Mendip YMCA recruiting Frome Foyer manager

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Want to change the future?



All young people have huge potential but many struggle to achieve it because they lack the resources or self- belief or an example to inspire them. Could you coach, challenge and inspire a young person to make the most of their future?


If you think you might have what it takes to work alongside young people in housing, helping them to raise their aspirations , develop new skills and take up opportunities – and you’d like a job where no two days are the same -then we’d love to hear from you! Come and work as part of our local team as YMCA develops new services and opportunities for young people in Mendip. A background in Youth Work, community education, teaching, counselling or supported housing can be really helpful but most important is creativity, energy , determination and an ability to relate positively to vulnerable and sometimes challenging young people.


We currently have the following vacancy located in Frome:


Foyer Manager – permanent

Salary: £25,000 per year

Full-time: 37.5 hours per week on shifts (included evenings and week-ends)

Job Purpose:


To have responsibility for the Frome Foyer, its staff and activity within.


it provides a lively, engaging quality support service for residents and young people from the community


The foyer is a multi-purpose facility offering a range of services for young people:

Accommodation and support – supported housing provision that seeks to prevent homelessness and provide excellent progressive support to residents to help them prepare and move onto living independently.


Drop in Centre in a youth café setting – offering open access to activities and information, advice and guidance


If you believe in making a difference and would like to join our successful team please email us and request an application pack to

CVs will not be considered.

If you would like to have an informal chat regarding these roles please contact Penny Schofield/ Fern Pearce on 01749 679553 option 4.


Closing date: Midnight Sunday 29th October 2017

Interviews TBC