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"Good place to work"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Wellness Instructor in Shoreline, WA
Current Employee - Wellness Instructor in Shoreline, WA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Flexible in times when family has to come first.

Cons

Far drive from my home to work there.

Advice to Management

You do a great job! Thanks.

Other Employee Reviews for YMCA

  1. ""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
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Get people that are actually qualified to help a drowning victim


  2. "Met some really cool people but no future in this company."

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    Former Employee - Wellness Coach in Kansas City, KS
    Former Employee - Wellness Coach in Kansas City, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at YMCA part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free membership
    Made new friends
    If you want a part time job no career advancement it's great

    Cons

    No room for advancement without a four year degree it doesn't matter how awesome or dedicated you are to your job. Directors only get fulltime and you have to have a four year to be a director. Lack of leadership and direction your kind of just thrown out to the wolves. No pay raises ever! Turnover rate is high they don't fight for their amazing employees. If you wanted to be managed and not have any guidance or future this job is perfect!

    Advice to Management

    Be leaders not managers

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