YMCA

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overall good

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Current Employee - Program Manager in West Barnstable, MA
Current Employee - Program Manager in West Barnstable, MA

I have been working at YMCA part-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

great people to work with. always willing to help you out and answer questions. very encouraging work environment and no pressure about messing anything up

Cons

hours vary and so does job responsibility. tasked with doing random projects sometimes that have nothing to do with job title

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    little money for a company that doesn't care about its employees

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    Former Employee - Assistant Teacher in Audubon, PA
    Former Employee - Assistant Teacher in Audubon, PA

    I worked at YMCA full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great first job if you are interested in working with children.

    Cons

    Low paying, company will lie to parents to cover up liabilities, company will lie to staff, make them work hours and not pay. poorly run. They will hire anyone just for the purpose of meeting ratio. They will stick anyone with those kids!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put the welfare of the children first

    Doesn't Recommend
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    "Never working at the YMCA again, completely unsafe "

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    Current Employee - YMCA Lifeguard in West Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - YMCA Lifeguard in West Seattle, WA

    I have been working at YMCA part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -general staff all around was nice
    -pretty flexible to work around school, home and other priorities
    -stable continuous hours
    -not bad pay for life guarding and swim instructing ($10.50-$12.50-ish)

    Cons

    A lot of unmentioned labor work that was unsanitary such as; cleaning dirty/used towels and clothes of the deck and locker rooms, picking up used feminine products, used toilet paper, hair clumps from the drain, etc. Very lax on the rules, all rules! like one time a child contaminated the pool with sickly fecal mater, and none of the senior management made people exit the pool to super chlorinate (which is a health code violation) but they also made all the younger staff vacuum it up.

    Their motto was " the member is always right" which is unsafe in the fact you are protecting people from drowning but you cant do it to the full potential because a member might not like the rule. They had staff that weren't actually certified correctly for the job,which is a total disregard for the safety of the staff and the members, it is kind of important to have qualified people watching to make sure no one drowns,

    Completely unsafe

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get people that are actually qualified to help a drowning victim

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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