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Habitat for Humanity Reviews

Updated October 26, 2017
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Habitat for Humanity CEO and Director Jonathan T. M. Reckford
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  • As a non-profit expect lower end compensation (in 42 reviews)

  • A Board of Directors - Out of Touch (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Jacksonville, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Habitat for Humanity (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work, and benifits made it tolerable

    Cons

    Bad pay, and bad structure

    Advice to Management

    none.


  2. "Construction Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Construction Assistant in Bryan, TX
    Former Employee - Construction Assistant in Bryan, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Habitat for Humanity part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Learn how to build a house
    - Network
    - Good team of guys

    Cons

    - Have to work on Saturdays
    - Work will be outside
    - Will deal with volunteers with no house experience

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "Application development III"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Habitat for Humanity full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I worked because of the Habitat mission, building decent houses, everyone has a decent place to live

    Cons

    Hit and miss on management


  4. "Personnel"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Habitat for Humanity full-time

    Pros

    Excellent customer service and high workforce morale

    Cons

    inappropriate language and not always the most dedicated to their jobs

    Advice to Management

    Please evaluate your employees.


  5. "Intern - Overall Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Stuff were very friendly and willing to teaching you anything

    Cons

    Tasks could be more challenging


  6. "HFH"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Habitat for Humanity full-time

    Pros

    You are able to work with diverse groups who share a unified mission to change the world one house at a time

    Cons

    There really are not a lot.


  7. "Great place to work - caring and passionate co-workers"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Habitat for Humanity as an intern

    Pros

    Working with passionate people out to help in the world is amazing.

    Cons

    Twin Cities location was getting very large. Seemed to be losing site of its purpose.

  8. "Great place to volunteer"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly staff, very nice locations (sometimes)

    Cons

    Staff dislike what each/other is doing.

    Advice to Management

    Know the people you higher


  9. "Volunteer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer
    Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    So many people helping out when I volunteered made things more enjoyable

    Cons

    No downsides to helping the community

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Director at Habitat"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Habitat for Humanity full-time

    Pros

    Good values and mission focus. Committed and friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Poor career development options at Habitat

    Advice to Management

    Build a career path for employees


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