Who we are
The YMCA of Bundaberg Inc. is a not-for profit charity, operating under a license issued by YMCA of Australia. YMCA Bundaberg commenced operations in July 1988. In addition to the traditional YMCA offerings of Childcare, Health, Fitness and sporting activities, YMCA Bundaberg has expanded locally to become a major provider of disability support services, youth and seniors programs to the Bundaberg community.
- Modern air-conditioned 24/7 fitness centre in Bundaberg
- Centrally located 24/7 fitness centre in Bargara
- Support services and community inclusion programs for people with disabilities
- Long day Child Care Centre, including a Kindergarten program.
- Ymazing Play centre and cafe
- Youth based program to assist young people aged who are detached from the education system and/or at risk of offending.
- Respite programs for children with special needs
- Healthy, fun, socially connected friendship programs for Seniors
- A multi-functional facility in Bundaberg that offers an excellent venue to sporting and community groups, schools, families and individuals
YMCA Bundaberg contributes over $4.7 million to the Bundaberg economy annually, providing employment to approximately 85 locals and servicing hundreds of clients across a range of services. YMCA Bundaberg is a modern, progressive organisation with a strong traditional foundation.
Our aim is to Connect Happier Healthier Communities.
At YMCA Bundaberg we are committed to providing a safe environment for all children and young people.
We have a strong commitment to our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework and work hard to ensure that our policies, procedures and practices enable us to provide the safest environment possible for children and young people.
Our commitment also extends to providing developmentally appropriate and meaningful programs to the community and working with children and their parents to help everyone become healthy and happy.
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Working at the Y you will discover a career full of diversity with opportunities to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.
We look for inclusive people with a real zest for life whose positive and vibrant approach inspires those around them.