Children's Aid Reviews

Updated 27 May 2020

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3.0
37%
Recommend to a Friend
54%
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Children's Aid President/CEO Phoebe Boyer
Phoebe Boyer
30 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working with children and seeing them enjoy themselves(in 6 reviews)

  • "Probation is only 90 days; flexible schedule; trauma informed organization; really hard to get fired here; tuition assistance program(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay with little opportunity for earning more, despite credentials(in 16 reviews)

  • "Long hours and/or staying late more than most jobs(in 7 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Volunteer"

    5.0
     

    I worked at Children's Aid

    Pros

    Understanding, good people, helpful experience

    Cons

    Not applicable to the statement

    Children's Aid2017-03-12
  2. "GOOD PLACE TO WORK"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    VolunteeringManager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Children's Aid

    Pros

    Staff were friendly, socialable. Management on the whole were good

    Cons

    Organisation going through changes so a high turn over of staff

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    Children's Aid2016-08-27
  3. "mission-driven with pros and cons"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Community School Director in New York, NY

    I worked at Children's Aid full-time

    Pros

    there are some really amazing people working with the org who care about kids and are truly committed to improving equity in education

    Cons

    top-down management can hinder progress at school sites

    Children's Aid2020-05-28
  4. "Feels like family"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Case Planner in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Children's Aid full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Being about of the Children's Aid feels like you are part of a family!

    Cons

    Hours can be long and late!

    Children's Aid2020-04-24
  5. "A lot of responsibilities and heavy caseload"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Case Worker in New York, NY
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Aid full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great colleagues. Decent work environment.

    Cons

    Lack of communication with Supervisors

    Children's Aid2020-04-23
  6. "Great place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Children's Aid full-time

    Pros

    Very important work, good people.

    Cons

    Do not really have anything negative to say

    Children's Aid2020-04-07
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Disgusted"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Aid full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I like my coworkers I work with

    Cons

    Disorganized and horrible leadership

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    Children's Aid2020-03-20
  8. "Management Heavy, Community Minimal"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Children's Aid full-time

    Pros

    High quality work environment

    Cons

    Programing lacks resident and community buy-in

    Children's Aid2020-02-08
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great starting point into working."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Caseworker in Bronx, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Aid full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Gained a better understanding of my community. - Helped humble me.

    Cons

    - Nepotisim - Sexual Harrasment

    Children's Aid2019-12-02
  10. "Caring organization"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Social Worker in Bronx, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Children's Aid full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    co workers innovative programs large reach in NYC

    Cons

    low paid disorganized disconnected from other units/depts programs keep changing

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    Children's Aid2019-11-04
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