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The Buckeye Ranch Reviews

Updated July 20, 2017
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  1. "The Buckey Ranch truely makes a difference in the lives of children"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grove City, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grove City, OH

    I have been working at The Buckeye Ranch full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I feel like my supervisor and manager are great people, very flexible and willing to work with me. Very good teachers and they care about other employees. Good benefits.

    Cons

    There are none at this time.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to care about people you do it well.

    The Buckeye Ranch Response

    Mar 1, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for these kind and meaningful words. Great people who care. We are so glad that you joined us and that you have had such positive experiences working here!


  2. "Very Hard work, Low Pay, Great Co-workers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Buckeye Ranch full-time

    Pros

    So many great coworkers to laugh with

    Cons

    Management does not care about employee safety.

  3. "Ranch Review"

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    Current Employee - Medical Technician in Grove City, OH
    Current Employee - Medical Technician in Grove City, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Buckeye Ranch full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It was rewarding work on good days.

    Cons

    Being hit, kicked, spit on, and threatened can get tiresome.

    Advice to Management

    Provide greater financial incentives to keep quality employees.

    The Buckeye Ranch Response

    Mar 1, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for your years of service and your courage to provide this feedback. Having worked here for some time, you know that our primary goal is to help maltreated and traumatized children, most... More


  4. "Great Company to Work For!"

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    Former Employee - Foster Care Case Manager
    Former Employee - Foster Care Case Manager
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Buckeye Ranch (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company was great! Very flexible work environment. Great benefits. Working with many people who have great, caring hearts.

    Cons

    Stressful job; Not high paying, but the benefits were great to make up for that.

    The Buckeye Ranch Response

    Mar 1, 2017 – Human Resources

    It is always nice to hear staff describe our organization, our PEOPLE, our benefits, and our flexibility as great! Is there also stress? With responsibility for providing support to foster youth... More


  5. "Night shift"

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    Former Employee - Youth Leader in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Youth Leader in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    Pretty smooth worked in IC. Worth it if you do not mined over nights.

    Cons

    Tired nights. Have to walk the campus on cold freezing nights most part your are in a unit.

    Advice to Management

    Internet service to employees

    The Buckeye Ranch Response

    Mar 1, 2017 – Human Resources

    Night shift staff are key to helping children stay and feel safe after lights out. Thank you for being there for them.


  6. "Can't Speak for Every Department"

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

    Pros

    Benefits, reputation and feeling like you make a difference. The people you come in contact with are challenging but the work is rewarding. Opportunities for overtime.

    Cons

    Feeling overworked, salaries/pay rates aren't great depending on what you ask for.

    Advice to Management

    increase overall support and trust by cutting down problems clearly identified by workers.


  7. "Youth Leader"

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    Current Employee - Youth Leader in Grove City, OH
    Current Employee - Youth Leader in Grove City, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Buckeye Ranch full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You get to make a difference in the lives of children and you see how they grow by being around you

    Cons

    You get to weather the storm of children learning who they are and how to maintain themselves in society.

    Advice to Management

    More on unit activites

    The Buckeye Ranch Response

    Jun 23, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for such insightful Pros and Cons. It is definitely true that Youth Leaders have a significant impact on the children in our care. At the end of the day, it really is about helping them... More

  8. "youth leader"

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    Former Employee - Youth Leader in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Youth Leader in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Buckeye Ranch (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment and surroundings; great staff; great acknowledgement of self; great opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    Unpredictable situations; sometimes unruly residents

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work and commitment to the task at hand


  9. "Child Protection Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Buckeye Ranch full-time

    Pros

    Co-wokers are great! Excellent position starting out of college gain lots of experience. Overall work culture is very pleasant

    Cons

    just with the nature of the work is can get pretty stressful and overwhelming at times.


  10. "Staff are NOT valued here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Buckeye Ranch full-time

    Pros

    Allows you to know your strengths and weaknesses. Many opportunities to take kids into the community if things are running smoothly in the units. Flexible schedule if needed.

    Cons

    Start out on 2nd shift schedule. Staff are way underpaid. Clinical team does not care about support staff who put their time and effort into working with the kids.


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