American Red Cross

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Shelter Coordinator for Red Cross

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Former Employee - Shelter Coordinator  in  Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Shelter Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA

Pros

You get to work in impoverished neighborhoods and help people secure temporary shelters after something happens to their homes

Cons

it's a high risk and low reward type of environment with bosses always hounding you for not doing work to their standards

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Step up.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other reviews for American Red Cross

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    mixed bag

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR

    Pros

    Some excellent people, great mission, and positive change is on the horizon.

    Cons

    lessening job security, low wages can't retain good people, worsening and complex benefits, slow to respond to change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It is exciting to know that we will soon be out from under the consent decree. With the money the organization is and will be saving in fines, you should reinvest it into the compensation of your employees and being more aggressive and strategic in growing the business. Let's get employees and America excited about the Red Cross again!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Upper Management lacking

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Specialist  in  Dedham, MA
    Current Employee - Specialist in Dedham, MA

    Pros

    Co-workers are dedicated and hard working
    Support the mission of providing safe blood to patients

    Cons

    workload is inequitable
    managers are poorly selected and have no managerial skills

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more pro-active and less re-active.
    start at the top and make managers accountable for their actions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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