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"Wonderful people with a great goal in mind"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Site Supervisor in Huntington, NY
Current Employee - Site Supervisor in Huntington, NY
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great co-workers, positive environment, helping others

Cons

Poor pay, job insecurity, poor management at times

Advice to Management

Higher pay! It's impossible to stay without proper incentive

Other Employee Reviews for YMCA

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Toxic Environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Spokane, WA
    Current Employee - Director in Spokane, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    I have no positive words to share!

    Cons

    Absurdly low pay for extremely high expectations, almost nonexistant support for certain programs, high turnover of many dept., extremely bad attitudes @ YMCA all around, no pay increases due to inefficient money managing--some up to seven years, not reinvesting the money from largest providing program back into the program leaving those programs to pay their own way--by employee, expectations to provide personal monetary donations to the YMCA with what they pay workers, made to solicit donations from clients on the phone and in other forms, deaf ears whenever problem issues are brought up regarding sore lack of decent management, and so much more....

    Advice to Management

    Start providing an honest, reasonably competitive, supportive, flexible, professional work environment.


  2. "Overworked"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Director in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Program Director in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Free membership and discounted program fees.

    Cons

    Long hours, including many evenings and weekends. Constantly working (email, phone calls) and compensation definitely does not reflect this. Responsibilities get dumped on you by senior leadership and there's little to no appreciation for the time and efforts you put into your work. There is not a good work-life balance. The Y likes to think they're a superior employer by offering generous PTO but then you can never take/use it.

    Advice to Management

    Take the time to genuinely listen to your Program Directors. They're the ones working the front lines (with their part time staff). They have the best insight as to what's going well and what's not. Don't assume and then make executive decisions that negatively affect the programs and operations.


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