Security officer (Former Employee), Glenmont, NY – October 31, 2013
excellent place to learn and grown for your future. the teach and staff are always available for you.learn hands on skills that will help you along the lines the hardest part is to live on campus and getting familliar with the students and staff.
Residential Advisor (Current Employee), Glenmont, NY – October 9, 2013
Pros: pay is not awful for a human services position, however leaves you stuck and complacent
Cons: unsanitary working environment, disorganized, prison-like
The management and mission of the program is horrible. Even the good people who try to create a positive working environment have little power and are overrun by the financial motives of the government and the need for profit contracted agency running it. Sexual harassment from staff and dirty working conditions are things you will become accustomed – more... to. Job Corps is a national program where the mission is good, but the delivery is terrifying. Employees are not honored, but instead threatened with job security in the daily briefing meetings. Prepare to be disrespected by STAFF more heavily than the students you work with. – less
residential advisor (Former Employee), Glenmont, NY – September 12, 2013
Pros: free lunches
Cons: company didnt care about employees
i dealt with student behaviors the were less than admirable and staff members who were mostly out for themselves. all that being said i was able to perform in a professional manner and conduct my job as told.
Residential Advisor (Former Employee), Glenmont, NY – August 29, 2013
Pros: benefits and overtime
Cons: mixed communication from time to time
A typical day at work for me is to monitor trainees and to keep them safe. I learned how to build relationships with the youth. How to have conversations with the youth and not judge them based on their past lives. I've learned how to pinpoint a person's strengths and weaknesses from getting to know them. Management gave me the proper training I needed – more... to do my job efficiently. My co-workers have a great line of communication which is needed from shift to shift. This knowledge helps the staff on the following shift be equipped with the right tools to complete their shift as smooth as possible with out any surprises. The hardest part of my job is the redirection and sanctions/consequences that I have to deliver to the trainees. What I enjoy about my job is the relationships that i build with these young men and women. – less