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Fundraising officer

Salary; Starting at £20,225 with the potential to rise to £26,233 over time depending on qualifications, experience and on completion of a supported development programme.

Established in 1849, YMCA Newcastle is one of the oldest charities in the North East and last year supported 2647 young people to overcome problems and reach their potential.

Working with the chief executive, finance officer and marketing assistant, your role is to generate charitable income to fund the delivery of our services to young people.

You will be a successful fundraiser with the knowledge, skills, experience and contacts to “hit the ground running”. We are a small team and you will need to have the personal skills to become part of the team quickly. You will also need to be well organised with good IT skills and be a self starter with the creativity to solve problems and make good decisions.

This is a challenging role but you will be fully supported with good levels of resources. We are a values based organisation that develops people.


We look forward to hearing from you soon!

For an application pack call 0191 2765327

Applications close at 12.00 noon on Mon 30th Jan 2017

Interviews take place on Mon 6th Feb 2017

Expected start date 13th Mar 2017


For additional information or an informal discussion contact Jeff Hurst on 0191 276532


Welcome to YMCA Newcastle

YMCA Newcastle was founded in 1849 and has been supporting the city’s young people ever since. We are an independent local charity, and use all donations and funding given to us in order to keep supporting young people and find new ways to help our future generation of Newcastle.

Our mission is to “Provide unconditional support to young people”.

We believe every young person can achieve their full potential, that’s why we base our projects and goals on our beliefs and values:

Equality: We treat every one as equals, however we work to reduce inequalities and allocate our resources depending on individual needs and circumstances.

Respect: We respect individuals for who they are regardless of their circumstances.

Tolerance: Our culture is non-judgemental and tolerant of different lifestyles, values or beliefs.

Openness: Our culture is transparent so that all our stakeholders can see the work we do.

Integrity: By acting in accordance with our organisational beliefs and values to do the right things, in the right way and the right time.

Sustainability: We strive for long term sustainability by governing the organisation to ensure its long term ability to meet the future needs of the young people of Newcastle.

We seek out opportunities to make impact on people’s lives, we welcome everyone, we inspire young people to realise their own potential, we stand up for them and speak out on issues that affect them and we are committed to serve the communities.