Pros: make a difference for those you serve.
Cons: benefits are terrible, expensive, and not all emcompasssing, pay very low compared to other non profits, no structure, no policies. a child association pretending to be an adult.
Job description says 35 hours a week. On average, you will work between 60-70 if you would like to remain employed. There are antiquitated forms for fundraising that consume your day and you have no ability to give feedback or improvement strategies on the "Core Four". Management is often imcompetent due to lack of training and only hiring from within – more... (while this is often a quality many look for in an employer, MDA will not hire from outside to even find a qualified individual for field work mid levels.) The saving grace were the co-workers. They were reliable and consistent, and we were like family. Our common bond was the fear or losing our job. – less