Youth Villages
2.5 of 5 121 reviews
www.youthvillages.org Memphis, TN 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Great Organization with opportunities to advance

Behavioral Youth Counselor (Former Employee)
Memphis, TN

ProsHire within. Promote within. They really care about all employees.

ConsIf you are working with at-risk youth, you're going to have to deal with some stress.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you are doing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good experience, long hours

    Bilingual Family Intervention Specialist (Former Employee)
    Memphis, TN

    I worked at Youth Villages full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Great employee training, good experience if you are looking to advance in the social services field, a lot of room for advancement within the company.… Cons: Low starting pay, although that is almost all social work jobs. You will work long hours if you are involved with direct care, to the… Advice to Senior Management: Listen more to front line staff and ask for feedback. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    It was like being in an abusive relationship - you just need to get out before it kills you....

    Family Intervention Specialist (Current Employee)
    Woburn, MA

    I have been working at Youth Villages full-time for more than a year


    Pros: The families I worked with. DCF relationships that followed me out… Cons: Management Working 14 days straight during on-call without any break… Advice to Senior Management: Clean house & start over with upper management & you might have a chance - right now… 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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