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  1. "Program Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Center for the Disability Services Foundation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Having a meaningful job.
    Relatively high job security.
    Working with like minded people.
    Supportive company.

    Cons

    Non profit means sometimes there isn't money to support better wages.
    As with any company, some supervisors are not perfect.
    High turnover rate.

    Advice to Management

    If changes are necessary, explain the why and be understanding.


  2. "Adm Asst II"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Center for the Disability Services Foundation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good health benefits, 401k, and offers paid vacation

    Cons

    sick time separate from the two week paid vacation would be nice.

  3. "Volunteer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Center for the Disability Services Foundation part-time

    Pros

    Positive environment with individuals seeking to care for patients

    Cons

    Lack of organized, structured activities/lessons/therapy within patients day.


  4. "Program manager"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Center for the Disability Services Foundation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great experience, great employees, rewarding work

    Cons

    poor pay rate, minimal opportunity for promotion


  5. "Staff aide"

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

    Pros

    Staff appreciation events throughout the year

    Cons

    Pay. Staff turnover. Management.


  6. "Not great, not terrible"

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    Former Employee - Finance Assistant in Albany, NY
    Former Employee - Finance Assistant in Albany, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Center for the Disability Services Foundation full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I liked what the company stood for

    Cons

    Work was boring, not much to do


  7. "Its a job"

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

    I have been working at Center for the Disability Services Foundation full-time

    Pros

    Co workers and consumers make the job fun

    Cons

    Any thing corporate (your always in the wrong)

  8. Helpful (1)

    "CFDS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Center for the Disability Services Foundation full-time

    Pros

    The nature of the work can be very rewarding
    Good learning experience
    Paid training
    Decent benefits

    Cons

    Little room for advancement
    Low cap for wages
    Paid time off policy is less than optimal


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Finance Assistant"

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

    Pros

    Co-workers are enjoyable to work with.

    Cons

    The pay is very low. Pay doesn't match hard work.

    Advice to Management

    Better supervisors


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Eye opening, rewarding, opportunity opening."

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    Current Employee - Resident Counselor II in Guilderland, NY
    Current Employee - Resident Counselor II in Guilderland, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Center for the Disability Services Foundation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A learning experience, it's very rewarding, and the people you meet are very open when you need help with something.

    Cons

    Sometimes hours are not flexible, shifts are sometimes very long. The dot system (overnights). Sometimes there is a lot of drama.

    Advice to Management

    Be less intimidating to approach, do not change schedule of employee without trying to work with them.


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