Youth Villages

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Rewarding place to work, great atmosphere and emphasis on doing what works for kids and families

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Manager in Woburn, MA
Current Employee - Manager in Woburn, MA

I have been working at Youth Villages full-time

Pros

Rewarding successes, good benefits, great co-workers

Cons

nonprofit pay is never high

Advice to ManagementAdvice

lighten work schedules

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Negative experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Youth Villages full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you are a desperate for a job, YV is always hiring because of their extremely high turnover rate. And that is pretty much the only "pro"...

    Cons

    Low salary, long hours, and total lack of appreciation from management. Clinical staff earn almost nothing. Senior officers and directors openly acknowledge that clinical staff are replaceable and completely dispensable.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay employees a decent wage. Show some respect for the hundreds of employees who interact with the kids and their families!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Burn out is an understatement!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Clinical Supervisor in Woburn, MA
    Former Employee - Clinical Supervisor in Woburn, MA

    I worked at Youth Villages full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    working with families and collaterals, seeing the success of the youth and their families!

    Cons

    work hours are unreal! expect to leave your life at the door if you choose to work there! The admins care more about $ than the health of their employees! The client knows best, yet the admins shove unnecessary extensions which makes our families and collaterals displeased. The mileage expense reimbursed is much lower than the national average. The admins focus too much on the output (called scorecard) where you get graded on documentation. Upper management are hypocritical and abusive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get real and appreciate your staff!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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