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SCO Family of Services Reviews

Updated November 6, 2017
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Pros
  • The flexibility in the schedule was very good and so was the amount of vacation time (in 9 reviews)

  • Great vacation package, great experience, good for a start up job or if you have a B (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • disparity between administrators and employees in programs, little room for growth, frustrating populations to work with (in 7 reviews)

  • no room for growth, low pay for industry (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Secretary"

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

    I worked at SCO Family of Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Laid back environment
    - Flexible schedule
    - Great Managers
    - Fair cost for Benefits

    Cons

    - Low Pay with low incremental pay raises
    - lack of growth and professional development


  2. "Program Manager"

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

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible with the schedule
    Great benefit

    Cons

    over worked
    do not get paid for overtime

  3. "Just a job. Not for everyone."

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    Current Employee - Direct Support Professional
    Current Employee - Direct Support Professional
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It’s a job. They need people desperately. Tuition reimbursement program. Verizon Phone discount.

    Cons

    The pay is just short of minimum wage. Upper management doesn’t care.


  4. "Child care worker"

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    Current Employee - Child Care Worker in Sea Cliff, NY
    Current Employee - Child Care Worker in Sea Cliff, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Unique working enviroment. . . .

    Cons

    High turnover. . . .

    Advice to Management

    N/A. . . . . . .


  5. "Insightful"

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    Former Employee - Child Care Worker in Queens Village, NY
    Former Employee - Child Care Worker in Queens Village, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Ability to advance . Many programs to chose to work in. Good benefit package. Lots of per diem options

    Cons

    Some upper management may stagnate your growth. Can be overwhelming. May not always get training needed .

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Ok, but"

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

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services full-time

    Pros

    The work they do for the underserved

    Cons

    Pay is low raises are almost non existence

    Advice to Management

    Reward good employees with increases in pay


  7. "SCO Review"

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

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services part-time

    Pros

    -Benefits
    -Paid time off
    -Problem-solving skills

    Cons

    -Long full-time shifts and random on-call hours

  8. "My experience has been ok but I feel I am under paid especially since the other reviews that were left make double"

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    Current Employee - Child Care in Sea Cliff, NY
    Current Employee - Child Care in Sea Cliff, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You get some benefits and the work environment is pretty good along with the employees. And at my location overtime hours are usually available

    Cons

    The pay is horrible considering the fact that your a parent for the children and your responsible for their well being

    Advice to Management

    No advice to give


  9. "Activity Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at SCO Family of Services part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good kids, freedom developing lesson plan

    Cons

    Not stable , coworker drama, favoritism

    Advice to Management

    Keep the best interest of the kids as a main focus


  10. "A versatile company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at SCO Family of Services full-time

    Pros

    Vacation and Sick Time is good

    Cons

    Health care benefit is horrible


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