Volunteers of America - Working with good hearts, low technology, & little outside-the-box thinking was hard for a more head, less heart type. | Glassdoor
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"Working with good hearts, low technology, & little outside-the-box thinking was hard for a more head, less heart type."

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Anchorage, AK
Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Anchorage, AK

Pros

Great entry level work in the human services, mental health, chemical dependency counseling fields
Excellent benefits for full time employees incl. medical, dental, vision, life insurance & paid vacation and sick day accrual
Fulfilling work with nonprofit sector
Can become "tenured" in position and stay employed for a long time

Cons

Very low technology and behind the times approach to information management
Low competition and low room for advancement within agency
Resistant to change, outside-the-box thinking, alternative methods
Not excellent at planning ahead, organizing
HR complaints not handled well

Advice to Management

Be ready to listen to your employees and actually confront difficult people. Deceit and sidestepping issues only leads to unrest, dissatisfaction and strife in the work place. Resolution is not achieved through avoidance.

Other Employee Reviews for Volunteers of America

  1. "Semi satisfactory"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lanham Seabrook, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lanham Seabrook, MD

    Pros

    Great project development opportunities and expansion

    Cons

    everything is consensus driven and decisions get put on a backburner

    Advice to Management

    listen to staff


  2. "Very Rewarding Experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Outreach Worker in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Outreach Worker in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Helping Communities & People
    Fullfilling Work
    Enjoyable to go to work

    Cons

    Strictly Non-Profit
    No Negotiating Wages
    Not a lot of Pay

    Advice to Management

    Do not appear better or more intelligent than your other branches


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