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

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Service oriented

Senior Director (Former Employee)

I worked at YMCA full-time for more than 8 years

ProsFull time free membership, opportunities for training in many areas

ConsFull time exempt not much work life balance if employed at branches. Average 50 hours a week , early am, weekends and evenings

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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No vertical mobility

Front Desk Associate (Former Employee)

I worked at YMCA part-time


Pros: It's a paycheck. If you work in administration and work hard, you will learn… Cons: They like to hire from outside for positions that those from within are qualified for. Pay is very low for all the… Advice to Senior Management: Look within your company for rising stars and value your… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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One of the most rewarding jobs....

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at YMCA for more than 3 years


Pros: Get to be an advocate for after school programs, mentor… Cons: There is a whole lot of micromanagement from the central staff director and the program director… Advice to Senior Management: Leadership! 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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