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Marys Center For Maternal and Child Care Reviews

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  1. "Mary's Center"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Marys Center For Maternal and Child Care full-time

    Pros

    Decent Start Pay, A month of PTO, and Raises

    Cons

    30 minute lunches and small lunch room

    Advice to Management

    Encourage employees in entry level positions to reach for their dreams


  2. "Social services"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Support in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Support in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Marys Center For Maternal and Child Care full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great teams and families

    Cons

    Hard to move up

    Advice to Management

    Hire within


  3. "Child Find Coordinator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Child Find Coordinator in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Child Find Coordinator in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Love working with Families; great organization to work for

    Cons

    No downside, they've been very supportive due to my disability


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Grew Too Fast"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Marys Center For Maternal and Child Care (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great mission, super for the community, direct-service-level employees are devoted to their clients and to the neighborhoods they serve

    Cons

    has grown too fast in recent years, can't support current staff in a professional manner. not enough basic things like office space/desks to allow for a comfortable work environment, even by non-profit standards

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in the development of the staff, do more to develop employees, be willing to pay top dollar for high-value employees in key positions


  6. Helpful (2)

    "It's not what it used to be"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Marys Center For Maternal and Child Care full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's looks semi-good on resume
    Depending on the department, it's an ok stepping stone

    Cons

    Favoritism - A LOT
    Very low pay & not enough raises
    Long hours
    No room for growth

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to favoritism patterns, stop hiring under qualified people without the necessary degrees and pay the staff in accordance to the work expected.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "it can be better"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - District of Columbia in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - District of Columbia in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great mission, best president and CEO, holistic approach to community needs

    Cons

    very low payment, almost no increase in 5+ years of service, little growing potential, MC is growing to fast and without control, very incompetent COO, he seems numbers, not people.

    Advice to Management

    if you want to retain medical providers increase payment and decrease patient load. Been founded as a Maternal and child care institution, you must have a paid maternity leave, this will be more truthful with the mission and will take care of your best asset... YOUR PEOPLE


  8. Helpful (2)

    "clinician"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Patients are very appreciative. coworkers are excellent and very supportive

    Cons

    Management is very disorganized. Do not get raises after working for many years.

    Advice to Management

    Raises and other benefits are needed for retention of staff. Long term staff members are not heard by upper management however the new Medical Director is excellent.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good volunteer experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great staff working on some incredible programs for the local community. They really strive to make continuing education accessible to working parents, by babysitting their children for example, to really encourage participation.

    Cons

    They don't have a very structured program for student interns so it was challenging to get placed in a role that I wanted to have played, as there were not a lot of options in how we could be involved.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a more structured intern/volunteer program in multiple departments if possible so there are not only more opportunities for said volunteers, but it would perhaps attract more people to get involved.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Seek Other Employment if Offered"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marys Center For Maternal and Child Care full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The cause of the organization is great. They assist minorities with medial services at little to no cost through various programs. This also includes dental and health awareness.

    Cons

    The pay is very low, they do not give raises unless you are upper management and there is limited growth opportunity.