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Boys & Girls Clubs Reviews

Updated September 20, 2018
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  • "Advancement past part-time can be difficult" (in 54 reviews)

  • "Being a non-profit, the pay isn’t much" (in 40 reviews)

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  1. "Group Leader"

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    Former Employee - Group Leader in Lawrence, KS
    Former Employee - Group Leader in Lawrence, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They are a great community to work for and their core values truly empower and motivate the youth of the community.

    Cons

    Sometimes specific schools were understaffed or co-workers were not a good fit for the job.


  2. "Good first job"

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    Current Employee - Lifegurd & Swim Instructor in Salem, NH
    Current Employee - Lifegurd & Swim Instructor in Salem, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good starting pay, if a student at Salem high school you can get a free parking pass

    Cons

    Difficult to find people to cover shifts

  3. "Incredibly committed team delivering game-changing programs to vulnerable children."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Committed team members bonded by love of working with kids.

    Cons

    relatively low salaries in overall youth development field

    Advice to Management

    focus on providing key programs really well instead of trying to do all programs


  4. "Great team-based, friendly work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great to connect with community, perks such as free tickets and supplies from partners.

    Cons

    Communication and data collection across multiple teams and programs can be slow and frustrating.


  5. "Art teacher"

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    Former Employee - Art Teacher in Fillmore, CA
    Former Employee - Art Teacher in Fillmore, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It is an incredibly rewarding job. Really enjoyed the work environment, my coworkers, and boss.

    Cons

    Since we were from a small community budget was tight at times.

    Advice to Management

    None, management was awesome.


  6. "Best Job Ever"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs part-time

    Pros

    - Rebuilding Community
    - Youth Development
    - Perfect Job for Undergrad

    Cons

    - Low Pay
    - Growth within the organization


  7. "Youth development specialist"

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    Current Employee - Youth Development Specialist in Redlands, CA
    Current Employee - Youth Development Specialist in Redlands, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs part-time

    Pros

    Fun, awesome staff and supervisor, and loving kids!! Monday - Friday job and weekends off!

    Cons

    Hours but it’s perfect if you go to school!

    Advice to Management

    No issues with management, very open to talk about anything.

  8. "Babab"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs part-time

    Pros

    Mission, high autonomy, colleagues, professional development

    Cons

    Lower pay, lack of resources and turnover

    Advice to Management

    While securing funding is important culture is as equally so


  9. "Program Aide"

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    Former Employee - Program Aide in Elma, NY
    Former Employee - Program Aide in Elma, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The staff was extremely friendly and working with the kids was fun and rewarding

    Cons

    There were really no cons

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!


  10. "Good start"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs part-time

    Pros

    If you want to work with kids this is a good start.

    Cons

    Pay is not great and not a lot of career advancements available


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