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Updated May 23, 2018
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  1. "Camp counselor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Fun always somethiny to look forawrd to great teamwork

    Cons

    Nothing
    more organzed
    more pay for qualifications...flexible


  2. "Senior camp counselor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at YMCA full-time

    Pros

    -Good memories with staff
    -Get to work with kids
    -Fun

    Cons

    -many staff members are high schoolers, so can be drama issues unfortunately

  3. "Counselor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Helpful . Friendly people arround you

    Cons

    I dont face and bad experience with Y


  4. "Working at the Y"

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

    I worked at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Good, flexible hours. nice people and enjoyable environment. Working as a swim instructor, they really respected you, even if you were younger than other employees

    Cons

    Kind of strict on breaks and missing days. Made you deal with schedule when you couldn't be there, even if you had no way to avoid missing work

    Advice to Management

    Honestly theres not real advice I have other than relax some on younger part time employees


  5. "lifeguard"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Fantastic place to work my first job

    Cons

    No cons. Enjoyed my time there.


  6. "Manage program at a single school site"

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    Current Employee - Site Lead in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Site Lead in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great management, good job security, great starter job for people looking to get into child care, makes perfect employer for college students

    Cons

    Low pay, part time hours, trainings and other job related commitments make it hard to have a 2nd job, children can sometimes overwhelm employees who are new to the industry


  7. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YMCA part-time

    Pros

    Positive, friendly and clean environment. Not too stressful.

    Cons

    Can be a little overwhelming as a part-time staff as there are tons of new programs to keep up with throughout the year.

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "Great Place"

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

    Pros

    Good team players and some managers want to help you grow.

    Cons

    Staff feeling underpaid from entry level to senior management.

    Advice to Management

    Increase Salaries and continue to build a great team.


  9. "Tennis Instructor"

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    Current Employee - Tennis Coach in Goffstown, NH
    Current Employee - Tennis Coach in Goffstown, NH
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Reputable company, great staff, kids are great to work with

    Cons

    Low Pay, Minimum Hours Available


  10. "A Home Away From Home"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at YMCA full-time

    Pros

    Becomes a second family and a home away from home.

    Cons

    Schedule needs to be flexible to fit in time for clients or varying shifts.


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