LIAFS Reviews

Updated July 11, 2015
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  1. I am a very satisfied employee at LIAFS

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Child Care Worker in Stony Brook, NY
    Current Employee - Child Care Worker in Stony Brook, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at LIAFS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment, Administration is supportive and fair. This is not an easy job by any means,, but well worth it. I have been here for almost four years. The Executive Director tells us that we all have important roles here and that's why the agency runs well.

    Cons

    I have to travel almost 4o minutes to work each day

    Advice to Management

    Know that your employees appreciate all that you do for us and the kids and families we work with.


  2. Executive Director is a Crook!!

    Former Employee - Child Care Worker in Central Islip, NY
    Former Employee - Child Care Worker in Central Islip, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The residents are the best! Although they are children with troubled pasts, they are willing to do better if given the proper attention.

    Cons

    Since this is a non profit organization, they get all these donations of things for the children and never give it to them. Valerie Kopetic the director should be in jail!!!

    Advice to Management

    They still have Diane Aquino on the website and she's been gone and under investigation since 2013. Start treating your employers and residents like crap!!!!


  3. A very unorganized and grossly operated organization!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Childcare
    Current Employee - Childcare
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at LIAFS part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    There are no pros to working for this company other than the residents that we serve and provide for.

    Cons

    Residents are not provided with the best quality of care. Staff are very underappreciate and not provided with enough support. Staff are not allowed to be creative and proactive. Managements position on staff is "Be seen and not heard."

    Advice to Management

    Management forgets that the reason we are in this line of work is to help young people. Young people we receive have been through some very enduring times and have dealt with unfathomable life situations. We should be providing these young people with an environment that is positive allowing them to flourish so that when their stays have come to an end, they can leaving knowing that they are an asset to society. Instead the program confines these young people and places upon them strict rules and farcical restrictions prohibiting these young people have positive growth. These young people have dealt with enough hardship, provide them with the quality of care they desire, instead their voices fall on deaf ears.


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  5. Love the work enviroment

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Fulfilling, love my coworkers, learn a lot

    Cons

    Hectic, stressful at times but a good job


  6. Top notch Social Service agency that us run very well.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Support Staff in Stony Brook, NY
    Current Employee - Support Staff in Stony Brook, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at LIAFS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Treats employees very well.....salaries are competitive; opportunities for advancement!

    Cons

    Do not have many employee openings at this time...

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what yo are doing!!


  7. Great Social Services Agency

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Social Worker in Centereach, NY
    Current Employee - Social Worker in Centereach, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at LIAFS full-time

    Pros

    Well regarded social service agency. Experienced management and consistently developing new programs for the community. Administration values employees and treats them well.

    Cons

    Very structured work place, which is good. Sometimes wish we had a bit more free time during the day, besides our lunch hour.

    Advice to Management

    Continue all of the good work that you do.


  8. Provides support and services to Long Island's youth and families

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Stony Brook, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in Stony Brook, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at LIAFS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Values their employees and offers great services!

    Cons

    Wish there were even more employment opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going strong and doing what you are doing!



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