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YAI National Institute Reviews

Updated November 22, 2017
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Pros
  • well they have good benefits, this job is not for everybody (in 11 reviews)

  • Great benefits and the schedule can be flexible at times (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay for people doing tough work (in 20 reviews)

  • lack of support and sensitivity from upper management (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Worked here per diem during college and it was a good experience"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Direct Support Professional in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Direct Support Professional in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at YAI National Institute part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Experience in a healthcare type setting for pre-nursing, medical, or pa students. Flexible hours for college students. Locations all over long island.

    Cons

    Lower pay for what can sometimes be difficult or stressful work. Some houses can be understaffed due to high the over.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Rewarding"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - DSP in New York, NY
    Current Employee - DSP in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at YAI National Institute part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You learn as much from the clients as they do from you

    Cons

    Pay could be better. Shouldn't have to fight for hours. Management should be able to pick up the most shifts.

    Advice to Management

    Be fair

  3. "Good job"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YAI National Institute full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are great As a employee

    Cons

    Low pay for the amount of work that's done


  4. "assistant supervisor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at YAI National Institute full-time

    Pros

    agency cares about the people we support and staff
    alot of room to grow

    Cons

    i have no pros to write


  5. "Dsp"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The people you work with all care about the residents, flexible hours, great benefits

    Cons

    Low pay for people doing tough work


  6. "Fee for Service"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - LMSW Fee for Service Clinician in Bayside, NY
    Current Contractor - LMSW Fee for Service Clinician in Bayside, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at YAI National Institute as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very organized and people are great

    Cons

    Fee for Service position with no benefits


  7. "This is a great place"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Texas in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Texas in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at YAI National Institute full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They keep family in mind and have a great program to advance with schooling and always put their employees first

    Cons

    There is alot of overtime demanded with little to no increase in pay for 3 months to possibly two and a half years

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone equally with dignity and respect and more of your employees will stay around in the long run

  8. "Recreational Counselor"

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    Former Employee - Recreational Counselor in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Recreational Counselor in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at YAI National Institute (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I wanted the opportunity to help individuals obtain the life skills that are so important.

    Cons

    The only downside is that i was only able to work 2 times per week

    Advice to Management

    I have no advice to management


  9. "DSP"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    well they have good benefits, this job is not for everybody

    Cons

    No Growth, they don't pay much but then again it's a nonprofit organization


  10. "Summer Intern"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Summer Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Summer Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at YAI National Institute (Less than a year)

    Pros

    YAI is an excellent organization which is committed to quality services for people with intellectual disabilities. The environment is supportive and positive, and management is engaged with the professional development of staff.

    Cons

    Because social services are under attack from government, the agency does not have the resources to pay as well as they might.


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