American Cancer Society
2.9 of 5 347 reviews Atlanta, GA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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great learning experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at American Cancer Society as an intern for less than a year

Prosvery dedicated staff, friendly, passionate

Consbeware of public health bureaucracy which can frustrate even the most passionate worker

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3 people found this helpful  

Poor Management, low pay and too many hours

Manager (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL (US)

I have been working at American Cancer Society full-time for more than 5 years

Pros: We definitley help cancer patients and their families. Huge… Cons: Incredible amount of inept leaders. Over paid CEO and executives. Lack of recognition for staff… Advice to Senior Management: Clean House-- Get some real management talent here who earn what they make. Correct the ridiculous levels of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Fun and exciting but not a good job for anyone with a family.

Community Representative (Former Employee)
Jacksonville, FL (US)

I worked at American Cancer Society full-time for more than a year

Pros: Volunteers are fantastic, co-workers are fun and enthusiastic. Great about compensating for… Cons: Management was trying to grow the market-share too quickly (requiring too many individual Relay for Life events in one area) rather than focusing on the… Advice to Senior Management: Turnover is incredibly high which is distracting to volunteers. Please listen to what the employees in the field are telling you about… More

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