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Catholic Charities USA Reviews

Updated October 18, 2017
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Catholic Charities USA President Sister Donna Markham
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Pros
  • because I love helping people and that is one of the main reasons that they exist (in 15 reviews)

  • Supportive work environment; Clearly defined roles and responsibilities (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Super low salary (but that is to be expected in social services non-profit work) (in 22 reviews)

  • Very low pay for comparable position in other companies in the area, employee turn over is high because of the pay (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at Catholic Charities USA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Helping people
    Flexible schedule
    Great employees

    Cons

    Depending on position you may have to go into sketchy neighborhoods to help clients


  2. "SAIF Intensive Case Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Catholic Charities USA full-time

    Pros

    Good staff is amazing to work with.

    Cons

    Unorganized structure and management at the workplace

  3. "Great workplace and colleagues!"

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    Former Employee - Caseworker in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Caseworker in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Catholic Charities USA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Supportive workplace environment.
    Good organizational structures in place.
    Good, helpful colleagues.
    Great mission.

    Cons

    No room for career growth.
    They do not provide any company recommendation on leaving organization.

    Advice to Management

    Please look at internal hiring and providing career opportunities to people with experience.


  4. "Ethics and morals?"

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    Former Employee - Counselor in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Counselor in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Catholic Charities USA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good schedule, flexible, gained experience

    Cons

    no help from HR- useless, place of work was unethical and performing illegal actions, employees working there did not know enough about the population they were working with, overworked, stressful

    Advice to Management

    Hire individuals with more experience- from program directors to residential staff, Have the human resource department ACT like a HR department.


  5. "Clinician"

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

    I have been working at Catholic Charities USA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment and co-workers.

    Cons

    None at all to report.


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Catholic Charities USA full-time

    Pros

    tight community of advocates, great support

    Cons

    Non-profit dependent upon funding - change with the funding status

    Advice to Management

    keep up the great work


  7. "Rules"

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    Former Employee - BHT in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - BHT in Omaha, NE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Catholic Charities USA part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with the patients and some great coworkers

    Cons

    Too many rules, management was really strict and felt like I couldn't be myself.

    Advice to Management

    Loosen up, look at newer models of treatment and don't stick so hard to the old ways of trying to treat people

  8. "Office Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Catholic Charities USA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great community minded organization. Very pleasant working conditions.

    Cons

    Very low pay for comparable position in other companies in the area, employee turn over is high because of the pay.

    Advice to Management

    Raise salaries to get and keep quality employees.


  9. "The Terminator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Catholic Charities USA part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome staff and the vision and mission aligns with my Christian values.

    Cons

    The pay rate is poor.

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay rates


  10. "Social worker I"

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

    I have been working at Catholic Charities USA full-time

    Pros

    Work from home. Our clients

    Cons

    Would like to get paid more. Hiring Salary is based on position and not on experience

    Advice to Management

    Pay on experience. Keep doing what you are doing. I really enjoy working here. The health benefits are pretty good too.


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