City Year

  www.cityyear.org
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

164 Employee Reviews (View Most Recent)

Sort all reviews by: Date Rating
in

 

hard work, low pay, good cause

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsMeeting people. Also its for a good cause and if you enjoy working with kids you get that opportunity.

ConsThe stipend is very small, almost unlivable.

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Slightly disorganized, but overall a good experience.

    Corps Member (Current Employee) Baton Rouge, LA (US)

    I have been working at City Year full-time for less than a year

    Pros: The core purpose of City Year - working to support students who show signs of dropping out of high school - makes any of the… Cons: Because the teams at each school are made up of 17-24 year olds, and because the emphasis is on the TEAM, expect to face some… Advice to Senior Management: There needs to be a lot more "bottom-up" feedback and, frankly, there needs to be an awareness of the gender and leadership styles of the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

    2 people found this helpful  

    City Year has so much potential, but fails miserably to follow through.

    Corps Member (Current Employee) Detroit, MI (US)

    I have been working at City Year full-time for less than a year

    Pros: 1) Working with and mentoring kids is a special experience. 2) The Corps Members themselves are… Cons: 1) The City Year superiors (Team Leaders, Program Managers, Program Directors) have proven to be largely incompetent. They make decisions in a very dictatorial… Advice to Senior Management: -Hire more competent managers. -Seek data to see the longterm impact… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

There are newer reviews on City Year.

Worked for City Year? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.