Jewish Community Center
3.6 of 5 34 reviews
jewish community center.org Saint Louis, MO

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Great mission and innovative programming, employees underpaid yet appreciated.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Saint Paul, MN

ProsDiverse community--many cultures and all ages. Scholarship awards. Employee Appreciation Week. Fitness center discount. Cultural events: films, music, plays, contests. Relaxed dress code and atmosphere. Serving members who are grateful for all the center offers, especially the elderly.

ConsLow pay is typical for a non-profit community center. Sometimes rigid rules prevent employee initiative and creativity. Some managers have been there for over 20 years, which sometimes leads to an automatic response of "we have always done it this way." But it also means that there are experienced managers who really know the ins and outs.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe open to more ideas from employees about possible changes to improve. Provide a confidential way for employees to make suggestions. At the annual meeting, show employees how some of their ideas were acted upon in the past year and what a great difference they made (saving money, better service to members, making the work easier). Pay a few employees (representing different departments) to attend committee meetings held four times a year to discuss how to implement any changes that affect the workers. Publish the positive results in an employee news letter.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Pre School Teachjer (Current Employee)
    West Hartford, CT

    I have been working at Jewish Community Center


    Pros: Easy place to work, people are nice, lots of time of for Jewish… Cons: Pay is not good and the health benefits are not good either. The people who… Advice to Senior Management: They should streamline the place, cut back on the dead weight and… More
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    Friendly, Relaxed Atmosphere

    Certified Personal Trainer (Former Employee)
    San Antonio, TX

    I worked at Jewish Community Center


    Pros: Staff was easy to get along with Pay was above average and fair throughout Decent benefits - Free use… Cons: Only receive health coverage and benefits packages if you work 40hr/wk or more and they tend to cut off your work load at around… Advice to Senior Management: Maybe don't promote the fact that you offer great benefits if you wont allow people to accumulate the sufficient hours to attain them. Other than… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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