Australian Red Cross Reviews

Updated 18 Sep 2020

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3.8
69%
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86%
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Australian Red Cross CEO Judy Slatyer
Judy Slatyer
20 Ratings
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  • "Sometimes it was a bit boring when there were too many volunteers on the floor at the same time(in 7 reviews)

  • "Small teams and high workload, particularly during disaster season can be frustrating at times(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Volunteer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Volunteer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Red Cross part-time

    Pros

    Good work culture and great friendly environment.

    Cons

    There are no cons as such.

  2. "Excellent Opportunity & Great Management"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Volunteer/Retail Assistant & POS Display/VM 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Australian Red Cross part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent opportunity to gain retail in a supportive environment. My manager always gave me opportunities to push myself further, and her confidence in me, made me more confident.

    Cons

    There were no cons working at Red Cross


  3. "Great team"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Team Member in Sydney

    I have been working at Australian Red Cross part-time

    Pros

    Good to get to know new people Great management

    Cons

    No cons to mention about the red cross

  4. "Poor leadership from the top"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Unemployed in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Red Cross full-time

    Pros

    The people on the ground

    Cons

    Leadership not caring about staff or volunteers

  5. "Great community"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Case Manager in Albury

    I have been working at Australian Red Cross full-time

    Pros

    Many job opportunities and experiences

    Cons

    High workload and sometimes little support

  6. "Friendly environment, great people"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Australian Red Cross full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very supportive and professional staff, good salary, opportunity to help people

    Cons

    Sometimes you feel lack of professional learning and development

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  7. "Good but gets repetitive after a while"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant Volunteer in Marrickville
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    cheerful manager, good customers, visual merchandising

    Cons

    work gets repetitive after a few months

  8. "Great"

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

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

    Pros

    - Awesome way to gain retail experience - Managers are usually pretty chill. - Sometimes you get offered free tickets to stuff - 20% volunteer discount

    Cons

    - Customers constantly trying to bargain

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  9. "Volunteer Retail Assistant at an Australian Red Cross Retail Shop."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Produktmanager Indoorcycling / Gruppenfitness in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Red Cross part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Nice and friendly co-workers. - Warm and welcoming work environment. - Very caring and helpful manager. - Free tea and cookies. - 20% employee discount for most products. - Flexible hours.

    Cons

    - Lack of supervision when learning to complete new tasks. - Store environment is quite congested. - Store can be quite busy at times, making it difficult to ask for the manager's input. - Formal training is not prioritized; it is more about learning on the job.

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  10. "Great Place to Gain experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shop Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Red Cross part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - getting to talk to people from all backgrounds - good management - store discount - great culture

    Cons

    - having to stand long hours

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