Starlight Children's Foundation Overview

  • www.starlight.org
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 1 to 50 Employees
  • 1982
  • Non-profit Organisation
  • Health Charities
  • $5 to $10 million (USD)

CompetitorsUNKNOWN

Starlight’s mission is to deliver happiness to seriously ill children and their families by turning pain, fear and stress into laughter, fun and joy – because a sick kid is still a kid at heart. Founded in 1982 by Peter Samuelson and Emma Samms, Starlight has helped more than 60 ...
Mission: Delivering happiness to seriously ill children and their families.

Starlight Children's Foundation Reviews

3.2
45%
Recommend to a Friend
61%
Approve of CEO
Adam Garone
Adam Garone
5 Ratings
2.0
Former Employee, more than 1 year

"Bizarre"

6 Apr 2016 - Anonymous Employee in Paddington, England, England
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook

Pros

A really great cause that the staff generally want to make a difference. Good for students who want to make a bit of extra cash

Cons

Very weak leadership team, bad management and outdated practices. Inability to see the bigger picture,instead prefer focusing on petty issues. Waste a lot of the publics money on unnecessary

Advice to Management

Ditch your leadership team
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Diversity & Inclusion at Starlight Children's Foundation

4.0
(3 reviews)

Starlight Children's Foundation Interviews

Experience
Positive50%
Negative17%
Neutral33%
Getting an Interview
Applied online100%
Difficulty
2.8
Average
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  1. Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Canada
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Phone interview with typical interview questions followed by in person interview where I had to present an idea. Convinced this was just an opportunity to fish for new ideas as this was brought up as an issue for the company a number of times. The idea I presented was written down by the interviewers yet I was not offered a position. The only question I was asked during this portion of the interview was "tell me about yourself."
    Interview

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Starlight Children's Foundation Awards & Accolades

  • Top-Rated NonprofitGreat Nonprofits2014
  • Exchange Gold ParticipantGuideStar2014

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Does Starlight Children's Foundation offer a wellness program?

...Turnover and mental health leave are exceptionally high due to very poor management and a toxic workplace....

28 January 2020

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