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Interviewing at YMCA

See what people said about the interview process at YMCA.

Interview experience

Based on 5,431 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 9,197 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 7,500 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at YMCA

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

What candidates say about the interview process at YMCA

  • Comfortable and efficient, interviews were friendly and honest.
    Shared on October 21, 2023 - Assistant Program Supervisor - Snoqualmie, WA
  • simple, straight to point
    Shared on September 29, 2023 - School Age Teacher - Plumas Lake, CA
  • Manager and one of the directors will interview you.
    Shared on August 2, 2023 - Personal Trainer - Reynoldsburg, OH
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Interview questions at YMCA

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • examples of multitasking, rhetorical situations and what you would do
    Shared on October 12, 2023 - Summer Camp Counselor - Simi Valley, CA
  • How would I deal with special need children? What is family engagement? How do you support an overly active child in the classroom? How do you show support to family and children?
    Shared on September 15, 2023 - EHS Teacher - Cook County, IL
  • It's a relocation/dorm situation. They just need people that will show up every day and work hard.
    Shared on April 25, 2023 - Laundry/Housekeeping - Estes Park, CO

What was your interview with YMCA like?

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The first interview at YMCA

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral23%
  • Through Indeed17%
  • Other13%
  • Walk-In12%
  • Other online job site11%

How candidates received their first interview at YMCA

  • Applying on their site
    Shared on July 6, 2022 - Maintenance director/ building mechanic - Wichita, KS
  • I submitted an application on the ymca career website.
    Shared on July 31, 2019
  • I walked in straight ti the manager's office requesting more information about the job. I was given information about the job position, the requirements and what the management is looking for along wi…
    Shared on March 30, 2019

What candidates say about the interview preparation at YMCA

  • Scenarios, community knowledge, STAR method
    Shared on August 2, 2023 - Personal Trainer - Reynoldsburg, OH
  • Be ready to get out of your comfort zone and be silly. Be prepared to answer scenario questions.
    Shared on March 18, 2023 - Youth Leader - Chula Vista, CA
  • Bring up past experience, be kind
    Shared on February 9, 2023 - Summer Camp Counselor - Austin, TX

How long does it take to get an interview after you apply at YMCA?

  • It takes about 24 hours to get an interview but depends on when you apply. If you apply over the weekend, expect to wait until Monday to get a reply.
    Shared on November 19, 2023 - Summer Day Camp Counselor - Joliet, IL
  • Can be same day in most cases.
    Shared on January 3, 2023 - Head Lifeguard - Arlington, TX
  • A few weeks
    Shared on November 8, 2022 - Teacher - Flushing, NY

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