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Updated February 13, 2018
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Pros
  • Great mission, dedicated colleagues and volunteers (in 12 reviews)

  • Flexibility, great cause, team work (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • Normal challenges of working for non profit (in 14 reviews)

  • There is a poor work life balance (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Operations and all around secretary"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alzheimer's Association full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good cause and good non profit

    Cons

    Normal challenges of working for non profit


  2. "Strong dreams for the future"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Excellent group that truly is passionate about helping people.

    Cons

    Some fundraising projects feel too aimless.

  3. "IT"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alzheimer's Association full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits and opportunities to work with great technology

    Cons

    the pay is on the lower side but not bad for non-profit

    Advice to Management

    Communication is big


  4. "Director of Development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Alzheimer's Association full-time

    Pros

    Important cause with dedicated employees

    Cons

    Senior management not very strong


  5. "Development Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Alzheimer's Association full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Great and tremendously important cause
    -Phenomenal Volunteers
    -Walks to End Alzheimer's are incredibly meaningful events to organize
    -Good benefits

    Cons

    -High goals with limited local support
    -National office out of touch with needs of local communities in which they ask you fundraise

    Advice to Management

    -Focus more on local programs, services and research efforts
    -Inflated salaries of Executive Leadership at National Office
    -Diversify Executive Leadership


  6. "sr director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Alzheimer's Association full-time

    Pros

    great opportunities to learn, great career experience

    Cons

    no work-life balance...no life other than work


  7. "Private Duty RN"

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    Former Employee - RN Alzheimer's in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - RN Alzheimer's in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Alzheimer's Association part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours to work in family responsibilities

    Cons

    Difficult to watch patient decline

  8. "Pros and cons"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Agency is mission driven and hires dedicated employees and clients .

    Cons

    Employees given heavy workloads, get poor raises and creativity is discouraged.

    Advice to Management

    Leaders are controlling


  9. "Walk Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alzheimer's Association full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, great cause, team work

    Cons

    low pay, financial constraints,


  10. "Systems Administrator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alzheimer's Association full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good learning opportunities and decent pay package in a beautiful downtown location

    Cons

    Work life balance was poor
    Was laying off top earners to save money

    Advice to Management

    Stop laying of top earners


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