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Great company for the community - awful to actually work for the company

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Glide full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Feeds the homeless. Volunteer department is really great. Health Clinic is world-class. World-wide famous Glide Ensemble (gospel choir). Everything is geared toward helping people become better people. Cecil Williams. You can bump into Maya Angelou, Warren Buffet, Nancy Pelosi and many other well-known people any day - you never know. Always interesting things going on.

Cons

High turnover of upper management as well as lower-level staff. They have split personality disorder: are they a charity, or a church? Executive level management really doesn't know what their doing or have no real direction for the staff. Certain people at the executive level refuse to retire (and they should have a long time ago). They have no shared vision of where the company is or should be headed.

Advice to Management

Why give it? They won't consider it.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Glide full-time

    Pros

    Friendly Atmosphere and High Morale

    Cons

    Too large to be inclusive.


  2. Challenging & Eye-Opening Experience

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    Former Employee - Workfare Coordinator in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Workfare Coordinator in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Glide part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Incredibly friendly and diverse staff. Even the upper level management people are interesting and passionate and will smile at you in the halls. So many programs (80+) and departments, always room for moving up. The most upfront and jarring experience with direct social services that I've had. Well structured departments and strong mentoring. Very decent pay and healthy office culture for the non-profit world.

    Cons

    The neighborhood is wild, no surprises there. The environment, both on the streets and inside, is riddled with drugs/alcohol/mental illness and makes it a very unpredictable work environment. You need to be tough and confident.


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