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Interviews at YWCA

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at YWCA.
Interview experience
Based on 39 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 39 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 36 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at YWCA

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
36%
About a week
36%
About two weeks
19%
More than one month
6%
About a month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
79%
Background check
39%
Phone call/screening
33%
Problem solving exercises
18%
Drug test
18%
Least reported steps
Other
6%
Presentation
3%
Written test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at YWCA

  • Pleasant and informative process with clearly defined goals
    Shared on September 4, 2017 - Customer service - Plainfield, NJ
  • It was a board of five people and they ask a lot of questions about caring for the children.
    Shared on August 29, 2017 - Youth Counselor - Winston-Salem, NC
  • Excellent, The company it is very good with the people who work here, the teacher really care about the children ,
    Shared on August 1, 2017 - teacher assistance in the court care - Miami, FL

Interview questions at YWCA

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Can you cook, whats your specialty
    Shared on May 14, 2019 - cook - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Do you prefer full-time or part-time?
    Shared on September 5, 2017 - ASSISTANT MANAGER - Wilmington, DE
  • How old are you? Have you been a volunteer?
    Shared on August 29, 2017 - Assistant Teacher/Floater - Ridgewood, NJ
Interview tips at YWCA
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)64%
  • Formal (business suit)20%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)8%
  • They didn’t have a dress code8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at YWCA
  • Just be honest and come from the heart. Try to relax...the program director is awesome and so helpful. However you really need to genuinely want to help the clients and really care about their safety.
    Shared on March 20, 2019 - Direct Service Provider - Wheeling, WV
  • Be honest with yourself
    Shared on August 17, 2018 - Volunteer - Flushing, NY
  • Be yourself, make sure to have a positive attitude.
    Shared on June 29, 2018 - Counselor - Alexandria, LA
The first interview at YWCA
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral23%
  • Through Indeed.com17%
  • Other online application17%
  • Recruiter contacted me14%
  • I walked in9%
How candidates received their first interview at YWCA
  • Sent by 55+ Workforce Program
    Shared on October 21, 2018 - Clerk - Plainfield, NJ
  • I got my first interview through an agency that helps you look for jobs .
    Shared on August 19, 2018 - Camp Counselor (Seasonal) - Yonkers, NY
  • Recomended
    Shared on May 14, 2018 - Cook - El Paso, TX