World Vision USA Reviews

Updated 25 Aug 2020

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4.0
86%
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92%
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World Vision USA President Edgar Sandoval
Edgar Sandoval
18 Ratings
Pros
  • "gt; Family-friendly policies and empathetic managers support work-life balance(in 19 reviews)

  • "Great mission and leadership that really believe in the mission(in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "I hear the pay is slightly lower than average relative to your position's Seattle average, but hey, it's a non-profit humanitarian organization(in 16 reviews)

  • "If the decision to be made is the right thing to do but could result in the loss of donors, the donor wins every time(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Ex Employee"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at World Vision USA part-time

    Pros

    Friendly, fun environment for workers

    Cons

    Hard to get sponsors in shifts

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  2. "Great Place"

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

    I worked at World Vision USA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful international expirience and exposure

    Cons

    Limited funding thus short term contracts

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  3. "Believes in their staff to accomplish their mission and goals."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Internal Communications Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at World Vision USA full-time

    Pros

    Serving the under privileged. WV values it's employees, provides competitive salaries

    Cons

    Non-profit organization, must agree & sign statements of faith.

  4. "Great mission, ineffective practices"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at World Vision USA full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The mission is important and as a charity the relief efforts are effective.

    Cons

    Discrimination, Un-Christlike behavior, outdated policies, slow. Limited transparency from senior leadership. You will be blindsided and backstabbed by your leaders and colleagues in the name of Christ. Every team is on a different page fighting for resources.

    World Vision USA Response

    Talent Acquisition Partner

    We are very sorry to hear the concerns you have raised. World Vision strives to provide a Christ-honoring employment experience with multiple reporting avenues for individuals to raise concerns. Please feel free to share specifics by coming forward or through the anonymous hotline so they may be looked into and resolved.

  5. "Incredible Organization"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Partnership Manager in Franklin, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at World Vision USA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Incredible team and leadership; A privilege to be a part of work that changes lives daily.

    Cons

    As with all organizations that are large, often the process is slower than desired.

  6. "Good international environment"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Monrovia, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at World Vision USA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Cross cultural experiencia and social mission

    Cons

    Lack of direction at some of the units, slow processes and old systems

  7. "Incredibly Org with lots of slow processes"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retention Product Leader in Federal Way, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at World Vision USA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Incredible organization that pours into their employees spiritual work and does meaningful, life changing work.

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic process that lead to slow progress.

  8. "Amazing people doing important work - yet lack of job security and transparency from the top."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at World Vision USA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Genuinely kind & gracious people who care about the mission. - Large, name brand charity working to alleviate poverty. - Important work making a true impact in the world.

    Cons

    - Organizationally a mess, re-orgs every year, your job will be eliminated at some point. In my situation, me and my colleague were let go and our position was combined into one. We then had to each compete against each other to get the new role. - Lack of training for people managers making them subpar at their job. - Lots of waste of time, money, energy, people and resources.

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  9. "Great Cause, Bad Internal Practices"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Federal Way, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at World Vision USA full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The cause is great, most models used are effective.

    Cons

    Policies are discriminatory; money is king and all will be done for raising funds; old school way of thinking; organization as a whole is too conservative

  10. "Love this company!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at World Vision USA full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Culture and breadth of work

    Cons

    Not many, very strict with brand guidelines.

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