YMCA
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www.ymca.net Chicago, IL 150 to 499 Employees

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Looks better from the outside

Wellness Instructor (Former Employee)
Hamilton, OH

ProsSome of the members/co workers are friendly

ConsRidiculously low pay, poor management, no enforcement of member rules.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay/retain workers better, actually ban members when they repeatedly violate the rules.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Average job for a good company

    Lifeguard (Former Employee)
    Burlington, KY

    I worked at YMCA part-time for more than a year


    Pros: Average job satisfaction, good work environment Cons: Management can be difficult to work with Advice to Senior Management: Encourage management to be more personable with employees. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Lack of support. Poor leadership.

    Assistant Teacher (Current Employee)
    White Bear Lake, Ramsey, MN

    I have been working at YMCA full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Good in theory. Free health club membership. Average benefits. Started out okay but… Cons: My experience working for the y as a child care teacher was incredibly disappointing. For a non profit that promotes caring, honesty, and respect I… Advice to Senior Management: Start recognizing and tackling some of the issues that are… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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