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4.3
92%
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Pros
  • "They are a Christian Organization(in 23 reviews)

  • "samaritan's purse(in 20 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "samaritan's purse(in 11 reviews)

  • "but to be expected for a ministry-focused non-profit that seeks to maximize every donor dollar(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great people to work with.

      Jan 6, 2022 - Security Manager in Englewood, CO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great staff and volunteers to work with. The organization treats its staff exceptionally well. The branch of the organization you work in communicates well and is inclusive to their own.

      Cons

      Nepotism, not a lot of room for growth outside of NC.

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    2. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Challenging

      Jan 16, 2022 - Medical Resident 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Meaningful work where you know you make a difference every day

      Cons

      Its too bad they don't care for their employees as much as they do their beneficiaries. They don't support their employees and have extreme expectations for working. the administration is "top heavy".

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work overall, lots of politics

      Jan 4, 2022 - Systems Analyst in Boone, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good competitive benefits. Friendly environment.

      Cons

      Politics Poor business systems and hard to find institutional knowledge

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Seasonal Human Resources Recruiter

      Dec 31, 2021 - Seasonal Human Resources in Boone, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Genuine faith, earnest ministry. Generally, no work on Sundays.

      Cons

      Poor pay (20-60% below market), no benefits for seasonal staff, work all seasonal holidays (Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving weekend (but not Thanksgiving Day). Intentionally understaffed and underpaid under the veneer of regard for donor contributions.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent Community Committed to Exalting Christ

      Nov 18, 2021 - Writer and Editor in North Wilkesboro, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Teams were committed to honoring Jesus There was a great company culture They had amazing benefits, including matching retirement contributions

      Cons

      They weren't overly family-oriented, though they were working on this through developing new policies in recent years They didn't always value new ideas

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Nov 3, 2021 - Grants Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I really appreciated the autonomy and support that I was given to do my job well.

      Cons

      on the lower end of salary offerings, but definitely worth the experience

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Excellent Mission!

      Oct 6, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Boone, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Prayer and devotions each morning to start the day. Dining Hall with hot lunch, deli and salad options for purchase.

      Cons

      Remote location in Boone, NC, but beautiful.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent Work Environment

      Sep 20, 2021 - Entry Level Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -The people are united in mission, dedicated to the vision, and work toward the ministry's goals. - Morning devotions are a great way to start the day. - Benefits are excellent.

      Cons

      -lower on the pay scale...but to be expected for a ministry-focused non-profit that seeks to maximize every donor dollar.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Step Lightly

      Aug 27, 2021 - Regional Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Mission of the organization is a joy to be a part of. Being a part of such a BIG reach is humbling. The people / volunteers are high level and incredibly generous, people of of integrity.

      Cons

      Some of the leaders are narcissistic. the Leadership does not trust the field offices even though the field is taught to train and trust their volunteer leaders. Very little opportunity to move up

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Top down leadership very conservative culture

      Aug 16, 2021 - Public Health Technical Specialist in Boone, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      SP has a huge budget and makes headlines

      Cons

      CEO whims inform organizational decisions more than needs of those organization serves.

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