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Great people, great environment, great mission

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Current Employee - YMCA Youth Counselor in Ann Arbor, MI
Current Employee - YMCA Youth Counselor in Ann Arbor, MI

I have been working at YMCA part-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

I enjoy the core values of honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility.

Cons

Hard to get promoted within

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  1. Very flexible hours!

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    Current Employee - Childcare in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Childcare in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at YMCA part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very flexible hours! It's also easy to find a sub if you can't make it to work. You can use the gym and go to a lot of classes ALL for free! You meet new people every day and you build friendships with kids/parents.

    Cons

    They do not pay enough for the amount of work. There are never meetings held, so everyone is always on a different page or disagreement about how something is done. There is no schedule for the children to follow so its very hectic when you have 35 kids running everywhere and doing whatever they want and climbing everything and theres only 4-5 teachers in the room. Co-workers can be lazy most of the time. Management is just all over the place, there's not a solid way of handling issues.

    Advice to Management

    Respect the workers more by paying them what they deserve. Create a solid schedule or list of things the children can/cannot do and play with. Hold more meetings so that everyone is up to date.


  2. Pretty Average

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Child Care Assistant
    Current Employee - Child Care Assistant

    I have been working at YMCA part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It's fairly easy to work here (at least in my position). No real hassles to complain about.

    Cons

    None that I have seen so far. Though, the pay could be better.


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