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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Youth Villages (More than a year)

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

Pros

My experiences with Youth Villages have been extremely challenging both personally, professionally but also rewarding.
The daily interactions with working with children will keep you young.

Cons

The hours and schedule of ANY position can be extremely stressful. The sixteen hour shifts on the weekend can really burn you out.

Advice to Management

Allow more breaks the job is very stressful.

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  1. Helpful (6)

    It has a good developmental experience

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher Counselor in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Teacher Counselor in Memphis, TN

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    they have great leadership development programs

    Cons

    it is prone to becoming a psychologically stressful work environment

    Advice to Management

    make it a business priority to develop more incentives for teacher counselors


  2. Helpful (3)

    Wasn't for me...

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN

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

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great organization, sincere interest in helping at-risk youth and families

    Cons

    Very demanding work - hours and hours of documentation outside of hours required for each client; many meetings - some beneficial, some not so much, scheduled every week, interfering with ability to meet demands of client sessions. Most employees lack experience and necessary training - approach seems more of a "fake it til you make it" philosophy, at least with my supervisor.


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