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Great experience

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Contractor - Camp Counselor in Limerick, PA (US)
Former Contractor - Camp Counselor in Limerick, PA (US)

I worked at YMCA as a contractor (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

The managers were very welcoming and excited to have new people. They also seem to really love their jobs. The customers are very pleasant, all families, and the facilities are beautiful. You also get a free membership during your employment and a discount membership for your family members.

Cons

In the child care dept, the parent is always right....which can be frustrating when dealing with a difficult child.

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  1. The YMCA staff are like a tightly knit family, and promote self growth in a warm community.

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    Former Employee - Membership Associate in Scottsdale, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Membership Associate in Scottsdale, AZ (US)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Closely knit staff
    Executive staff members easily reached
    Comfortable, flexible environment
    Fantastic location - in the center of Scottsdale
    Great community

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for growth
    Difficult to switch to different divisions
    Non-profit, and so generally lower pay scales

  2. I regret working there

    Current Employee - Manager in Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Boston, MA (US)

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

    Pros

    The pension contribution is really the only decent benefit they provide.

    Cons

    The pay is not good, and generally the organization is just poorly managed. There is always a budget crisis, which ends in layoffs or cutbacks in hours for hourly staff. If you are on salary they make you work long hours, and expect you to be there nights and weekends. Top management is often unprofessional. I found there to be a strong undercurrent of homophobia.

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