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Strenuous work!

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Education Director in McKinney, TX
Current Employee - Education Director in McKinney, TX

I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs

Doesn't Recommend
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

The opportunity to mentor children and change lives is priceless!

Cons

Management and administrative decisions are last-minute and strenuous on the staff! Be prepared to give up multiple weekends for obligated 'volunteer work'. Children to staff ratio is 50:1.

Advice to Management

Allow innovative changes to take place within the organization. Strive to provide funds for outstanding programs. Communicate important news as often as possible, so as to not place strenuous last-minute crisis on staff that already work with 100+ children.

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  1. It's a dead end job no room for growth.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Director in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Santa Monica, CA

    I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    If you like working with kids.if you need the experience

    Cons

    The pay is not good

    Advice to Management

    Better communication and better treatment for the enployees


  2. Horrible management makes it hard to do what you're there for-enhance children's lives.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Full Time Employee in Naples, FL
    Former Employee - Full Time Employee in Naples, FL

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    If you stay away from senior management, you can have an amazing experience being a positive role model for children. It can be invigorating and rewarding to make an impact on youth's daily lives.

    Cons

    Micromanagement. Not open to new ideas. Sense of secrecy and intimidation. No career advancement possibilities and no teamwork or cohesion. Turnover is extremely high.

    Advice to Management

    Remember why you are there, why your staff is there. Make your staff feel like you are part of the solution, not part of the problem. Listen to ideas.


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