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Boys & Girls Clubs Reviews

Updated November 14, 2018
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  • "Advancement past part-time can be difficult" (in 56 reviews)

  • "like any non-profit, salaries are often lower than market average" (in 42 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

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

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    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


  2. "Jr consuler"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wellington, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wellington, FL
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Kids will love u staff and employees treat u like family very family oriented we all care about each other

    Cons

    kids will be kids meaning u have to maintain yo compure

  3. "Okay for a first job"

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    Current Employee - Instructor in McAllen, TX
    Current Employee - Instructor in McAllen, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice environment and fun to work at

    Cons

    Low pay and not enough hours


  4. "Ydp- Youth Development Specialist/professional"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Ability to inspire children and teach the about the choices they make and how they can make the difference in their futures.

    Cons

    Always going to put in more ours than you get paid because their is so many needs that need to be met.


  5. "Youth Development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carson, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carson, CA
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    I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs part-time

    Pros

    Creating your own programs, fun , great kids, impacting lives

    Cons

    Facility needs updates and better features to accommodate programs.


  6. "Development Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great cause, great people, competitive pay.

    Cons

    The development team was scattered in seperate offices which made communication and teamwork difficult.


  7. "Great college job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You will always have weekends and holidays off and also done working by 6pm every day

    Cons

    The pay is not the best. But enough if a college student

  8. "Highly recommend"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs full-time

    Pros

    It is highly rewarding to work with children. There is opportunity to move up in the organization.

    Cons

    The leader to child ratio, at times, was out of hand.


  9. "Academic Success Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You work with an amazing staff that really cares about you, and has your back

    Cons

    We have some trouble filling our YDS positions.

    Advice to Management

    Getting to know your employees is so key the development and operation of a good club.


  10. "Full time"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs full-time

    Pros

    Great insurance plans for full time employees

    Cons

    Management does not always understand loyalty


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