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Great atmosphere and people

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at YMCA

Pros

very busy place with potential to move up

Cons

sometimes job task are monotonous and repetitive

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More hands on training

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    There when no one else was...

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YMCA part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good (great) people (employees and the people with whom we have daily contact).
    Free Y Membership.
    Opportunity(ies) for internal transfer/advancement (after 6 months, you can put in an application to transfer to a different job within the YMCA/the YMCA sends out internal notices for job opportunities before posting them externally).
    They like to hire from within (or people who know people).
    Family oriented.

    Cons

    Job requirements/expectations do not allow for evaluations to be above a score of 3 out of 5 (unless you save a life or something).
    Most all jobs are only part time and you have to be in a job for some years before getting to a supervisory or management level position.
    "Do as I say and not as I do" mentality demonstrated from most supervisors/directors.
    Great ideas, but rarely ever the necessary follow through to make the ideas a reality.
    They like to hire from within.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Demand more accountability from your team(s) and demand that they demand more accountability from their team(s).

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    A very caring organization

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consulting in Naperville, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Consulting in Naperville, IL (US)

    I worked at YMCA as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Maximum training in every area of the position from basic to leadership

    Cons

    Pay may not be as competitive

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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