Yes, the YMCA of the USA is a corporate office, but that doesn't mean that the spirit is lost. The office culture holds the same values that the YMCA promotes to local Y's: Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility.
It was hard for me to work at a desk most of the day, but the design of the office allows for maximum lighting and meeting rooms. There is a lobby on my floor that has leftover healthy food every day!
Birthday Celebrations are great. Once a month we get a treat to celebrate the birthdays of our coworkers.(there are 350 employees so we need lots of time for cake ;)
Environment, Coworkers Support, Opportunities to travel abroad, Travel anywhere with the Y
Desk job, Minimum job security with a contracted temp position. (Renewed every 3 months)