OpenDoor Services - Good People to work with, but can be monotonous work | Glassdoor
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"Good People to work with, but can be monotonous work"

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Former Employee - Instructor in Stockton, CA
Former Employee - Instructor in Stockton, CA
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I worked at OpenDoor Services part-time (More than a year)

Pros

The people that run this company are nice to work with, and I enjoyed working with most of the consumers. The company is run professionally, and they provide employees with training. You do not need any experience in the field to work there. As an "instructor", you are assigned 3-4 consumers (developmentally disabled adults) that you are responsible for. The hours are good for a parent, or a night student. You work Mon- Fri, and are typically off around 3:30

Cons

The daily work gets monotonous. You tend to do the same things over and over again. As an instructor, your job is to take the consumers in your care out into the community to learn living skills, and integrate into the community. But there is only so many options of where to go/what to do. So it quickly gets old. Also, some of the consumers have difficult to deal with behaviors. It can be stressful and frustrating. You have to use your own vehicle to transport consumers, and so you need a reliable vehicle that you are willing to put wear on.

Advice to Management

Don't promote your best employees to work with the more difficult behavior consumers; unless you want to offer them a significant raise, and they are interested in working with those consumers. That way, you are likely to keep your employees longer/less turnover. Also, offer some interesting ideas of positive ways to spend the day with the consumers.

Other Employee Reviews for OpenDoor Services

  1. "Great concept, so-so execution"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at OpenDoor Services as an intern

    Pros

    The concept behind OpenDoors is great, but day-to-day operations lack organization. I think that OpenDoors could be great, but not without extensive planning.

    Cons

    Some of the employees don't understand how to behave in a work environment. You can expect to be harassed.

    Advice to Management

    Maybe hold some classes in appropriate conduct. Many of the employees don't understand what is and isn't okay to say to coworkers.

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