YMLAEN is the UNISON branch that supports workers in the Housing, Community and Voluntary sectors in Wales. UNISON is the largest union in the community and voluntary sector, with more  than 60,000 members nationally working in every type of job across all grades.

Our members work in non-profit organisations ranging from large national charities with hundreds of employees to small-grant aided projects employing one part-timer. They provide a range of services to local communities and campaign on all sorts of issues.

The Community group – covers all of our members working for charities, housing associations and other voluntary sector organisations. This group ensures that UNISON provides a strong focus and a prominent voice for all of our members in the community and voluntary sector.