Cradles to Crayons

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Cradles to Crayons Reviews

Updated November 8, 2014
Updated November 8, 2014
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  1.  

    nice place to work; great place for an internship

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Intern in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Cradles to Crayons part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - Nice people/good office culture
    - Opportunities for personal growth/ good supervisors
    - Plenty of work to do even if you have finished with a specific task
    - innovation is rewarded
    - Good work/life balance
    - Potential to be involved in many aspects of the organization
    - Great place to intern because of the ability to directly manage volunteers and gain leadership experience

    Cons

    - not intellectually stimulating
    - not a lot of upward mobility

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - make organization of jobs more effective/ be more clear about responsibilities of certain jobs
    - stop micro-managing, it is ineffective and takes up your time as well as ours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Great Internship Experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cradles to Crayons as an intern

    Pros

    Amazing people and great cause

    Cons

    Sometimes I felt that they had run out of things for me to do

  3.  

    Wonderful opportunity to work with a non-profit and learn the ins and outs of the organization.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Community Relations Intern in Brighton, MA
    Former Employee - Community Relations Intern in Brighton, MA

    I worked at Cradles to Crayons as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Relaxed atmosphere, casual, friendly, work makes a difference in the real world

    Cons

    Lots of shifting in personnel, monotonous work, sometimes there doesn't seem to be a direct form of guidance

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Good starting point

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brighton, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brighton, MA

    I worked at Cradles to Crayons as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Warm environment, kind employees, low stress levels, making a difference, constantly interacting with new people, someone is always willing to help you

    Cons

    minimal opportunity for growth, at times it can be physically tiring, difficult to enact new procedures, few employees, poor location

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep expanding!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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