AmeriCares Foundation

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Associate Director (Former Employee) Stamford, CT

ProsGood mission and execution and coverage of less publicized crises

ConsSenior management is secretive and spends more time talking and holding meetings than putting plans into action. The culture prescribes that you "kiss the ring" of CEO and other senior management. Confusing fiefdoms

Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop action and implementation plans. Then measure progress

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    This foundation is a wonderful place to work in the non-profit area.

    Not Given (Former Employee) Stamford, CT

    I worked at AmeriCares Foundation


    Pros: The culture is great. We were doing work to benefit those in need. You left for the day feeling good that you had… Cons: I was really happy there. It was unfortunate that I was caught in downsizing as the economy sank. The only downside is that when… Advice to Senior Management: Really think about the work that people do don't get too top heavy - you need to have experienced employees at lower… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    A good place to "get your feet wet" in international assistance before moving on to a more developmentally focused NGO.

    Director (Former Employee) Stamford, CT

    I worked at AmeriCares Foundation


    Pros: Among NGOs that provide in-kind medical donations, AmeriCares is a leader in the field for the quality and volume of donations distributed. The organization has… Cons: For individuals interested in a career in international health, there is little actual healthcare programming that takes place as the primary task for managers and… Advice to Senior Management: Find ways to create added programming value for the medical donations that AmeriCares distributes by establishing standards… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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