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Reference: 74489

Date Added: 4 February 2020
Closing Date: 18 February 2020

Job Title: Policy & Public Affairs Officer / Research Officer

Working For: YMCA England & Wales

Location: London

Salary: £35,469

Job Details

YMCA England & Wales is looking to recruit a Policy and Public Affairs Officer & Research Officer to support its research activity and to help further raise the profile of YMCA and its work for young people.

Working within the busy Policy, Research, Communications and International team, the Research Officer will create robust qualitative and quantitative research on the big questions facing young people and demonstrating the impact of the YMCA federation on local communities and as a national movement. The role will ensure that our work involves the views and experiences of the young people that YMCA supports.

The Policy & Public Affairs Officer will support YMCAs policy function through ensuring our positions are grounded in evidence and will co-ordinate the public affairs activities to engage Government, Parliament, Civil Servants, other tiers of government and relevant organisations. They will also provide a full range of policy and public affairs advice and support to the YMCA Federation.

Please ensure that your covering letter addresses how you meet the skills and competencies required as set out in the personal specification.


YMCA is the largest and oldest youth charity in the world, helping more than 65 million people across 120 countries. Across England and Wales, YMCAs operate in more than 740 different communities and, support almost 230,000 young people with accommodation, training and education, health and wellbeing, support and advice and family work. YMCA England & Wales is the national council of YMCAs in England and Wales.

Closing Date: 18 February 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Applications close 12noon on 18th February

Interviews will take place w/c 24th February

Application Details

Policy & Public Affairs


Research Officer


Website: https://www.ymca.org.uk/

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