Boys & Girls Clubs of America Employee Reviews
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I really enjoy working at the boys& girls club it's a safe environment for children who are taught how to be productive in their daily lives, how to get along with others there's always things for the children to do.
Good place to work!
No pay raise
Boys and Girls club is lackluster. The one I went to had children eating snacks on the hallway floor, and they unplug the game stations so the kids HAVE to find something else to do at a specific time. They need to do better.
$5 per slice of pizza. Terrible. Not as clean as it should be.
Typical day consist of dealing with elementary kids in a afterschool setting. Have a great staff is very important. It can be unorganized at times but that can be do to staff calling off.
I enjoyed working with children so it was a simple experience that i enjoyed quite a lot as a high school student. Many of my Friends also volunteered time after school to help as well. I had a great time and have many fond memories of my time there.
The children were all hilarious
the lunches were a bit over priced for what was available to them
This agency afforded me the opportunity to work with one of the most vunerable populations;children of abuse and neglecte.
My experience was a teachable experience. I was given an opportunity to utilize educational knowledge and learn new skills and experiences. Although successful, I have mixed reviews about my position as Director. I learned problem solving skills and how to navigate thru a very challenging social service system. I enjoyed most working with abuse and neglected children. Working with them and their families was rewarding and disappointing.
Helping disstressed families
Not enough agency support and training.
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I was responsible for the before and after school program as well as our camp programs. I supervise and trained staff that worked with children in our program. Developed programs for children to participate in during their day. Maintained staff and children's files in compliance with state licencing guidelines. Maintained and monitored accounts receivable for weekly payments. Worked closely with parents of children in our programs. Created a itinerary for summer program that included field trips, pool trips, and day to day activities that were conducted on side. Developed and wrote a monthly newsletter for parents, children, and staff to let them know what was happening at the club and in our program. I would say that this was probably the best job I ever had. I never felt as if I was at work, unfortunately the recession hit and working for a non-profit was a bit precarious. I felt that I need to expand my horizons and move onto something that could offer my more money and more opportunity. If the above had been available to me here at the Club I would most likely still be there and loving every minute of it.
making a difference in a child's life, mentoring
lack of compensation
Working at the boys & Girls Club is quite the experience. Being on site with the kids was very exciting. we get to meet very different personalities and characteristics. Dealing with the supervisors was a challenge based on the fact they were only concerned with numbers and not anything else
I worked there for 2 summer as a counselor in training and I do not regret a second of it. Working at the Boys and Girls club was a fantastic experience for me and I really appreciate all the individuals who worked there. It was a great atmosphere and the superiors really cared about our well being and all the people I worked with, counselors in training and the regular counselor were really nice. I learned a lot about leadership and having to work well with other people. The hardest part of the job probably is just maintaining control and remaining calm at all times with the different behavioral issues of the different kids.
The atmosphere, trips with the kids, relationships formed
Great kids and staff are great but there are internal problems, lack of communication, no raises and somewhat unprofessional attitude from many. Some of the staff is amazing, and yet not recognized for their talents.
Staff and kids
no raises, failure to recognize and promote talent
Working for any Non-Profit is a very tough business, the economic outlook of our County is tough and people are not as giving as they were before the Mortgage BUST occurred. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington as a culture of let's give away our services for free. Which is good in one hand, but NOT good in the other hand. Why? BILLS have to be paid and lights need to be on, and great what we do for the children, but we have to turn a profit. That is one of the reasons why CLUBS CLOSED.
Teaching our Children
To many chiefs, not enough indains! everybody wants to be a boss and DC culture is all about themselves.
I learned how the compile database reports for Capital Hill in which it allowed me to interact with The Senators & House Reps on hoe much money they were spending in each club.. I truly enjoyed working with my co-workers.. The most enjoyable part was interacting with the Boys & Girls at the clubs