YMCA Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2020

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4.1
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  1. "great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Wellness Coach 

    I have been working at YMCA part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Proactive in continuing education and trainings

    Cons

    The starting pay is slightly on the low end

  2. "Lack of Pay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head Preschool Teacher in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at YMCA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Working with kids, being creative, possibility to move into a lot of different positions

    Cons

    bad pay, high stress, lack of support from superiors


  3. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fitness Instructor in Beaverton, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    I love the Clients, the mission and values of the Y, great co-workers. Very Rewarding

    Cons

    Studio is close to Basketball Courts; it can get loud

  4. "Decent job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Activities Worker in Oshawa, ON

    I worked at YMCA part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice people clean and safe

    Cons

    Bad pay and bad hours

  5. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Job Developer 
    Recommends

    I have been working at YMCA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    entry level position . no higher position.

    Cons

    pays very low. no increase in pay

  6. "I love it"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Before and After School Educator 

    I have been working at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Great Coworkers, Kids are great

    Cons

    Hourly Pay, Not many benefits

  7. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Lifeguard 

    I worked at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Fun and exciting, the management was really supportive.

    Cons

    Not enough staff at times

  8. "Camp Counsellor"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
    Recommends

    I worked at YMCA

    Pros

    - great experience - great co-workers - great supervisor

    Cons

    - there were long hours involved

  9. "Great environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lifeguard 

    I have been working at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Great staff, excellent people, clientele

    Cons

    I can't say anything bad

  10. "Great Place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trainee 

    I have been working at YMCA full-time

    Pros

    Really care about mental health and well-being

    Cons

    Organisational structure is too flexible

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