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Updated Sep 11, 2022

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3.4
53%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
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Children's Aid President/CEO Phoebe Boyer
Phoebe Boyer
72 Ratings

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  • "Low pay and terrible union.(in 30 reviews)
  • "worked at CAS for well over 5 years in that time I received a masters degree they pay really really low salary.(in 12 reviews)
  • "Poor management(in 8 reviews)
  • "Too top heavy (you have supervisors; then directors (many many directors); then VPs; then a CPO (I think); then the CEO(in 6 reviews)
  • "Long hours and 'comp hours' are rarely used(in 5 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    5 stars

    Mar 29, 2022 - Teacher 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Children are great I live working with them

    Cons

    The salary was not the best

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  2. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Decent company but the pay...

    Sep 1, 2022 - Child and Family Therapist in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Hybrid work offered now. Lots of training opportunities.

    Cons

    Low pay. Other companies pay way more (25k more) for similar work.

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Terrible Wages and Terrible Structure

    Aug 19, 2022 - Program Manager in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great and diverse staff who care about their jobs

    Cons

    Terrible wages and unsupportive executive team

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great team

    Aug 5, 2022 - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    I was a part of a wonderful team of brilliant and passionate people.

    Cons

    None to report at the moment

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    good but could be better

    Jul 21, 2022 - Business Manager 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    friendly work environment work is impactful interacting with kids and families diverse staff

    Cons

    overworked underpaid no stipends or bonus for extra work slow salary increases low starting salaries top management with very little leadership skills minimal to almost none professional development

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee

    It's a good starting job early on in your career.

    Jul 20, 2022 - LMHC 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Positive work environment and good connections with co-workers.

    Cons

    Lower pay and not great benefits in comparison to competitive agencies. Limited opportunities to move up.

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  7. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Leadership was all over the place

    Jul 1, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Benefits were okay, and you were compensated for driving places with your personal car.

    Cons

    leadership was often on a power trip, with little communication between people. led to a lot of animosity in the workplace.

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    CAS

    Jun 28, 2022 - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    They were pretty flexible with hours

    Cons

    When it came down to SYEP they were all over the place.

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Difficult work but worth it as entry into social work field

    Jun 16, 2022 - Family Foster Care Case Planner in Bronx, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Gave me enough experience to begin my MSW program.

    Cons

    Supervisors and directors don’t always see eye to eye with you about the needs of the clients.

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great place

    Jun 1, 2022 - Operations Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Flexibility, ok salary, my supervisor was amazing

    Cons

    Higher ups are very shady and grimey

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Children's Aid Reviews FAQs

Children's Aid has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 253 reviews left anonymously by employees. 53% of employees would recommend working at Children's Aid to a friend and 46% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Children's Aid employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Children's Aid. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

53% of Children's Aid employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Children's Aid 3.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.5 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Children's Aid to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be culture, management, compensation.

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