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Youth Villages High School

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Overnight Teacher Counselor in Memphis, TN
Current Employee - Overnight Teacher Counselor in Memphis, TN

I have been working at Youth Villages full-time (Less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The sad part about this is that there aren't any pros. The check would have to be the only pro.

Cons

The leadership cares about the leadership. It's a popularity vote when it comes to promotions and quarterly awards. If you are applying for the Teacher Counselor position look for another job now. You do not get paid enough for the work they have you doing.

Advice to Management

Treat employees other than leadership equally. Think about others lives outside of Youth Villages

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Good Job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Teacher Counselor in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Teacher Counselor in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Youth Villages full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Low pay is the single worst issue


  2. Helpful (7)

    I stayed way longer than I should have

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN

    I worked at Youth Villages full-time (More than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Growing company, meaningful mission, great people doing the actual work. Upper management makes good money and great benefits. Due to fast national growth, lots of opportunity for advancement on the direct care side.

    Cons

    Plantation mentality, only wants young, inexperienced workers who can be molded to their corporate line. Also, front line workers are expected to work horrendous hours with little to no time off and little pay. Turnover on the front lines is off the chart - at the time I left they were lucky to keep folks for six months.

    Advice to Management

    Please treat your workers like human beings.


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