers, please email or call 01202 254890 to receive your application package.

Tel: 01202 290451
Closing Date: 30/06/2018