UNICEF Reviews

Updated Jul 28, 2021

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UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore (no image)
Henrietta H. Fore
153 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work environment, Personnal Development(in 46 reviews)

  • "Diversity and mandate for children(in 32 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work-life balance is not valued or encouraged(in 29 reviews)

  • "Extremely poor management (at all levels)(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good culture

      May 29, 2021 - Program Officer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefit for all employees

      Cons

      Internal Bureaucracy and Political Practices

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      UNICEF Construction Worker

      Feb 23, 2021 - Warehouse Associate in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work was fair and the flexible time

      Cons

      There was no cons working here, everyone was understanding

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great experience with good management but little pay

      Mar 25, 2021 - Campaign Representative in Winnipeg, MB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexibility, ability to work remotely

      Cons

      In the fundraising branch all work was very metric oriented

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Nice place

      Oct 28, 2020 - Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Rewarding if you like seeing the lives of children saved

      Cons

      Might be difficult to maintain work-life balance

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Aug 28, 2020 - Consultant in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It is very rewarding work

      Cons

      It is very bureaucratic work

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great org

      Aug 11, 2020 - Consultant in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Org doing great work, good place to work and learn

      Cons

      Very slow and bureaucratic - takes time to get things done

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      gain lots of experince

      Feb 13, 2020 - Student Fundraiser 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Helping families across the world with beneficial substance and material that's constructive to good health and living

      Cons

      Lots of negative inputs from people who have been asked to donate

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      It's worth taking a bit of a pay cut to support a great cause

      Nov 26, 2018 - Communications Officer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Helping people and making a difference on a local and national scale.

      Cons

      Making ends meet and procuring government and other funding options.

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    9. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Graphic Designer

      Jan 8, 2019 - Graphic Designer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      International reach and core company values.

      Cons

      High turn over and overall not a happy place to work. Stay away.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Organization that does great work but . . . .

      Dec 2, 2015 - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Helping children around the world Working with great people Flexible work environment (in terms of being able to work from home, schedule appointments, etc.)

      Cons

      Very limited in terms of growth/opportunity within the organization No consistency or fairness in terms of salary and treatment of employees among different teams (i.e. similar role on one team makes less money than that on another team for no apparent reason) Not very many perks/benefits like time off during holidays or staff appreciation events Minimal to no recognition for exceeding goals/targets Vacation time is minimal and impossible to negotiate more No transparency from Management/HR in terms of roles/salaries/performance reviews/etc. No clear direction/consensus from Executive Team

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