United Way
3.4 of 5 174 reviews
www.liveunited.org Alexandria, VA 150 to 499 Employees

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Great Opportunity to Network in the Nonprofit / Public Sector

Program Officer (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA

ProsNetworking opportunities, work/life balance, autonomous

ConsLimited opportunities for upward professional movement

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good workplace but challenging times

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at United Way


    Pros: United Way has a good mission in empowering people to participate in their families and community.… Cons: Like in many nonprofits, if you want to earn a big salary you shouldn't… More
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    Disheartening, dysfunctional, unappreciative, top heavy, no vision or community outcomes

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at United Way


    Pros: Access to many nonprofits, but relationship building is not valued. Cons: Relationship building is not valued. No organizational vision. No focus on making a difference in the community. No value to outcomes. Organization only values revenue and PR. Not appreciative of… Advice to Senior Management: Empower "lower level" staff, do not over pay senior staff, appreciate hard working staff, create long lasting relationships with outside organizations that will make a… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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