Birch Family Services

www.birchfamilyservices.org
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Disorganized, bureaucratic, but one of the largest & oldest NGOs in NYC

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Former Contractor - Coordinator in New York, NY
Former Contractor - Coordinator in New York, NY

I worked at Birch Family Services as a contractor (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook

Pros

BFS has passionate employees at their school and community sites. Many of the co-workers at the main office were very kind. The location of the main office central and less than a few blocks from Penn Station; making the commute for people who lived outside the city easier.

Cons

All departments seemed extremely disorganized and very reactive instead of proactive. There seemed to be no method of healthy conflict resolution and several of the executive management used yelling as a way to communicate to their staff members.

Advice to Management

Hire HR staff that is more proactive and doesn't just throw parties once a month and shows more appreciation for the hard work of the teachers, community managers and the administrators.

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  1. interesting

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Birch Family Services

    Pros

    The experience and patience you learn.

    Cons

    Some days can be challenging

    Advice to Management

    no comment


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    Former Employee - Direct Care Professional in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Direct Care Professional in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Birch Family Services

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    This company is remarkable.. They carry great standards and care for their clients

    Cons

    With this company you never know when your shift is over.

    Advice to Management

    Construct employees on standby for callouts.


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