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Support to reach your potential

At YMCA Milton Keynes we want to help you achieve your goals. Whether you are working towards academic qualifications, a first job or apprenticeship, or need help with CV writing and interview skills, our Employment Coaches are on hand to provide the support you need. We want to help you find sustainable employment in a job that interests and motivates you.

Are you looking for a new career? Do you want new qualifications? Does university appeal to you? Or are you unsure where to start looking for a job?

You are in safe hands. Our Employment Coaches at YMCA MK can support you in a number of ways depending on what you want to do.

  • Individual sessions to identify training or educational needs or volunteering and employment opportunities and chat about how you can achieve your career goals.
  • Build your confidence and self-esteem through employment sessions such as ‘Becoming Job Ready’, ‘Career Development’ and ‘Employment Skills’ to help with job applications and work on you CV and interview technique.
  • Offer you ongoing support once you have a job to offer any advice and support you need.

YMCA MK Employment Session

Employment Coaches also arrange for employers to come to campus and keep up-to-date with new opportunities that might interest you. We have partnerships with local organisations such as The Princes’ Trust and MK College to support you with your goals.

“Our approach at YMCA MK is different, we want to get to know you and talk about the best way we can support you to achieve your potential. Our support is bespoke and adapted to what you need.”

– Lorraine, Employment Coach

“My role is to support you to overcome the barriers and challenges you may have faced and give you the tools to find a job that is both meaningful and sustainable. My role is to empower you and support you with the practical steps required to achieve your career goals.”

– Gail, Employment Coach

We believe anything is possible with the right support and encouragement. You choose the destination, and we will work together to get you there.