I worked at YouthBuild Lake County full-time (More than a year)
Staff was amazing - never worked with such a wonderful group who were so committed to the organization's mission.
There are no cons for YBLC!
Advice to Management
Keep doing what you're doing! I loved working at YBLC. There was not a single person who was a Debbie or Donald Downer - everyone was friendly, helpful and committed.
I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at YouthBuild Lake County (North Chicago, IL) in April 2013.
I had one interview that was done in person, they needed help desperately and had grant money from AmeriCorps they needed to use or they'd lose the money. I was referred by an employee and offered the job on the spot. I interviewed with two people, a manager and program director. Both are very friendly and probably the only staff that treated people with respect.
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