Children's Aid Reviews

Updated Apr 17, 2021

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Children's Aid President/CEO Phoebe Boyer
Phoebe Boyer
44 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working with children and seeing them enjoy themselves(in 6 reviews)

  • "Good people that want to make a difference(in 5 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Really low pay, especially in comparison to the weekly hours(in 18 reviews)

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

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great place to work at. High quality services to children and adolescents.

      Mar 10, 2021 - Deputy Director in New York, NY
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      Pros

      It is great to be part of such a professional and carrying team.

      Cons

      Non-competitive salaries and no bonus incentives

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Social Workers

      Apr 17, 2021 - Social Worker in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to build career

      Cons

      Minimal room for growth oppertunities

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good

      Apr 1, 2021 - MST-CAN Therapist in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Great and supportive culture with fair pay with opportunity to gain clinical hours quickly

      Cons

      High documentation workload and stressful caseload population

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      A review

      Apr 3, 2021 - Instructor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The mission is important for the areas.

      Cons

      The facilities needed to be updated

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Stands by its mission and commitment to staff and families

      Feb 22, 2021 - Director in Bronx, NY
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      Pros

      Opportunities for Advancement, Committed to DEI Initiatives, Great Benefits, Excellent Supervision, Excellent Onboarding Training Program

      Cons

      Need to strengthen IT and CQI departments

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    6. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Disorganize poor salary and benefits

      Mar 29, 2021 - SBHC Health Educator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      School breaks or vacation time

      Cons

      Poor salary and benefits, health insurance is really expensive and does cover all.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great organization

      Feb 24, 2021 - Program Manager 
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      Pros

      Children's Aid does great work in the communities it serves

      Cons

      Diconnect between leadership and those working on the ground

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      A bit u organized

      Apr 2, 2021 - After School Counselor 
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      Pros

      Creating bonds with some of the children.

      Cons

      No structure. Felt like babysitting

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      First job out of school

      Mar 23, 2021 - Foster Care Case Planner 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You learn a lot, tons of field work so great for someone who doesn't like being in an office

      Cons

      Supervision isn't always the best, difficult case loads

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      IT was a positive experience

      Feb 4, 2021 - Case Manager in Bronx, NY
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      Pros

      IT was a balanced work life experience in the Bronx office

      Cons

      The clients we services were hard to deal with

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