Australian Red Cross Reviews

Updated 30 Jun 2020

To filter reviews, or .
3.7
79%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Australian Red Cross CEO Judy Slatyer
Judy Slatyer
20 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "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)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "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

  2. "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

    Continue reading
  3. "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

  4. "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

    Continue reading
  5. "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.

    Continue reading
  6. "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

  7. "Not too bad"

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

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

    Pros

    Good people, decent money, organisation doing great work

    Cons

    Management issues, not much room to progress career.

  8. "Case worker"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Case Worker 

    I worked at Australian Red Cross full-time

    Pros

    Big organisation and lots of roles

    Cons

    Lack of job security in some areas

  9. "Good job training"

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

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

    Pros

    Training, can be first job

    Cons

    No money paid, strict managers

  10. "making a rela difference"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Caseworker in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Australian Red Cross full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The best workplace I ever worked, great for those who work there and those who receive services

    Cons

    Some programs are funded by Government and rely on that, so even on-going roles can finish suddently

Found 50 reviews