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YMCA Reviews

Updated July 22, 2018
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  • "Not many full time opportunities but I like the part time hours" (in 260 reviews)

  • "Pay is less than other comparable positions in the non profit industry" (in 256 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Co-workers are great to work with
    Easy Pay for the summer
    Fun adventures with the kids everyday

    Cons

    Long hiring process
    Lots of trainings


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Child care aid"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, easy to get along with the safe, very clean and safe

    Cons

    Having to leave the job

  3. "I love this job"

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    Current Employee - Aquatics Director in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Aquatics Director in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at YMCA full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It's a good enviorment to work in

    Cons

    It's hard to get coverage

    Advice to Management

    Help employees move up in carrier


  4. "Great Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Really great people work here

    Cons

    I don't really have an complaints


  5. "Great Atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Welcome Center Representative in Grand Haven, MI
    Current Employee - Welcome Center Representative in Grand Haven, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, friendly coworkers and free membership

    Cons

    Minimum wage and that's about the only downside


  6. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers who truly care

    Cons

    I don't have any cons


  7. "Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    It was a fun job

    Cons

    There are no cons to be stated

  8. "Assistant site director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Outside a lot and the kids are a blast to work with

    Cons

    More structure for the after school program department


  9. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - YMCA Lifeguard in Plant City, FL
    Former Employee - YMCA Lifeguard in Plant City, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun place to work, good company values

    Cons

    Pay could be better - more growth opportunities


  10. "site supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Great program, amazing supervisor. Great intentions.

    Cons

    Cuts lead to over worked employees, low wages.


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