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"Wonderful place to work. All locations!"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - All Areas in Houston, TX
Current Employee - All Areas in Houston, TX
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Co workers are great and very family oriented

Cons

Should not have to pay for membership for employee

Other Employee Reviews for YMCA

  1. "It doesn't matter whether you work for 1 year or 10 years, the Y doesn't care about you."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Assistant
    Former Employee - Program Assistant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at YMCA part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The staff for the most part are very friendly. If you want a career in childcare this is a good place to get experience.

    Cons

    The parents are always right even when they/there kids are wrong. This is a big problem in the field childcare because one chided can affect the safety and overall atmosphere of an entire site, so when there's a problem that needs to be addressed the Y will do what ever they can to side with the family, not the staff member that has experienced on a daily basis all the negativity,disregard for safety,bullying, disrespect exc... So not only do you have a company that doesn't care about its employes, but you get paid terribly for the amount of stress that you endure. When you big up the low pay they simply joke and say "hey we get paid to watch kids", witch is a huge contradiction because all they every say in these grossly repetitive meetings are "we do more then just watch children". If that's true then you need to pay your employes more.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your good employes more and drop the slackers quickly. A yearly 2% raise isn't good enough to keep someone who is breaking there back everyday to apply the proper image your company wants to present. Stop trying to milk every last cent out of these family's by keeping children who's behavior isn't fit for the program. The staff can only do so much to improve behavior, if the poor behavior continues than they shouldn't be able to damage the environment/experiences of the other children for the sake of money.


  2. "Impact the life of students in a positive way."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Aide in Cathedral City, CA
    Former Employee - Aide in Cathedral City, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at YMCA part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great part time job if you like kids.

    Cons

    No Break even if you work more than 4.5 hours on days.

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