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www.eckerd.org
Clearwater, FL
1001 to 5000 employees
1964
Nonprofit Organization
Non-Profit
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Working at Eckerd Youth Alternatives

Eckerd Kids (Eckerd Youth Alternatives) is a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, that has given much-needed second chances to more than 200,000 children and families since its founding by Jack and Ruth Eckerd in 1968. Eckerd Kids serves more ... Read more

Mission: Eckerd Kids’ mission is to provide and share solutions that promote the well-being of children and families in need of a second chance.

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    Former Employee - IT Support Technician in Clearwater, FL

    I worked at Eckerd Youth Alternatives (More than a year)

    Pros

    There were only 4 of us in Dept. so we were able to all aspects of Support.

    Cons

    Having only 4 people in Dept. Created havoc at times.

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    Direct Care Supervisor Interview

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    Declined Offer
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    Interview

    Interview was long and with the director only. He showed me the whole facility and explained how a lot of things worked. After two hours we get to the silly part 16 hour days very little time off no overtime at 34k which is beyond ridiculous. Best part seem like spending all day with the kids outside would whip you in shape.

    Interview Questions

    • Experience working with at risk youth, how would you handle assaults, promote the program, most youth counselors are straight out of college and need direction how would you go about that etc.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Pay and hours

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Eckerd Youth Alternatives Awards & Accolades

  • Top Intern Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
  • Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
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