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National Youth Services Corps Reviews

Updated July 20, 2017
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Nnamdi Thomas Okore-Affia
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Pros
  • Platform to meet different people from different part of the country (in 7 reviews)

  • You meet people with different culture and background (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • the inability of corps members to choose place of primary assignment could pose a big barrier in discharging duties effectively (in 12 reviews)

  • Corp members dont get to choose their ppa, you are mostly posted to areas outside your field of study (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Data Entry Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at National Youth Services Corps full-time

    Pros

    There is a flexible work hours and great culture.

    Cons

    Its more of a routine job, nothing challenging.


  2. "cook"

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    Current Employee - Cook in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Cook in Greensboro, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at National Youth Services Corps part-time

    Pros

    love to cook for people and do other thing in kitchen

    Cons

    need more hours to get by just need full time job

    Advice to Management

    none

  3. "My experience during NYSC was okay."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A new environment, meeting new people, and opportunties to better community.

    Cons

    It was disorganized and the original purpose has been defied.


  4. "Physics/Mathematics Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Was a great experience with new challenges everyday. Working during the NYSC period was a life changing experience.

    Cons

    I cant particularly point out any nerve wrecking cons per se.

    Advice to Management

    That a better framework be structured to help people want to give more to the communities they find themselves in.


  5. "Wonderful Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The allowee is good
    In Lagos, the SAED program is a welcome program for youtth development

    Cons

    Really needs restructuring and better management

    Advice to Management

    Treat Corpers well, Move Nigeria forward
    Give Corpers meaningful jobs to do


  6. "I gained the experience on how budget is being processed and presented"

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

    Pros

    I discovered it is a place where i can achieve my dreams and a place where i can build my dreams

    Cons

    The challenges i might be facing is to meet up with the required target being assinged to me

    Advice to Management

    My advice is to allow room for research and sending the employees on all training that might be useful for the growth of the organization


  7. "review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    necessary and good for rural experience

    Cons

    pays poorly and with few opportunities for career advancement

  8. "It made me to discover some of my potential, such as been a business orientated, able to face challenges under pressure."

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in South Ozone Park, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in South Ozone Park, NY

    I have been working at National Youth Services Corps part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Contributing my attribute to the company, creating ideas and awareness to the public for the growth of the company

    Cons

    For me to be diligent at work and my benefit is not been paid to me, in time policies, an always time conscious

    Advice to Management

    A company were their is team work among the workers, there will always be rapid growth, and cooperation among the workers


  9. "Mandatory Service Year"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Got to meet new people, shared new experiences, went places.

    Cons

    Disrespectful staff, no care for staff.

    Advice to Management

    The working conditions for employees should be improved upon.


  10. "Nysc title review for the one year I was with them"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Was a nice experience because I got the chance of knowing several great people

    Cons

    Payment usually was delayed for no just cause

    Advice to Management

    They need to pay Corp guys earlier


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