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American Red Cross Reviews

Updated 19 Feb 2020

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3.1
46%
Recommend to a Friend
60%
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American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern
Gail McGovern
1,182 Ratings
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  • "Volunteers can be territorial and unwelcoming of paid staff(in 122 reviews)

  • "Communication between upper management is not the best(in 119 reviews)

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  1. "Health and Wellness Tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at American Red Cross part-time

    Pros

    Good hours and company to work for.

    Cons

    N/A for employers or employees

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    American Red Cross2019-05-06
  2. "Friendly, open and understanding staff at all levels"

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    Former Employee - Street Fundraiser in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Some of the most inspiring people to ever work with, who support you all the way and create an amazing team atmosphere.

    Cons

    The umbrellas used in fundraising are very flimsy.

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    American Red Cross2012-06-18
  3. "Information Technology Officer"

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    Former Employee - Information Technology Specialist in Nairobi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Red Cross part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Management and Proper Leadership

    Cons

    Insecurity, financial constraints and remote areas language barriers.

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    American Red Cross2020-02-19
  4. "This position you don't work for money"

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    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Louisville-Jefferson County, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Used to be a bout helping people in need.

    Cons

    Now its more of being a phone bank that has to check with people in a different state to save a life!

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    American Red Cross2020-02-14
  5. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The mission is compelling and allows you to impact many lives.

    Cons

    As with all non-profits, salary and benefits are not equivalent to private sector.

    American Red Cross2020-02-13
  6. "Good place to volunteer"

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    Current Employee - Office Support Volunteer in New Bern, NC
    Recommends

    I have been working at American Red Cross part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Help people through support of disaster recovery and blood donations

    Cons

    Office tasks can be a bit repetative

    American Red Cross2020-02-12
  7. "Great working environment"

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    Current Employee - Intern 

    I have been working at American Red Cross part-time

    Pros

    Great dedicated people. Great cause

    Cons

    The salary is below the national average

    American Red Cross2020-02-11
  8. "overall a great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Telerecruiter in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Red Cross part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good and supportive management, great bonus system

    Cons

    they are changing systems and it can be a bit confusing but they are working it out

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    American Red Cross2020-02-05
  9. "Great Mission"

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    Current Employee - Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Red Cross full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Helping people on a daily basis.

    Cons

    Long hours during disaster responses.

    American Red Cross2020-02-01
  10. "The whole workplace environment needs change"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Douglasville, GA

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent benefits and guaranteed hours.

    Cons

    Too much drama and cliques. Felt like high school. If you weren’t part of the cliques, you will not like your job.

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    American Red Cross2020-02-15

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