American Red Cross Reviews

Updated 10 Jul 2020

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3.2
46%
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64%
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American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern
Gail McGovern
1,214 Ratings
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  • "Volunteers may not stay in their role long due to personal or business life(in 125 reviews)

  • "Upper management ignorantly overreaching while local management had no idea of their roles(in 120 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lifeguard/Swim Instructor in Chicago, IL
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay for not doing much

    Cons

    It was a summer job.

  2. "Good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Volunteer 

    I worked at American Red Cross part-time

    Pros

    Nice work environment. Nice people.

    Cons

    I can't think of any.

  3. "good"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Driver in Macon, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They let me do my job

    Cons

    There wasn't any at that time.

  4. "Good growth into nonprofit"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Business Operations Specialist in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time

    Pros

    People you work with are the most passionate and hard-working

    Cons

    Senior Leadership can be out of touch.

  5. "Love working here!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Talent Aquisistion in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Red Cross full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits and flexibility to allow for work life balance

    Cons

    I can not think of any cons

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant 

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time

    Pros

    Great people, team, culture and work environment

    Cons

    No downsides, it was a great experience

  7. "Love my Job/Great training"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mobile Phlebotomist in Beaver, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. Knowing your making a true difference in someone's life!

    Cons

    Varied hours and travel for training.

  8. "instructor"

    4.0
    Current Employee - CPR Instructor in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at American Red Cross part-time

    Pros

    kind coworkers, flexible. paid to drive

    Cons

    it takes time to learn

  9. "Good company"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Red Cross full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Mission driven, helping people, service focused.

    Cons

    Internal systems need improvement to increase efficiency from all divisions.

  10. "Good employer, but be prepared to do more with less"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Director in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Red Cross full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Employees tend to stay, benefits are fair, leadership has improved

    Cons

    Workload can be withering, the company has been downsizing steadily

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