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Children's Aid Reviews

Updated Feb 8, 2020

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3.1
37%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
Approve of CEO
Children's Aid President/CEO Phoebe Boyer
Phoebe Boyer
28 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)

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  1. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Child & Youth Care Worker 

    I worked at Children's Aid full-time

    Pros

    - good community - nice environment

    Cons

    - long hours - difficult clients

    Children's Aid2019-07-28
  2. "You don't want to work there"

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    • Senior Management
     in Newmarket, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Children's Aid

    Pros

    pay,benefits. Nothing else is appealing

    Cons

    management is protected no matter what they do

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    Children's Aid2014-12-03
  3. "Management Heavy, Community Minimal"

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    • 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
  4. "Great starting point into working."

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    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
  5. "Caring organization"

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    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
  6. "OK"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Controller in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They have good benefits: 403B and health

    Cons

    There is no teamwork in the department

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    Children's Aid2019-10-09
  7. "Ok place to work"

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    Current Employee - Prevention Specialist in Fair Lawn, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Long standing employment gets benefits. Assist with reimbursement for school

    Cons

    Very catty and unprofessional demeanor from some of the employers.

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    Children's Aid2019-09-04
  8. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Payroll Specialist 

    I worked at Children's Aid full-time

    Pros

    Team was really good and understanding

    Cons

    I dont have any negative feedback

    Children's Aid2019-08-01
  9. "Stay away."

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    Former Employee - Teacher in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I have nothing positive to say

    Cons

    Lack of management, poor communication, no support, overload of work, team constantly calling out, low pay, lack of interpersonal skills, awful union, facilities in poor conditions

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    Children's Aid2019-08-22
  10. "A positive experience. Limited opportunities for growth."

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    Current Employee - Foster Care Supervisor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Aid full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Very professional environment. Well regarded agency

    Cons

    Foster Care is difficult work.

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    Children's Aid2019-07-08

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