9th January 2019


Cardiff YMCA Housing Association – Board members needed!

We currently have vacancies on our Board of Management and especially welcome applications from people who are able to bring specific skills to our work:

  • Financial expertise in either commercial or public sector and with a demonstrable business acumen
  • Property development experience

In Cardiff the Association operates hostels and housing schemes mostly in the Roath area of the City housing and supporting 120 homeless vulnerable men and women every day and night of the year in secure supported temporary accommodation. We are about to embark on an exciting period of change and your expertise will be required.

 The Group consists of Cardiff YMCA Housing Association; YMCA Cardiff and also owns and manages YMCA Newport which is a conference, community, sports and youth centre in the Pilgwenlly area of the City. 

 The role is voluntary (we pay out-of-pocket expenses) and will require attendance at 4 to 6 Board meetings and potentially 4 to 6 sub-committee meetings a year. If you would like to be involved in supporting the governance and strategic development of Cardiff YMCA Housing Association, please register your interest.

 Previous trustee experience is not essential and the Board will provide support to new trustees entering the role to ensure they feel comfortable and confident in the position.

 We welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

 Email:  or write to Andrew Templeton, Group Chief Executive, Cardiff YMCA Housing Association, YMCA, The Walk, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3AG. Website:


We have a range of meeting rooms, gymnasium (and a theatre) available at our site in the Walk in Cardiff and at our other site YMCA Plas. You can hire by the hour or by the day (7 days a week) and there is the option of refreshments and food available also (available only Mon-Fri) Click on the main Room Hire Link to see the options available or give us a call to discuss your requirements. 

We can now offer conference facilities, meeting rooms, gym hall (and climbing wall) at our sister site at YMCA Newport also.

Why not book at the YMCA and support our charitable work.

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