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    It was awesome

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    Former Employee - Youth Counselor in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Youth Counselor in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Eckerd Youth Alternatives full-time (more than an year)


    My supervisor, Teresa Stroud was excellent, and supportive.


    There was no room for growth within the company

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Eckerd Youth Alternatives Interviews

Updated Oct 14, 2014
Updated Oct 14, 2014

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    Youth Counselor Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Eckerd Youth Alternatives in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    First there was a phone interview, then an in-person interview on-site. They will put you in a group for a few hours, and then ask the kids if they have anything to say about you once you leave. Don't worry, the organization is desperate for employees, and they are flexible on your qualifications.

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    • They will just ask your thoughts on your time in the program for your on-site interview.   Answer Question
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Headquarters Clearwater, FL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1964
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Eckerd Youth Alternatives (EYA) provides early intervention and prevention, wilderness education, residential and day treatment, and re-entry and aftercare programs for at-risk youths. The not-for-profit organization has worked to help more than 80,000 kids through its operations in about 10 states, located primarily in the eastern US. Many of EYA's some 40 programs are offered under contract with state juvenile justice agencies. EYA was established in 1968 by Jack Eckerd, the founder of the Eckerd drugstore chain, and his wife, Ruth Eckerd. During the past few years, the... More

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