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"Great cause to work for"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Coordinator in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Coordinator in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at United Way full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Coworkers are positive and optimistic

Cons

Constrained budgets and compressed timelines

Advice to Management

Continue being open and transparent

United Way Response

Jan 15, 2015 – Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Thanks for your positive review! Like so many nonprofits, we constantly balance between the overwhelming urgency of our mission and the reality of our dependence on charitable giving. We are deeply ... More

Other Employee Reviews for United Way

  1. "Non-profit employment: rewarding and challenging"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Worcester, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at United Way full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great community involvement and connectedness, fantastic co-workers, great learning experiences, challenging and rewarding.

    Cons

    It is challenging to make ends meet with the salary; a second job is not feasible due to the time requirements for certain meetings.

    Advice to Management

    Budget to be able to pay staff appropriately for their work and what the resources they bring in to the organization.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "A start-up feel with 90 years of history"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at United Way full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Thriving culture
    2. Work/Life balance is a priority
    3. Great benefits with generous days off and personal days.

    The future of United Way is brighter than it has ever been – we have the resources, we have the fresh ideas and we have the passion to cut poverty in half by 2020. I’m proud to be part of the UWBA family.

    Cons

    Very fast paced...must be able to effectively meet the demands of proficient time management.

    Advice to Management

    Maintain constant communication and transparency to optimize workplace efficiency

    United Way Response

    Jan 15, 2015 – Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

    Thanks for your great review! Your advice to management is well-taken. Transparency is one of our core values and we are committed to continually improving our communications up, down, and across the ... More

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