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Helpful (1)

Best in the field for employees and clients

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Assistant Psychologist in Flushing, NY
Current Employee - Assistant Psychologist in Flushing, NY

I have been working at YAI National Institute full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

- Good benefits for full-time employees including free basic healthcare plan for the employee (upgrades available), medical "Benny" card to help pay for prescriptions and copays
- For eligible direct-contact employees (including Direct Service Professionals), annual bonuses reward staff for specialized competencies such as Medication Administration certification. The company will train you for these competencies and then give you monetary rewards for using and re-certifying your knowledge each year.
- Annual Staff Day celebration honors employees with lunch and monetary awards, including education scholarships and merit-based honor awards. If you're the type who goes above and beyond, people notice and encourage it with reward.
- Can be flexible with your schedule if you have other responsibilities, such as college classes or family demands.
- Frequent trainings, easily accessible resources, and helpful management ensure you can be confident about expectations and how to best perform.
- Other companies refer to our training services, manuals, and information for teaching their employees

Cons

- Salaries in this field aren't the highest. Although you will be paid well within industry standards, you aren't likely to get rich quick.

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Less than ideal

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at YAI National Institute full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Self-satisfaction from working for an organization that does a good thing for society.
    - Good work/life balance

    Cons

    - horrible pay
    - no growth potential
    - company values tenure too much
    - talented staff leaves for reasons listed above

    Advice to Management

    Tenure with the company does not mean a person is capable of handling a management position.

  2. Helpful (2)

    providing services to the developmentally disabled has given me a sense of self worth and made me a better person

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Residential Assistant Supervisor in Ronkonkoma, NY
    Current Employee - Residential Assistant Supervisor in Ronkonkoma, NY

    I have been working at YAI National Institute

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I can safely say that YAI NIPD is one of the leading organizations in its field.

    Cons

    as with all other organizations in this field non profit pay is below average for the amount of work done

    Advice to Management

    continue to strive to be pioneers in the field

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