American Red Cross Reviews

Updated 31 Jul 2020

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3.2
49%
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65%
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American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern
Gail McGovern
1,221 Ratings
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  • "This Company has always need more volunteers(in 126 reviews)

  • "Upper management ignorantly overreaching while local management had no idea of their roles(in 121 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Passionate people; intense burnout"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful place to work and learn.

    Cons

    Burnout and politics are the largest problems.

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  2. "Great Place and Team to work for!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Red Cross full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, Fun Work Place, Never a dull moment, Stay busy.

    Cons

    Time Commitment, Other than that, there are no Cons


  3. "American Red Cross"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Trainer 

    I have been working at American Red Cross full-time

    Pros

    Long runway of opportunity for career advancement!

    Cons

    It is a very large organization.

  4. "Lab technician"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Lab Technician 

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time

    Pros

    This company help improve many life

    Cons

    This Company has always need more volunteers

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  5. "American Red Cross"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Training Instructor in Chattanooga, TN

    I worked at American Red Cross part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay, flexible schedule, worked for a great person,

    Cons

    Limited full time opportunity, no insurance, lack of communication on schedulers part

  6. "Overworked but fairly compensated"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Volunteer Recruter in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very supportive organization that pays a living wage for the work they request of you. Good management and organization.

    Cons

    Difficult to maintain work/life balance. Unrealistic expectations for metrics. Depends too heavily on volunteers to reach mission. High burnout.

  7. "Board Member Review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Board Member 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Red Cross part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people who always act upon Red Cross values. Rewarding experience!

    Cons

    Everything was good. Great experience!

  8. "Pool Supervision"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Red Cross part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great way to meet people and supervise children and/or adults in pool activities

    Cons

    no cons at the moment

  9. "Red Cross Volunteer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Volunteer in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at American Red Cross part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    helping people, meeting new people, traveling

    Cons

    too many emails about updates

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Lack of apreciation"

    2.0
    Current Employee - DCA 

    I have been working at American Red Cross full-time

    Pros

    Can do over time , gain new experiences , meet new people and build relationships

    Cons

    They dont appreciate there employees , there is no real teamwork , People do whatever they want and can get away with it .

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