Jewish Board of Family and Childrens Services

  www.jbfcs.org
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Large urban social services agency offers opportunities for professional advancement, relaxed work environment.

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Current Employee - Consultant  in  New York, NY
Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY

I have been working at Jewish Board of Family and Childrens Services

Pros

Its mission is to help people throughout the New York City area and, in some programs, nationally. Atmosphere is relaxed in general. Its relatively large size for a social service agency provides opportunities to move around and up. It has an excellent training department that provides many opportunities for learning and career advancement for mental health and other professionals. Management is actively concerned with equal opportunity and fighting racism.

Cons

It has not escaped and will not escape the economic downturn. The uncertainty can affect things, but while it may experience layoffs or cutbacks it is relatively unlikely to experience the "selloff" or closings that have plagued banks, investment firms, etc... As a nonprofit, it can't offer the salary levels of for profit firms (but, as per preceding, may offer greater stability in these times).

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stay the course.

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    Working for the Jewish Board is a personal and professional learning experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jewish Board of Family and Childrens Services

    Pros

    A great deal of on the job training and professional development through their in-service training.
    Staff were motivated and dedicated.
    Agency was willing to look at how racism impacted service delivery and staff morale.
    Outstanding reputation in the social services world.
    Variety of programs that serves a wide wide of people with multiple issues.
    The agency stayed on the cutting edge of what is current in terms of treatment modalities.

    Cons

    Low salary which doesnt match the output of work the staff performed daily.
    No room for growth. I felt like my colleagues and I worked very hard and most were never was promoted.
    The benefits package, including the 403B option is mediocre compared to other agencies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Respect and acknowledge the hard work of staff more. Pay staff (on all levels) well for the work they are tirelessly performing.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great company

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    Current Employee - Assistant Superintendent  in  Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Superintendent in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at Jewish Board of Family and Childrens Services full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People feel like family

    Cons

    The pay is below average.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great service you provide the consumers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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