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First and foremost ... treat people fairly ! Thank them for a job well done ... recognize those staff that go far & beyond... provide family gym memberships after 3 years as a reward versus charging ... appreciate your maintenance and custodians as well as ALL front line staff ... they are really the glue that makes your facilities shine in more ways then one .... raise the salary and provide more flexibility amongst departments ... overall ... Appreciate your staff ... get to know them and thank them .... Maryland Farms Y ... Brentwood , TN ....

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Early mornings ... holidays & weekends
Some flexibility depending on your supervisor
Ours was very good about trading hours so it was a definite plus !!

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Don’t waste your time ! Plenty of part time jobs in this economy Very low wage and unusual hours Expect to work weekends , early mornings and holidays with no compensation No BENEFITS and some employees are treated like royalty while others are treated poorly .... (Maryland Farm YMCA)

Sadly, they do have some AMAZING employees but they don’t realize it so more often then not they leave .... or quit .... high turnover ....

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Willing to follow directions,supervising other helpers

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Most days 3 hours but recently i was asked to work a full 12 hours with only a 30 minute break for my manager's exercise class. very little consistency.

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None ... free single membership & charged for any additional family members !
If you don’t work ... your not payed
Poor compensation for holidays , weekends and odd shifts ?

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I loved going to work every single day. Including nights or even weekends.

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I have had managers tell me i have to be in work even if i have a staph infection and the flu. there are no subs so if your sick you have to come in even if it is a risk the health and well being of a child.

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I feel the victor branch will be closed down within a year.

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Stay focused, and centered.

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