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Chicago, IL
10000+ employees
1982
Nonprofit Organization
Social Assistance
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Working at YMCA

A not-for-profit community service organization, YMCA of the USA assists the more than 2,600 individual YMCAs across the country and represents them on both national and international levels. Local YMCAs are leading providers of child care in the US. The facilities also offer ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to provide youth and our community an affordable and accessible resource for the positive development of spirit, mind, and body through recreational, health, and leadership programs. Our impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, when a mentor ... Read more


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YMCA Reviews

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  • "Afterschool Group Leader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Fun Awesome Kids Impact Role models

    Cons

    Training Learn on job mainly Dealing with kids takes time to learn

    Advice to Management

    Micro manage and mentor group leaders in beginning

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YMCA Photos

YMCA photo of: Sailing on the lake
YMCA photo of: Swim Instructors In-service
YMCA photo of: Swim Instructors In-Service
YMCA photo of: The YMCA
YMCA photo of: YMCA Wellness Center
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YMCA Interviews

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at YMCA.

    Interview

    Got an interview which was very easy no hard questions and got hired on the spot. You basically just have to know someone to get the job.

    Interview Questions

    • So do you have any experience with kids ages 6-14?   2 Answers

    Negotiation

    did not negotiate they start everyone at 10.00 dollars an hour.

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YMCA Awards & Accolades

  • Top Places to Work Globe 100, Boston Globe, 2009

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