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Boys & Girls Clubs of America Director Reviews

Updated Feb 3, 2020

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3.7
66%
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76%
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Boys & Girls Clubs of America President Jim Clark
Jim Clark
43 Ratings
  1. "Positive Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Executive Director in Fairbanks, AK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs of America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Supportive community & lots of freedom to explore personal and professional growth.

    Cons

    Fairbanks is a small community.

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America2019-06-12
  2. "Great organization"

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    Former Employee - Director of Development in Brea, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs of America full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Some of the best,good hearted,smart people work here. Family environment,leadership and on going training a plus! They really hire a culturally diverse group of staff. Which benefits the kids that go there for care. Great internship programs available. Very reputable organization.

    Cons

    As with many non profits,the pay is super low, too many hats for 1 employee,plus No medical benefits for most employees,and no opportunity to participate in a 401k program. 😣

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    Boys & Girls Clubs of America2019-06-03
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great Mission, Great Place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Director in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs of America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful group of people. Incredible mission to support. Flexible work schedules.

    Cons

    Maybe a little top heavy but probably not too different than similar organizations. Advancement opportunities and career path not so clear for some.

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    Boys & Girls Clubs of America2019-05-24
  4. "Overall good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Director of Education 

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

    Pros

    Great team and fun place to work

    Cons

    Can be stressful at time and low pay

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America2019-05-01
  5. "Challenging"

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    Former Employee - Resource Director 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs of America full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Incredible organization doing powerful work.

    Cons

    At the time, administrative leads were not in sync at the location where I worked.

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    Boys & Girls Clubs of America2019-04-05
  6. "Supervising staff and members"

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    Current Employee - Unit Director in Garfield, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs of America part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    variety of avenues for child care experience youth attending flexibility with schedule

    Cons

    pay barely any room to grow into full time staff training is insufficient

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    Boys & Girls Clubs of America2019-04-02
  7. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Site Director 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs of America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Love working with the kids

    Cons

    Lot of national campaign money gets little on local club level

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America2019-03-21
  8. "Poor employee engagement"

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    Current Employee - Site Director 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs of America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits. Work-life balance. Positively impact families and youth in the area.

    Cons

    Ineffective upper management. Low employee engagement and satisfaction. Poor communication between upper level management and program staff.

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    Boys & Girls Clubs of America2019-04-04
  9. "Great company culture"

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    Current Employee - Director in Elgin, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Boys & Girls Clubs of America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Staff are friendly and culture is flexible and adapting.

    Cons

    Fast paced environment to get used to

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America2019-03-14
  10. "Lots of opportunities to make a difference"

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    Former Employee - Director 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boys & Girls Clubs of America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    If you love to travel, lots of opportunities to do so. Lots of people have worked here for many many years. Good retention. Inspiring CEO.

    Cons

    Seems to be lots of turnover in certain departments.

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America2019-03-14

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