Culinary Intern (Former Employee) – Long Island, NY – June 27, 2018
Would recommend to a friend. Received Culinary training and enjoyed the experience of being able to properly sanitize and cook foods. I feel more confident using my cooking skills on the job after this training
MAINTENANCE WORKER (Former Employee) – Long Island City, NY – May 12, 2018
Nice,laid back working atmosphere. The people were nice and respectable. Although it was a custodian position, clients helped maintain the area by keeping it clean. However, the pay is not conducive to the cost of living.
Director (Former Employee) – LIC, NY – March 5, 2018
Staff are treated as disposable resources. This agency will use you until your usefulness wears out then you are shelved. Executive staff are elitist and EXTREMELY protective of their high salaries that are at least 50-60% higher than a frontline staff member's. Clients are the bread and butter and are paraded around elected officials strategically.
Case Manager/Life Skills Coordinator (Former Employee) – New York, NY – January 5, 2018
A days work was always busy. I learned about the importance of submitting monthly reports on a timely fashion. Upper management operated off how much one sought their approval. culture was corroborative. keeping up with constant demands. Most enjoyable part was seeing clients accomplish goals.
Case Manager (Current Employee) – Harlem, NY – November 12, 2017
Fortune Society provides a great opportunity for individuals young in the field to enter Social Services and make a great impact. Compensation could be much better and the employees would greatly benefit for more paid vacation time to prevent Compassion Fatigue and Burn Out. Opportunity for advancement.
Legal Advocate, Bronx (Current Employee) – Fortune Society – October 24, 2017
This non profit organization has a mission statement that is incongruent with its actual day to day application in running their business. They care more about their funders than they do their clients. Fortune has a large turnover rate and employees are constantly leaving because of issues that cannot be addressed in a post. I would not recommend this as a workplace for anyone.
Maintenance Worker (Former Employee) – Queens, NY – January 28, 2017
I had to sweep and mop the hallways with people going back and forth while I was trying to do what was asked of me, it is hard when people don't follow the rules and they want you to clean correctly when people are in the way
productive and exciting work place. learned many skills as an administrative assistant. Pleasant staff and employers to work with. the hardest part was maintaining schedules for different work shop classes.