ASPCA Reviews

Updated September 22, 2014
Updated September 22, 2014
26 Reviews
3.4
26 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great location, mentors, and varying assignments.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ASPCA

    Pros

    Everyone was very knowledgeable about issues and tasks and not afraid to help new interns and staff. The location was great and overall vibe in the office was welcoming and fun while still maintaining a professional work ethic.

    Cons

    Tends to promote from within the organization- which can either be a pro or con depending on which side of the fence you are on.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great opportunity and experience

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    Current Employee - Consultant
    Current Employee - Consultant

    I have been working at ASPCA as a contractor

    Pros

    Making a difference in animals lives
    Open to creativity and innovation
    Work with animals

    Cons

    No sense of work/life balance
    Work 24/7

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    No room for growth, but great benefits

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    Former Employee - Animal Care Technician in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Animal Care Technician in New York, NY

    I worked at ASPCA full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, life-changing relationships with animals. You learn animal handling skills and time management the longer you work there.

    Cons

    You really have to be a manager's favorite in order to grow within the organization. The place is over capacity with animals and managers do not put themselves in the shoes of those who directly handle them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Intern

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    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at ASPCA as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent Place to intern, or work.

    Cons

    Not enough benefits to employee's or interns.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase in salary for all interns in the future.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great cause, great benefits, awful Human Resources department, terrible management.

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    Current Employee - Management
    Current Employee - Management

    I have been working at ASPCA full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    This organization truly does help animals. Amazing things are done each day in order to further the mission of the ASPCA.

    Cons

    The HR department in this organization might as well not exists. Favoritism, inconsistencies and poor moral plague this organization and HR sits back and watches.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Executive management should just clean house. Managers are rude and incompetent. Some backbone should be provided to HR. Listen to employees, when so many people are saying the same thing, isn't it at least worth listening to?

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    HR Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ASPCA as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    great support from Supervisor, trained well by the incumbent, great support staff

    Cons

    I wish I there would've been a full time position available before I left

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be confident and firm with your decision making

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great Place to Volunteer

    Former Employee - Volunteer
    Former Employee - Volunteer

    I worked at ASPCA part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Bonding with the dogs and cats that need homes. Its a very rewarding experience especially if you don't own your own dog.

    Cons

    the worse part is when you get attached to the dogs. You have to leave your feelings at the door and not get attached!

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    ASPCA review

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at ASPCA as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very positive company non-profit mission.

    Cons

    Departments are distributed and can make their own decisions without awareness/approval from other department's senior management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider other dept. when making decisions that effect them.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 6 people found this helpful  

    terrible place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at ASPCA full-time

    Pros

    Pros would be the nice renovated office and the chance to hang out with the office cats every now and then.

    Cons

    Awful problems with micro-management and it seems as though many of the employees fear making mistakes -- supervisors can be quite mean and bullish. Seems like people don't enjoy their work here though people seem nice enough when you meet them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stop micromanaging and educate your supervisors to be less rude with the people they manage.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    High stress position, but very gratifying.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ASPCA

    Pros

    Excellent benefits. Amazing coworkers. Learned a lot.

    Cons

    Management needs improvement. Hours were difficult and stressful.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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