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Wonderful internship experience

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Current Employee - Family Therapist Intern in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Family Therapist Intern in Boston, MA

I have been working at Home for Little Wanderers as an intern (more than an year)

Pros

Flexible, great training, caring coworkers, and supportive teachers.

Cons

Sometimes the flexibility leads to lack of direction.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    SEC could be great but leadership is AWFUL!!!

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    Former Employee - Staff in Plymouth, MI
    Former Employee - Staff in Plymouth, MI

    I worked at Home for Little Wanderers full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Once you know the kids they can be amazing to work with (for the most part) albeit very tough as well. Can be rewarding. Not a lot of Pros at this time.

    Cons

    Leadership is nil. Kids run the campus which is dangerous. Incidents of severity are often unaddressed leading to dissatisfaction among staff. Staff and managers not on same page. Staff talk about change, what they need and are told no or ignored. Many injuries. Can be UNSAFE for staff! Campus needs an entire make-over cosmetically but more importantly with staff from the top on down. Employee bullying makes for a very unpleasant work place.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a LEADER not an ADMINISTRATOR!! Listen to DCS they are the FRONT LINE! Keep them safe. Needs so much work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Can be great or horrible

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    Current Employee - Counselor in Walpole, MA
    Current Employee - Counselor in Walpole, MA

    I have been working at Home for Little Wanderers full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - The kids can be great and it can be really fun
    - I think its better than it used to be
    - A lot of overtime
    - Great benefits and vacation time

    Cons

    - Its a lot of hours
    - Very stressful and can be violent
    - Understaffed shifts
    - Management doesn't know what is going on in the programs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop spending money on stupid things and let programs have more autonomy.

    Doesn't Recommend
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