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Children's Aid Reviews

Updated 4 Nov 2019

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3.1
40%
Recommend to a Friend
75%
Approve of CEO
Children's Aid CEO Phoebe Boyer
Phoebe Boyer
26 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working with children and seeing them enjoy themselves(in 6 reviews)

  • "Probation is only 90 days; flexible schedule; trauma informed organization; really hard to get fired here; tuition assistance program(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay with little opportunity for earning more, despite credentials(in 16 reviews)

  • "Long hours and/or staying late more than most jobs(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Payroll Specialist 

    I worked at Children's Aid full-time

    Pros

    Team was really good and understanding

    Cons

    I dont have any negative feedback

    Children's Aid2019-08-01
  2. "Caring organization"

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    Former Employee - Social Worker in Bronx, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Children's Aid full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    co workers innovative programs large reach in NYC

    Cons

    low paid disorganized disconnected from other units/depts programs keep changing

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    Children's Aid2019-11-04
  3. "OK"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Controller in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Aid full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They have good benefits: 403B and health

    Cons

    There is no teamwork in the department

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    Children's Aid2019-10-09
  4. "Ok place to work"

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    Current Employee - Prevention Specialist in Fair Lawn, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Aid full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Long standing employment gets benefits. Assist with reimbursement for school

    Cons

    Very catty and unprofessional demeanor from some of the employers.

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    Children's Aid2019-09-04
  5. "Stay away."

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    Former Employee - Teacher in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Children's Aid full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I have nothing positive to say

    Cons

    Lack of management, poor communication, no support, overload of work, team constantly calling out, low pay, lack of interpersonal skills, awful union, facilities in poor conditions

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    Children's Aid2019-08-22
  6. "A positive experience. Limited opportunities for growth."

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    Current Employee - Foster Care Supervisor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Aid full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Very professional environment. Well regarded agency

    Cons

    Foster Care is difficult work.

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    Children's Aid2019-07-08
  7. "Horrible"

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    Former Employee - Social Worker in Bronx, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Children's Aid full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Met some cool co-workers and met some cool people in the DOE

    Cons

    Pay sucks, management sucks, there is no form of discipline if you mess up so you might be let go

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    Children's Aid2019-07-28
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome Company: Would Recommend Working Here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Children's Aid part-time

    Pros

    Passionate, friendly, and interesting staff Amazing mission

    Cons

    Slow and old structure; things like on-boarding take forever.

    Children's Aid2019-06-09
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Teacher assistant"

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    Current Employee - Teacher Assistant in New York, NY

    I have been working at Children's Aid full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots if room for growth. Great staff. Very understanding boss. Great coworkers.

    Cons

    Depends on what early childhood site you work at. Low pay and terrible union.

    Children's Aid2019-04-10
  10. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Aid full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    2% raise a year, flexible schedule, easy going peers, multiple locations so its you wont have to move, never boring, working with and helping children in need.

    Cons

    Can be hectic at times depending on the position, long hours at times, misbehaving children depending on the position.

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    Children's Aid2019-03-27
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