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graham-windham Reviews

Updated October 10, 2014
Updated October 10, 2014
6 Reviews
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6 Reviews
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  1.  

    Multicultural and Community focused

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    Former Employee - Home Based Visitor in Bronx, NY
    Former Employee - Home Based Visitor in Bronx, NY

    I worked at graham-windham full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Reasonable pay and good work life balance

    Cons

    Promotions are a bit slow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Rewarding

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    Former Employee - Child Care Worker in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
    Former Employee - Child Care Worker in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

    I worked at graham-windham full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work if you care about working with under privileged youth. Its almost not a job at all, its like hanging out with children and making their lives better. You are given training to handle difficult situations when they arise. Overall, the benefits outweigh the compensation. Great second job.

    Cons

    Upper management most times do not support staff when those difficult situations dealing with the children. Expect to be found guilty of any action taken with the youth. Although, this did not happen to me. I have seen this happen with other staff members. Moreover, your colleagues will always try to get into your business and sometimes not take work seriously. Don't associate with those people. And expect to work long-long hours.

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    Strict rules need to be upheld when it comes to the youth. Without structure and consequence the youth will always be a problem to staff who work directly with them. And staff must be supported for the program to run smoothly.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    ok job

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at graham-windham

    Pros

    good people, vacation days, health package

    Cons

    high turnover, low pay, long hours

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  5.  

    Graham-Windham is a friendly, supportive agency doing good.

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    Current Employee - B2H WSP in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - B2H WSP in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at graham-windham as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    I love working with the SED/PWDD children assigned to me. If you love direct service to families and need a flexible work schedule, Waiver Service Provision may be for you.

    Cons

    However, this provision requires a lot of planning and paperwork for which one is not adequately compensated. Doing this work from home may not be for you. Families may cancel appointments due to illness, vacation, or other issues beyond one's control; a certain number of hours per week cannot be guaranteed. Also, Graham-Windham does not reimburse for expenses quickly.

    Recommends
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    Clinical Consultant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at graham-windham

    Pros

    The children that I worked with

    Cons

    Bridging the gap between Case Planners and Therapy team

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    none

    Recommends
  7.  

    My experience.

    Current Employee - WSP in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - WSP in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at graham-windham part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    This is a good company to work for if your passion is to help special needs children and their family.
    It can be a good job if you get enough STEADY cases.

    Cons

    It's an on call job. You can work everyday for one week and the next week you dont work at all.

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