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Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services Reviews

Updated November 19, 2017
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Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services CEO David Rivel
David Rivel
41 Ratings

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Pros
  • Good professional environment for clinical social workers (in 4 reviews)

  • good training for social workers, fair benefits, excellent holiday allowance, good amount of vacation time (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Bureaucracy which is common in most non-for-profit organizations (in 6 reviews)

  • LOW PAY for the bs you have to deal with (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great experience in a large organization"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services full-time

    Pros

    The people I worked with were dedicated to the youth

    Cons

    There was often a disconnect between staff and upper management


  2. "Social Work Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Social Work Supervisor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Social Work Supervisor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I have autonomy and the ability to shape how I spend each day working to support a population I care deeply about using a wide range of skills.

    Cons

    There is little or no room for advancement and one is easily pigeon holed in their level and compensation range for long periods of time.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your people and create paths for career advancement.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Sad but true."

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    Former Employee - Administrator On Duty in Hawthorne, NY
    Former Employee - Administrator On Duty in Hawthorne, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, opportunity to grow, organization has many different programs throughout the NYC area that work to the highest levels.

    Cons

    Organization culture in some Agency programs is very toxic, the main organization is about inclusion, however the Adolescent program in Hawthorne New York lacks inclusion, and fosters a culture of injustice.


  4. "sr milieu counselor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services (Less than a year)

    Pros

    build relationships with the youth

    Cons

    bad management and communication between directors and staff. under pay. not much growth in company


  5. "Therapist"

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    Current Employee - Therapist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Therapist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good company and great management

    Cons

    No overtime for work that is required

    Advice to Management

    Need more work/life balance


  6. "Administration"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services full-time

    Pros

    Compared to other agencies the expectation is set and the incidents are less

    Cons

    Low pay rates. Company doesn't acknowledge some national holidays mainly Jewish holidays but there maybe 5% Jewish residents here or less


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Psychotherapist
    Former Employee - Psychotherapist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    opportunity for trainings, good vacation, time off

    Cons

    upper management is not the best

    Advice to Management

    treat employees better

  8. Helpful (1)

    "review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services full-time

    Pros

    freedom to choose options and like

    Cons

    mismanaged, chaotic, disorganized, revolving door


  9. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The objective of the company is great and most employees are there to help others. The atmosphere in my office is great, very cooperative. Management has open door policy and are available when needed.

    Cons

    Pay is far below what even other non-profits offer employees

    Advice to Management

    Pay your line staff what they deserve.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Milieu Counselor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility in the way your work day goes.

    Cons

    No room for growth within the agency


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