As well as serving some of Devon’s challenging communities there are many fantastic benefits of working for YMCA Exeter. Each staff member receives access to a Health Insurance plan, a generous annual leave entitlement, the opportunity for further training and YMCA clothing. Working with YMCA Exeter means you will also benefit from the support of the national YMCA network, with invitations to training and conferences around the country. Devon is truly an amazing place to live. Whether you want to get away to Dartmoor over the weekend or enjoy ice cream along the stunning Jurassic Coast, Devon really does have it all!

Positions available:

Business Administration Apprentice (applications are to be submitted via Exeter College)

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our diverse team as a Business Administration Apprentice.

You will be working alongside and encouraged by an experienced administrator who will endeavour to help you build your strengths, recognise and develop areas that need additional support and who will want to encourage you all the way! You will provide general administrative support for this team, including maintaining accurate records, filing, assisting in compiling reports, dealing with telephone enquiries, photocopying and other duties commensurate with the post. You will have the opportunity to generate letters and documents when required; update staff databases as necessary and deal professionally and effectively with staff, residents, visitors, the public and external agencies.

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Dealing with the daily incoming post and distributing it accordingly
  • Answering the telephone and diverting calls to the right departments
  • Supporting the service delivery teams by collecting and storing accurate records and helping to implement new administrative ideas
  • Answering email queries and requests
  • Undertaking other admin functions as given by the administrator.
  • Making minor changes to blog posts and website content.

Important Note: Please note that, as an organisation fully committed to the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, a thorough vetting process is carried out as part of the appointment process, including verification of any required qualifications, verification of identity, taking of references and a DBS check as appropriate.